Benchmarking the Performance of Linked Data Translation Systems Bizer, ChristianRuiz, DavidSchultz, AndreasRivero, Carlos R.
Benchmarking the Performance of Linked Data Translation Systems
Rivero, Carlos R.
data mapping, data translation
004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
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Linked Data sources on the Web use a wide range of different vocabularies to represent data describing the same type of entity. For some types of entities, like people or bibliographic record, common vocabularies have emerged that are used by multiple data sources. But even for representing data of these common types, different user communities use different competing common vocabularies. Linked Data applications that want to understand as much data from the Web as possible, thus need to overcome vocabulary heterogeneity and translate the original data into a single target vocabulary. To support application developers with this integration task, several Linked Data translation systems have been developed. These systems provide languages to express declarative mappings that are used to translate heterogeneous Web data into a single target vocabulary. In this paper, we present a benchmark for comparing the expressivity as well as the runtime performance of data translation systems. Based on a set of examples from the LOD Cloud, we developed a catalog of fifteen data translation patterns and survey how often these patterns occur in the example set. Based on these statistics, we designed the LODIB (Linked Open Data Integration Benchmark) that aims to reflect the real-world heterogeneities that exist on the Web of Data. We apply the benchmark to test the performance of two data translation systems, Mosto and LDIF, and compare the performance of the systems with the SPARQL 1.1 CONSTRUCT query performance of the Jena TDB RDF store.