Projects / Sesame


Sesame is an Open Source RDF Schema-based repository and querying facility. It is a scalable, modular architecture for persistent storage and querying of RDF and RDF Schema. It supports two query languages (SPARQL and SeRQL), and can use main memory or PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle 9i databases for storage.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  03 Jul 2013 15:38

    Release Notes: This is a maintenance release, fixing 13 issues, including two critical bugs, one in the nativestore's B-Tree index and one in the QueryJoinOptimizer.

    •  17 Apr 2013 13:38

      Release Notes: Maven Central is now used. Java 6 is now required. SailConnection.begin() now indicates transaction start. A new Model interface extends Graph. OpenRDF Workbench now has basic HTTP AUTHN support, query result paging, and saved queries. Federation SAIL and N-Quads format support were added. HTTPRepository now has background parsing/concurrent reading of results. Compliance to standards was improved.

      •  08 Feb 2013 11:31

        Release Notes: This is a major update of the framework, incorporating several improvements in the core APIs as well as numerous bugfixes, new features, and useful improvements. Since several core APIs have undergone changes, all users are urged to read the upgrade notes. Highlights include a SAIL API overhaul; a requirement for Java 6; a new Model interface; federated Sesame store query; an updated RIO Turtle parser; and SPARQL 1.1 support improvements.

        •  24 Jul 2003 19:32

          No changes have been submitted for this release.

          •  14 Jul 2003 19:43

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


            Project Spotlight


            A Fluent OpenStack client API for Java.


            Project Spotlight

            TurnKey TWiki Appliance

            A TWiki appliance that is easy to use and lightweight.