We just released the sixth beta release for Sesame 2.0. We have put the three
months since the previous release to good use. Highlights for this release are:
Sesame now supports most of the SPARQL query language. There are only two
things that remain on the TODO list for the next release: query result
ordering (ORDER BY) and proper dataset support (partially implemented now).
Improved query optimizer.
Until this release, the query optimizer only performed some fairly basic
optimizations. This query optimizer has been improved considerably in this
release, resulting in considerable to dramatic improvements to query
Feedback indicated that managing repository configurations using the console
wasn't very intuitive. This has been improved, among other things. Please
consult the (updated) user guide for instructions.
A complete overview of improvements can be found in the changelog:
We expect this release to be the last beta release for Sesame 2.0. Focus for the
next release (Release Candidate 1) will be the transaction handling of the Sail
Thank you all for trying out the previous releases and for providing us with