Oracle Database Semantic Technologies Developer's Guide provides usage and reference information about Oracle Database support for semantic technologies, including storage, inference, and query capabilities for data and ontologies based on Resource Description Framework (RDF), RDF Schema (RDFS), and Web Ontology Language (OWL).
Note:Oracle Spatial must be installed before you can use any of the RDF and OWL capabilities. Partitioning must also be enabled, as explained in Section 1.12.
This guide is intended for those who need to use semantic technology to store, manage, and query semantic data in the database.
You should be familiar with at least the main concepts and techniques for the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web Ontology Language (OWL).
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For an excellent explanation of RDF concepts, see the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) RDF Primer at
For information about OWL, see the OWL Web Ontology Language Reference at
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