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    Virtuoso Open Source Edition News (2009)

    Later Years


    2009-10-20: Announcing Virtuoso Open-Source Edition v6.0.0

    OpenLink Software is pleased to announce the official release of Virtuoso Open-Source Edition, Version 6.0.0:

    ***IMPORTANT NOTE*** The database format changed substantially between VOS 5.x and VOS 6.x. To upgrade your database, you must dump all your data from your VOS 5.0 database and re-load it into VOS 6.0.

    New product features include:

    • Faceted Data Exploration Engine & Web Services (REST or SOAP) for high-performance disambiguated entity search & find, across entity type and property dimensions
    • ANY ORDER Queries
    • Anytime Queries (basic and complex business intelligence style analytics queries)
    • Client-level resource accounting
    • Expressions in "IN" predicate
    • Inverse Functional Property Value enhanced Identity
    • Key compression
    • Transitive subqueries in SQL, SPARQL, and SPASQL (ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, OLEDB, XMLA)
    • Enhanced Sponger Middleware Layer
    • DBMS hosted Public Key Infrastructure for WebID? Protocol based Federated Identity.

    2009-10-19: Announcing Virtuoso Open-Source Edition v5.0.12

    OpenLink Software is pleased to announce a new release of Virtuoso, Open-Source Edition, version 5.0.12

    This version includes:

    Database engine

    • Added Public Key Infrastructure UI in conductor
    • Added failover/roundrobin support for all client layers
    • Added support for vectors in IN predicate
    • Added various small engine optimizations and enhancements
    • Refactored JDBC driver
    • Imported PCRE version 7.9 from upstream project
    • Fixed XA support
    • Fixed performance of sprintf_more when using large buffers
    • Fixed memory leaks
    • Fixed HTTP various issues with HEAD and POST
    • Fixed serialization on HTTP connection cache
    • Fixed allow client to run during online backup
    • Fixed small bugs and compiler warnings

    SPARQL and RDF

    • Added SPARQL graph-level security
    • Added new RDFa parser
    • Added support for Concise Bound Description
    • Added optimization for bif:COUNT
    • Added optimization for OPTIONAL
    • Added support for SCORE_LIMIT in bif:contains
    • Added support for text/n3 mime type
    • Added support for NVARCHAR, BIGINT in SPARQL and RDFViews
    • Added support for exclude-result-prefixes
    • Added support to crawl with multiple threads
    • Added support for NQUAD, JSON and N-Triples
    • Added support for DSA certificates
    • Added MS Docs, Open Office, Google app cartridges
    • Added CNET, YELP, TESCO, ZILLOW cartridges
    • Added GoodRelations, GeoNames, BestBuy cartridges
    • Added Alchemy, Yahoo Boss, Picasa, haudio cartridges
    • Added cache for common ontologies
    • Improved support for rdf:XMLLiteral exp in RDF loaders
    • Fixed handling of special characters in IRI
    • Fixed RDF view generation
    • Fixed and enhanced description.vsp
    • Fixed and enhanced iSPARQL
    • Fixed charset handling for cartridges

    ODS Applications

    • Added checks for dynamic local
    • Added expiration so sponger can track changes
    • Added support for conversations
    • Added 'GROUP BY' handling for listed messages
    • Added 'Related' section in posts
    • Added new API and Ubiquity commands
    • Added hCard microformat
    • Added Ontology based editing
    • Added OpenSearch? support
    • Added support for Smart Folders
    • Fixed OpenID, WebID? Protocol
    • Fixed wiki attachments "upstreaming"
    • Fixed RDF gems
    • Fixed UI profile
    • Fixed mail filters
    • Fixed atom-pub protocol
    • Fixed rewrite rules
    • Fixed tag URIs
    • Fixed small bugs

    2009-04-22: Announcing Virtuoso Open-Source Edition v6.0 Technology Preview 1

    ***IMPORTANT NOTE*** The database format has substantially changed between VOS 5.x and VOS 6.x. To upgrade your database, you must dump all your data from your VOS 5.0 database and re-load it into VOS 6.0.

