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RDF4J 4.3 is a minor release that fixes 34 issues. A few notable features Solr, Lucene and Elasticsearch Solr and Lucene are upgraded to 8.9.0 and Elasticsearch is upgraded to 7.15.2 Support for complex Lucene queries Support for customizing the query analyzer in Lucene and Elasticsearch SHACL A standalone SHACL Validator User defined SPARQL queries in SHACL Constraints and Targets Support for sequence paths and alternate paths Migration of more tests to Junit 5 Remove Java EE dependency from core libraries Improvements to the extended query evaluation 1, 2 Several performance improvements 1, 2, 3, 4 For a complete overview, see all issues fixed in 4.
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RDF4J 5.0.0 is a major release of the Eclipse RDF4J framework. Some highlights: Replacement of the custom Iteration interface with Java Iterable/Iterator Upgrade of MapDB Replacement of old config vocabulary IRIS with new vocabulary For a complete overview, see all issues fixed in 5.0.0. Upgrade notes RDF4J 5.0.0 contains several backward incompatible changes, including removal of several deprecated modules and classes. Configuration vocabulary upgrade The repository configuration vocabulary has been refactored and simplified, using the tag:rdf4j.
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RDF4J 4.3.9 is a patch release that fixes 7 issues. For a complete overview, see all issues fixed in 4.3.9. Acknowledgements This release was made possible by contributions from pulquero, Håvard M. Ottestad, Frens Jan Rumph, Dominik Kunz, JervenBolleman and Florian Kleedorfer.
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Eclipse RDF4J™ is a powerful Java framework for processing and handling RDF data. This includes creating, parsing, scalable storage, reasoning and querying with RDF and Linked Data. It offers an easy-to-use API that can be connected to all leading RDF database solutions. It allows you to connect with SPARQL endpoints and create applications that leverage the power of linked data and Semantic Web.

RDF4J Architecture

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