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OpenRDF Sesame is a de-facto standard framework for processing RDF data. This includes parsers, storage solutions (RDF databases a.ka. triplestores), reasoning and querying, using the SPARQL query language. It offers a flexible and easy to use Java API that can be connected to all leading RDF storage solutions.

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Sesame 2.7.13 released August 13, 2014

Sesame 2.7.13 is a patch release, addressing 8 issues, including a fix in DESCRIBE query processing, fixes in TriG and Turtle parsing and writing, and a fix for INSERT DATA handling. [more]

Sesame 2.8.0-beta2 released August 6, 2014

This is the second beta release for Sesame 2.8, which aims at improved transaction isolation and full support for RDF 1.1. [more]

Sesame 2.7.12 released June 17, 2014

Sesame 2.7.12 is a patch release, addressing 17 issues, including a fix in JSONP callback handling, various fixes in INSERT/DELETE DATA handling, and a number of small fixes and improvements in the Workbench. [more]

Sesame 2.7.11 released March 27, 2014

Sesame 2.7.11 is a maintenance release, addressing 16 issues, including several fixes in Turtle parsing, and some critical changes in how transaction isolation is handled on in-memory and native stores. In addition, processing of INSERT/DELETE DATA requests is now significantly more scalable. [more]

Sesame 2.7.10 released January 30, 2014

Sesame 2.7.10 is a maintenance release, fixing 6 issues, including an issue with blank node identifiers in Rio, and a problem with namespaces when using a Model in combination with a StatementCollector. [more]

Sesame 2.8.0-beta1 released January 23, 2014

Sesame 2.8.0-beta1 is the first beta release for Sesame 2.8. [more]