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RDF4J 4.1.0 is a minor release that fixes 36 issues.

A few notable features:

  • Major performance improvements[1]
    • 3x higher throughput for concurrent queries with the Memory Store
    • 25x faster deletion with the Native Store
    • 6x faster evaluation of SPARQL queries using MINUS with the Memory Store
    • 2-3x faster evaluation of most SPARQL queries with the Memory Store
    • Faster SPARQL query parsing
    • Faster SHACL validation
    • Passing the RDFS Reasoner Challenge posted by Justin
  • LMDB Store is available in the server and workbench
  • Fuzzy prefix support in the Lucene Sail
  • Improved handling of low memory in the Memory Store
  • Improvements to the Spring Components

For a complete overview, see all issues fixed in 4.1.0.

[1] Performance improvements as measured in our benchmarks when compared to 4.0.3.


This release was made possible by contributions from Antoine Willerval, Denitsa Stoyanova, Håvard M. Ottestad, Jeen Broekstra, Jerven Bolleman, Patrick Wyler and Fred Hauschel.

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