You are responsible for:
Documenting the criteria that will be used to evaluate alternative RDF stores to replace our use of Blazegraph.
Listing and reviewing potential alternate solutions in light of the criteria defined above. Experimenting with the most promising solutions to validate decisions.
Time permitting, implementing a new version of WDQS based on an alternate RDF store.
Skills and Experience:
Strong familiarity with Graph databases and / or RDF stores
Proven track record of analyzing complex processes and advising on strategy
Experience working with large-scale services
Qualities that are important to us:
Comfortable making trade-off decisions
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Additionally, we’d love it if you have:
Direct experience working with Wikidata Query Service
Understanding of the free culture, free software, or online rights movements
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