OpenLink Software is a leading provider of universal data access middleware. Its products include a suite of high-performance data access drivers for ODBC, JDBC and ADO.NET, the Virtuoso Hybrid Data Server for SQL, XML, and RDF, and the OpenLink Data Spaces suite of distributed collaborative applications.
OpenLink has extensive experience in scalable triple stores by extending its native Virtuoso database/SQL engine incorporate SPARQL query processing. Virtuoso offers both a native triple store and RDF middleware in a single product offering. It offers management and creation of physical and virtual triples in conjunctions with the ability to declaratively produce RDF views of SQL Data (SQL to RDF mapping). The OpenLink Data Spaces (ODS) application suite offers an integrated platform for managing and integrating blogs, wikis, RSS/Atom feeds, discussion forums and more. Naturally, all these applications are SIOC, SKOS, FOAF, and AtomOWL enabled. OpenLink has hands on experience at both the applications and data management levels within the Semantic Web technology realm.
OpenLink is a W3C member, an active participant in the W3C Semantic Web Education and Outreach (SWEO) Interest Group, a key member of the Linking Open Data project, and timeless supporter of the Open Data Movement. OpenLink presently hosts the DBpedia service. OpenLink leverages its experience with local and distributed query processing, SQL and SPARQL query optimization, RDF store and heterogeneous data integration technologies in developing an integrated database backbone for the project. OpenLink has extensive experience in combining RDF and Web 2.0 technologies. All data managed by the company’s ODS applications is also possible to query via SPARQL within the SIOC, FOAF and SKOS vocabularies.
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