Second TUC Meeting

by Josep Larriba Pey / on 25 Apr 2013
Location: Munich, Germany
Event dates: 22 Apr 2013 10:00 -- 23 Apr 2021 17:00 (local timezone)

The LDBC consortium are pleased to announce the second Technical User Community (TUC) meeting.

This will be a two day event in Munich on the 22/23rd April 2013.

The event will include:

  • Introduction to the objectives and progress of the LDBC project.
  • Description of the progress of the benchmarks being evolved through Task Forces.
  • Users explaining their use-cases and describing the limitations they have found in current technology.
  • Industry discussions on the contents of the benchmarks.

All users of RDF and graph databases are welcome to attend. If you are interested, please contact: ldbc AT ac DOT upc DOT edu


April 22nd

10:00 Registration.
10:30 Josep Lluis Larriba Pey (UPC) - Welcome and Introduction.
10:30 Peter Boncz (VUA): LDBC: goals and status

Social Network Use Cases (with discussion moderated by Josep Lluis Larriba Pey)

11:00 Josep Lluis Larriba Pey (UPC): Social Network Benchmark Task Force
11:30 Gustavo González (Mediapro): Graph-based User Modeling through Real-time Social Streams
12:00 Klaus Großmann (Dshini): Neo4j at Dshini

12:30 Lunch

Semantic Publishing Use Cases (with discussion moderated by Barry Bishop)

13:30 Barry Bishop (Ontotext): Semantic Publishing Benchmark Task Force
14:00 Dave Rogers (BBC): Linked Data Platform at the BBC
14:30 Edward Thomas (Wolters Kluwer): Semantic Publishing at Wolters Kluwer

15:00 Coffee break

Projects Related to LDBC

15:30 Fabian Suchanek (MPI): “YAGO: A large knowledge base from Wikipedia and WordNet”
16:00 Antonis Loziou (VUA): The OpenPHACTS approach to data integration
16:30 Mirko Kämpf (Brox): “GeoKnow - Spatial Data Web project and Supply Chain Use Case”

17:00 End of first day

19:00 Social dinner

April 23rd

Industry & Hardware Aspects

10:00 Xavier Lopez (Oracle): Graph Database Performance an Oracle Perspective.pdf
10:30 Pedro Trancoso (University of Cyprus): “Benchmarking and computer architecture: the research side”

11:00 Coffee break

Future Steps and TUC feedback session

11:30 Peter Boncz (VUA) moderates: next steps in the Social Networking Task Force
12:00 Barry Bishop (Ontotext) moderates: next steps in the Semantic Publishing Task Force"

12:30 End of meeting



22nd and 23th April 2013


The TUC meeting will be held at LE009 room at LRZ (Leibniz-Rechenzentrum) located inside the TU Munich campus in Garching, Germany. The address is:

LRZ (Leibniz-Rechenzentrum)
Boltzmannstraße 1
85748 Garching, Germany


To reach the campus, there are several options, including Taxi and Subway Ubahn

Getting to the TUM Campus from the Munich city center: Subway (U-Bahn)

Take the U-bahn line U6 in the direction of Garching-Forschungszentrum, exit at the end station. Take the south exit to MI-Building and LRZ on the Garching Campus. The time of the journey from the city center is approx. 25-30 minutes. In order to get here from the City Center, you need the Munich XXL ticket that costs around 7.50 euros and covers all types of transportation for one day. The ticket has to be validated before ride.

Getting to the TUM Campus from the Munich Airport
  1. (except weekends) S-Bahn S8 line in the direction of (Hauptbahnhof) Munich Central Station until the third stop, Ismaning (approx. 13 minutes). From here Bus Nr. 230 until stop MI-Building on the Garching Campus. Alternatively: S1 line until Neufahrn, then with the Bus 690, which stops at Boltzmannstraße.

  2. S-Bahn lines S8 or S1 towards City Center until Marienplatz stop. Then change to U-bahn U6 line towards Garching-Forschungszentrum, exit at the last station. Take the south exit to MI-Building and LRZ.

  3. Taxi: fare is ca. 30-40 euros.

For cases 1 and 2, before the trip get the One-day Munich Airport ticket and validate it. It will cover all public transportation for that day.

Getting to the TUM Campus from Garching: U-Bahn

The city of Garching is located on the U6 line, one stop before the Garching-Forschungszentrum. In order to get from Garching to Garching-Forschungszentrum with the U-bahn, a special one-way ticket called Kurzstrecke (1.30 euros) can be purchased.

Finding LRZ@TUM

OpenStreetMap link

Google Maps link

Getting there

Flying: Munich airport is located 28.5 km northeast of Munich. There are two ways to get from the airport to the city center: suburban train (S-bahn) and Taxi.

S-Bahn: S-bahn lines S1 and S8 will get you from the Munich airport to the city center, stopping at both Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) and Marienplatz. One-day Airport-City ticket costs 11.20 euros and is valid for the entire Munich area public transportation during the day of purchase (the tickets needs to be validated before the journey). S-bahn leaves every 5-20 minutes and reaches the city center in approx. 40 minutes.

Taxi: taxi from the airport to the city center costs approximately 50 euros

Social Dinner

The social dinner will take place at 7 pm on April 22 in Hofbräuhaus (second floor)

Address: Hofbräuhaus, Platzl 9, Munich