    Currently under very active development, this introduces a new branch for Virtuoso with:

    • ANY ORDER Queries
    • Anytime Queries
    • Client-level resource accounting
    • Expressions in "IN" predicate
    • Facet Browsing Engine
    • Inverse Functional Property Value enhanced Identity
    • Key compression
    • Transitive subqueries in both SQL and SPARQL

    2009-04-22: Announcing Virtuoso Open-Source Edition v5.0.11

    This version includes:

    Database engine

    • Added x.509 Certificate Generation & Management functions
    • Improvements to session-handling (strses) to avoid temp-files and improve threading support
    • Added initial support for gzipped stream session
    • Added support for HTTP, socks4 and socks5 proxying with authentication options
    • Added support for URIQA methods in http_client()
    • Added support for gunzip in http_client
    • Various fixes for FT optimization, fractions in datetime, checkpoint-rollback and the compile/build process.

    SPARQL and RDF

    • Added compiler extensions for SPARQL graph-level security
    • Added initial implementation of RDF graph-level security metadata functions
    • Added initial infrastructure for new SPARQL result serialization
    • Added support for SSG_VALMODE_SHORT_OR_LONG
    • Added support for define sparql-get:proxy for RDF mappers
    • Enhanced N3 syntax support
    • Added support for XML literals in RDF/XML, SPARQL XML resultset and JSON outputs
    • Enhanced speed of TTL output
    • Fixed SPARQL/SPARUL security
    • VoID graph generation for describing Quad Store

    Sponger Cartridges Related

    • Added U.S. Congress Web service
    • Added Del.icio.us Tag Lookup Meta Cartridge
    • Added GoodRelations and Barters for eCommerce Services
    • Added NYT Articles Lookup Meta Cartridge
    • Added OpenStreetMap? Cartridge
    • Added O'Reilly Books Catalog Lookup Meta Cartridge
    • Added PowerPoint? (PPTX) Cartridge
    • Added SCOT based Tag Cloud
    • Added Technocrati Lookup Meta Cartridge
    • Misc. fixes
    • Fixed GPF in rare case when using NOT FROM / NOT FROM NAMED
    • Fixed handling of class instance array
    • Fixed i18N issues with freetext search in RDF
    • Fixed i18N serialization of RDF/XML box
    • Fixed incorrect result when Accept is set to "text/rdf-n3"
    • Fixed passing retvals of variables from OPTION(), like ?SCORE ?x, from deeply nested subselects

    ODS Applications

    • Added WebID? Protocol and WebID? Protocol+OpenID
    • Added Bibliographical ontology usage in ODS Graph
    • Added Calendar API and upstream commands
    • Added "One-Click" X.509 Certificate, Private Key generation plus Browser import, and write to FOAF profile
    • Added Messaging Services
    • Added Relationships Ontology terms to ODS-AddressBook? for qualifying relationships in Social Network
    • Added Biographical Ontology terms added to Profile Page UI
    • Added Support for MS Live Contacts API
    • Additional Ubiquity commands for relationship qualification in Social Network data spaces
    • Added Support for Portable contacts API
    • Fixed OpenID registration/auth in WebID? Protocol+OpenID implementation

    2009-02-15: Announcing Virtuoso Open-Source Edition v5.0.10

    This version includes:

    Database engine

    • Initial support for JDBC 4.x in the JDBC Driver
    • Self-signed certificates and optional client-verification in HTTPS
    • HTTP ACLs for rate-limiting
    • A new `TOP(N, -1)' function for skipping N rows prior to resultset construction
    • New INI-file options: LiteMode? and DisableTcpSocket? for thinner embeddable RDF or SQL RDBMS operation; RdfFreeTextRulesSize? and IndexTreeMaps? for better memory control
    • Fixes for a deadlock handler bug and various 64-bit issues and compiler warnings
    • Performance optimizations in the core database engine

    RDF Data Management & Data Access

    • New Meta Cartridges for UMBEL, Calais, Zemanta, Hoovers and the New York Times
    • New Sponger cartridges for AB Meta, Last.FM, Twitter, Meetup.com, LibraryThing?, SalesForce.com, RadioPop?, Rhapsody
    • Added support for WebID? Protocol
    • New (X)HTML browser page for RDF Linked Data
    • SPASQL ExtendedString? and RdfBox? types in .NET
    • new CURIE-generation functions
    • Amazon S3 DET and WebDAV mounting
    • improved Turtle output presentation
    • Various SPARQL and SPARUL updates and extensions and fixes
    • Automated generating OWL from DB schema
    • Fixed memory leaks

    ODS Application suite

    • New OAuth support
    • Support for WebID? Protocol self-signed certificates written to in FOAF-based member profiles
    • Support for Amazon S3 folders in ODS-Briefcase
    • New contact fields in ODS-AddressBook?
    • Ubiquity commands for interacting with all Data Spaces programmatically

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