Loading Data

GraphDB exposes multiple interfaces for loading RDF data.

GraphDB’s data loading interfaces

Interface

Use cases

Mode

Speed

SPARQL endpoint

No limits on the file size

Online parallel

Moderate speed

Workbench import a local or a remote RDF file

Small files limited up to 200MB

Online parallel

Moderate speed

Workbench import a server file

No limits on the file size

Online parallel

Fast ignoring all HTTP protocol overheads

ImportRDF Load

Batch import of very big files

Initial offline import with no plugins

Fast, with small speed degradation

ImportRDF Preload

Import huge datasets with no inference

Initial offline import with no inference and plugins

Ultra-fast without speed degradation