Simpler Graphs in Stardog 3


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By Kendall Clark, 23 April 2015 · 4 minute read

A reason many graph databases don’t offer reasoning is that it is difficult to engineer correctly. Most vendors simply don’t have the skill or expertise required to do it right. So most of them do an ad hoc hodgepodge of reasoning bits and bobs. At best the attitude is : “Hey, let’s plug in some kind of Prolog engine and hope for the best!” Somewhere after that you get handed a “graph metamodel” and told to do it yourself. Whee! At worst, the vendor spreads FUD about the value of reasoning altogether. Because, yeah, no users could possibly understand Venn diagrams…


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