[Mulgara-general] New JTA support now considered beta - please test and report success/failure to the list.
amitkapoor at mindspring.com
Mon Jan 14 15:09:50 UTC 2008
This is really good to hear and thanks for taking the time on getting this
done. I hope this, along with SPARQL and XA2, goes a long way in making
Mulgara the RDF store of choice.
On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 08:42:54PM +1000, Andrae Muys wrote:
> With revision 625 I am finally satisfied that the new JTA interface
> is functionally complete and has been subjected to a reasonable
> number of tests. This will allow Mulgara transactions to be
> synchronised with other databases which will provide an immediate
> solution to the problem of how to support BLOBS and other file/
> document storage. I would particularly like to thank the Topaz
> Foundation for their financial and logistical support that made this
> improvement feasible, it really is greatly appreciated.
:) We (Topaz) are going to start soon enough with this. We have some of the
capabilities of treating 'blob' as literal values for a triple via Java
annotations. Currently you can store this in Fedora
(http://fedoracommons.org), but the interface is simple enough that you
> Given the impact that changes to transaction code can have on
> stability I will feel much more comfortable if other people have
> tried it out before I merge the changes into trunk. I am therefore
> going to declare the mgr-73 branch 'in beta' for a week or two to
> give everyone a chance to try it out - and I'll spend some of that
> time writing documentation for the interface.
> In the meantime the branch can be checked out of subversion at
> Examples of the JTA interface in use can be found in the unit tests:
We will try and run some tests.
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