Eclipse RDF4J™ 4.0.0

RDF4J 4.0 is a major new release, with the following highlights:

  • upgrade to Java 11 as the mimimal required Java version
  • compatibility with Java 16
  • removal of several long-deprecated components and public interfaces
  • reorganization of the modular structure for greater flexibility
  • the introduction of new Spring components to make using RDF4J in combination with the Spring framework easier
  • a massive number of smaller fixes and improvements
Release Date
Release Type
Major release (API breakage)
Name Date Description
4.0.0 Milestone 1 2021/09/02 First milestone build covering the major API-breaking changes (including module removals), and first iteration of the new Spring components.