RDF4J 2.4.0 Milestone 1 available

The first milestone build for the upcoming RDF4J 2.4 release, RDF4J 2.4.0-M1, is now available for download and testing. It includes several new features and improvements, including:

  • Several improvements to the RDF4J Console
  • RDF4J SparqlBuilder, a new fluent API for creating SPARQL queries in Java
  • Lucene and Solr support upgraded to version 6.6
  • ElasticSearch support upgraded to version 5.6
  • An official RDF4J Server/Workbench docker image
  • Improvements to the experimental SHACL implementation


Ontotext’s New GraphDB 8.5

The latest version of this semantic graph database, built on RDF4J, is more efficient and faster in loading, processing and updating vast amounts of data.

  • The Users are able to make transactional preload processing, which supports resume and consistent output even after failure  – saves time and additional effort for the users
  • The Users can provide effective error and message reporting in Workbench for the support team
  • The users could use now an efficient mechanism to update GraphDB repository data
  • DB Administrators, could automate the collection of all important system information and package it as an archive

See the full announcement here: GraphDB 8.5 Release