Posts Tagged ‘Open Semantic Framework’

SD Unveils Enterprise-ready Version of the Open Semantic Framework

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Coralville, Iowa (PRWEB) January 20, 2014–After five years of development, the last twenty months in quiet mode supported by clients, Structured Dynamics (SD) today released a new enterprise-ready version of its open-source Open Semantic Framework (OSF). “This new version 3.0 finally establishes the baseline foundation we set for ourselves five years ago,” said Frédérick Giasson, SD’s CTO.

 

OSF is a turnkey platform targeted to enterprises to bring interoperability to their information assets, achieved via a layered architecture of semantic technologies. OSF can integrate information from documents to Web pages and standard databases. Its broad functions range from information ingest to tagging to search and data management to publishing. Read more

Inside UMBEL: structOntology

Mike Bergman has continued his series of articles on UMBEL with a look at structOntology, “the online ontology viewing and management tool that is an integral part of the open semantic framework (OSF), the framework that hosts the UMBEL portal.” Bergman writes, “Ontologies are the central governing structure or “brains” of a semantic installation. As provided by the OSF framework, ontologies are also the basis for instructing user interface labels and how the interface behaves. The Web is about global access, immediacy, flexibility and adaptability. Why can’t our use of ontologies be the same?” Read more

Open Semantic Framework Installer Released

OpenStructs reports, “The Open Semantic Framework (OSF) installer application has been released… This new installer application will install and configure the entire Open Semantic Framework stack for you. It will take about 10 minutes of your time, and will process in the background for a few hours while everything necessary to build the OSF stack is downloaded and compiled.” Read more

The Open Semantic Framework and Amazon’s EC2 Micro Instance

Frederick Giasson recently shared his experiences running the Open Semantic Framework on a Micro Instance. Giasson explains, “After releasing the new Open Semantic Framework Installer, we started to test it on machines with all kind of different specifications: different CPU limits, different amount of memory, etc. One of the setup that caught our attention was Amazon’s EC2 Micro Instance. The Micro Instance is a virtual server type that has been introduced by Amazon a little bit more than a year ago.” Read more