Expanding your data horizons

With RDF one resource can be combined with any other resource by making an assertion about the relationship (a triple). This makes it easy to expand a database that has been implemented using RDF.

Advantages of RDF over relational databases

External data Inferencing Schema New attributes Query structure
Relational Database Merge schema Not supported Required Requires migration Optimized for updates
RDF Database Identify redundencies Optional Optional Added on the fly Faster joins