What is Metaweb?
• Technology company based in San Francisco
• 60 person team of engineers and software developers
• Well funded, long term outlook
• Focused on Freebase.com
What is Freebase?
• An database of “topics” - practical things like people, places,
business, movies, books, etc.
• A platform for building web applications with this data
• A community of users and companies, adding and grooming
The Freebase platform
• Programmer APIs - MQL, media services, geo-queries,
• “Graph” data store - in memory; highly-scaleable
• Extensive caching for additional scaling and performance