SPARQL Training Course

Course Code



14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • An understanding of data structures and databases.
  • General understanding of website architecture.


  • Developers
  • Website designers
  • Content managers


SPARQL is a query language for querying RDF (Resource Description Framework) data. It is similar to SQL for relational data in databases.

This instructor-led, live training (onsite or remote) is aimed at technical persons who wish to query RDF data stored in a Semantic Web database.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between semantic web data and relational data.
  • Query public datasets based on Semantic Web standards.
  • Model data for querying with SPARQL.
  • Transition a website's data to semantic web linked data.
  • Run SPARQL queries from within an existing application.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline


Overview of the Semantic Web

  • How interrelated datasets (linked data) work
  • Triples vs relations (tables)

Semantic Web Standards

  • RDF, OWL etc.


  • SELECT, WHERE, LIMIT, variables, etc.
  • Shortcuts, graphs, and unions

Querying a Semantic Website

  • Accessing a SPARQL Endpoint
  • Querying a dataset

Advanced SPARQL Constructs


Modelling Semantic Data

  • URI, URL, URN, Namespace, etc.
  • Semantic Web standards (RDF, OWL, etc.)

Integrating SPARQL into an Application

  • Java libraries (Jena, etc.)

Transitioning a Website into a Semantic Web Website

  • Converting data into semantic data


Summary and Conclusion



Related Categories

Related Courses

Course Discounts

Course Discounts Newsletter

We respect the privacy of your email address. We will not pass on or sell your address to others.
You can always change your preferences or unsubscribe completely.

Some of our clients

is growing fast!

We are looking to expand our presence in the US!

As a Business Development Manager you will:

  • expand business in the US
  • recruit local talent (sales, agents, trainers, consultants)
  • recruit local trainers and consultants

We offer:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Big Data systems to support your local operation
  • high-tech automation
  • continuously upgraded course catalogue and content
  • good fun in international team

If you are interested in running a high-tech, high-quality training and consulting business.

Apply now!

This site in other countries/regions