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December 02, 2008


Kingsley Idehen


Are you looking into the synergies between the RDF Linked Data meme and MDM?

Simple value proposition of RDF Linked Data in the MDM realm comes down to this: the Identifiers of the MDM Entities incorporate HTTP, and by doing so it becomes possible to de-reference the description of an MDM Entity (which means exposing Entity Attribute and Relationship Data using a range of represenatations e.g. HTML, RDF/XML, RDFa etc.).

Some live examples:

1. http://demo.openlinksw.com/Northwind/Customer/ALFKI - View of Customer "ALFKI" note the value of foaf:primarytopic property

2. http://tinyurl.com/6a24ts - a Product Information Integration example (basically a product catalog using our Virtuoso Universal Server as an example).



A well researched article, thanks for the info

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