Apache Jena is packaged as downloads which contain the most commonly used portions of the systems:
- apache-jena – contains the APIs, SPARQL engine, the TDB native RDF database and command line tools
- apache-jena-fuseki – the Jena SPARQL server
Jena5 requires Java 17.
Jena jars are available from Maven.
Apache Jena Release
Source release: this forms the official release of Apache Jena. All binaries artifacts and maven binaries correspond to this source.
|Apache Jena Release
Apache Jena Binary Distributions
The binary distribution of the Fuseki server:
|Apache Jena Fuseki
The binary distribution of libraries contains the APIs, SPARQL engine, the TDB native RDF database and a variety of command line scripts and tools for working with these systems.
|Apache Jena Commands
The binary distribution of Fuseki as a WAR file:
|Apache Jena Fuseki
This can be run in any servlet application container supporting Jakarta Servlet 6.0 (part of Jakarta EE version 9), such as Apache Tomcat 10.1.x. The server must be running running on the required version of Java.
Apache Jena publishes a range of modules beyond those included in the binary distributions (code for all modules may be found in the source distribution).
Individual modules may be obtained using a dependency manager which can talk to Maven repositories, some modules are only available via Maven.
See “Using Jena with Apache Maven” for full details.
The development codebase is available from git.
This is also available on github:
While previous releases are available, we strongly recommend that wherever possible users use the latest official Apache releases of Jena in preference to using any older versions of Jena.
Previous Apache Jena releases can be found in the Apache archive area at https://archive.apache.org/dist/jena.
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