Web 1.0: Publishing for All (Citizen Publisher) via Web Sites
Web 2.0: Commentary for All (Citizen Journalist) via Blogging and Social Networks, with User Generated Content across Data Silos
Web 3.0: Analysis for All (Citizen Analyst), via Linked Data enabling Data Mobility and Meshing, Your Data Is Your Statement, Applications Float on a Cloud of Data across a federation of HTTP accessible Data Spaces
Meanwhile, in the DBMS world, ad hoc data access and manipulation has consistently won over hard-coded alternatives e.g.: SQL over CODASYL, Today we see Linked Data as delivering the "ad hoc" factor in "best of both worlds" fashion, relative to alternatives (including RDBMS), across the Web and/or within Intranets & Extranets.
Having secrets does not mean using a secret language
Private environments still benefit from common vocabularies and terms
People and organizations publish anyway: Now it is about publishing for use in applications and integration, internet, extranet, intranet
Linked data and Virtuoso deliver on the Data Spaces concept: Express any statement for which there is a vocabulary and the data exposed by the statement can be found, joined and processed (e.g. Meshups). Basically, The network is the database.
Faceted Browsing Interface for Quick Discovery and Simple Report Composition
Usage Statistics across Source & Reference Graph IRIs, plus IFP and owl:sameAs usage stats
VoiD Graph Providing Rich Description of hosted Data Sets
If OpenLink does not host it with enough capacity or the right data, you can procure your own infrastructure and get the software from us. From now on, anybody who chooses can be a search and analytics player.