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Announcing OpenLink Virtuoso, Open-Source Edition v5.0.9

From: Tim Haynes <tim.haynes@openlinksw.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 10:45:12 +0000
Message-ID: <4912CAB8.9070102@openlinksw.co.uk>
To: "public-lod@w3.org >> Public Linking Open Data list" <public-lod@w3.org>


OpenLink Software is pleased to announce a new release of Virtuoso,
Open-Source Edition, version 5.0.9.

This version includes significant performance optimizations to the SQL
Engine, SPARQL+RDF Engine, ODBC and JDBC drivers.

New features include:
    * An Excel mime-type output option in the SPARQL endpoint
    * Enhanced triple options for bif:contains plus new options for
    * New RDF-izer Cartridges for the Sponger RDF Middleware Layer
    * Incorporation of UMBEL lookups and Named Entity Extraction into
RDF-izer Cartridges
    * Support for very large HTTP client requests
    * A sparql-auth endpoint with digest authentication for using SPARUL
via SPARQL Protocol
    * New commands for the Ubiquity Firefox plugin

There are also minor bug-fixes:
    * memory leaks
    * SQL query syntax handling
    * SPARQL 'select distinct'
    * XHTML and javascript validation and other UI issues in the ODS
application suite

For more details, see the release notes:

Other links:

Virtuoso Open Source Edition:
    * Home Page: http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/wiki/main/
    * Download Page:

OpenLink Data Spaces:
    * Home Page: http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/wiki/main/Main/OdsIndex
    * SPARQL Usage Examples (re. SIOC, FOAF, AtomOWL, SKOS):

OpenLink AJAX Toolkit (OAT):
    * Project Page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/oat
    * Live Demonstration: http://demo.openlinksw.com/oatdemo
    * Interactive SPARQL Demo: http://demo.openlinksw.com/isparql/

OpenLink Data Explorer (Firefox extension for RDF browsing):
    * Home Page: http://ode.openlinksw.com/


Tim Haynes
OpenLink Software
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2008 10:51:17 UTC

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