The Provenance Store prOOst for the Open Provenance Model

  • Andreas Schreiber
  • Miriam Ney
  • Heinrich Wendel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7525)


This paper presents the provenance storing system prOOst which uses a semi-structured approach to store the provenance data based on the Open Provenance Model (OPM). It uses the graph database “Neo4j” for storage and the graph traversal language “Gremlin” for querying. Furthermore, it provides a REST interface to record data into the store, and a web front end to query the database. The prOOst provenance system was published as Open Source software and is available on SourceForge.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Schreiber
    • 1
  • Miriam Ney
    • 1
  • Heinrich Wendel
    • 1
  1. 1.German Aerospace Center (DLR)CologneGermany

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