What is SHAPE?

SHAPE is a distributed RDF data management system based on semantic hash partitioning. SHAPE, fully written in Java, provides distributed implementations of semantic hash partitioning and query processing, on top of Hadoop.


Kisung Lee, Georgia Tech

Ling Liu, Georgia Tech


  • Kisung Lee and Ling Liu. "Scaling Queries over Big RDF Graphs with Semantic Hash Partitioning", To appear in PVLDB, 6(14). To be presented in 40th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2014), 2014.


This project is supported in part by the National Science Foundation under NetSE program, SaTC program, and a grant from Intel Science and Technology Center on Cloud Computing. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation and our industry sponsor.