The Talis Connected Commons scheme is intended to directly support the publishing and reuse of Linked Data in the public domain by removing the costs associated with those activities.
The scheme is intended to support a wide range of different forms of data publishing. For example scientific researchers seeking to share their research data; dissemination of public domain data from a variety of different charitable, public sector or volunteer organizations; open data enthusiasts compiling data sets to be shared with the web community.
- Free hosting of up to 50 million RDF triples and 10Gb of content,
- Access to data access services that operate on that data, including data retrieval and text search,
- Free access to a public SPARQL endpoint for each dataset.
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Great news for open data, and for those looking for hosting and services to do things with it!
Dr. Jonathan Gray is Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, where he is currently writing a book on data worlds. He is also Cofounder of the Public Data Lab; and Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about his work can be found at jonathangray.org and he tweets at @jwyg.