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The Data Web transforms the "Web from a "distributed "file system into a distributed database system.
Rather than "webpages, pieces of data ("RDF "triples) and "records formed from them ("sets, "trees, "graphs or "objects). Some of these could even come from "databases.
"Tim Berners-Lee has suggested that Data Web may be a more appropriate name for the "Semantic Web. "Tim O'Reilly, who coined the term "Web 2.0 has mentioned that the long-term vision of the "Semantic Web as a web of data, where sophisticated applications manipulate the data web.