Practical Technology Showcase Summary — 2022-05-27

A Recap of our Recent Product Releases

To help you stay updated, here’s a roundup of all our recently announced releases.

:boom: Live Virtuoso instances within the massive Linked Open Data Cloud :boom:

Circa 2007, the distributed Knowledge Graph known as the Linked Open Data (LOD) Cloud comprising 2 billion entity relationships (represented as RDF triples) was interesting.

Today, in the year 2022, there are live individual Virtuoso instances comprising 50 Billion+ Triples within the increasingly massive LOD Cloud. All Virtuoso instances support live ad-hoc query access using declarative query languages such as SPARQL and/or SQL, so the whole LOD Cloud is within query range of anyone who can access the Internet.

Developers, Data Scientists, Architects, Ontologists, and Analysts can take advantage of this performance, scale, and sophisticated data connectivity via the latest Open Source Edition release of Virtuoso…

:boom: New OpenLink Data Junction Box Virtual Machine :boom:

A new OpenLink Data Junction Box (ODJB) Virtual Machine, based on the recent Virtuoso 08.03.3323 release, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

:boom: New version of OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer Browser Extension :boom:

Version 2.20.30 of our Structured Data Sniffer (OSDS) Browser Extension is now available from the Google Chrome, Firefox, and macOS App (for use with Safari) stores.

Adding this extension to your Web Extensions-compliant browser is a shortcut to understanding how the Web is evolving into a Semantic Web.

It also helps you understand and enhance the state of E-A-T (Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness) in your content management and related digital transformation initiatives.


  1. Getting OSDS from the Google Chrome store
  2. Getting OSDS from the Firefox store
  3. Related Twitter Thread

:boom: Uniprot Knowledge Graph :boom:

Release 2022_02 (2022-05-25) of the UniProt Knowledge Graph (provided by the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) is now live.

Associated with this Knowledge Graph is a live SPARQL Query Service Endpoint powered by a single Virtuoso instance that houses 55,896,820,431 entity relationships organized as machine-computable subject→predicate→object sentences (or RDF triples).


  1. Live UniProt Query Service Endpoint
  2. UniProt Knowledge Graph Statistics

Here’s an excerpt from the Uniprot news release that accompanied this new Knowledge Graph edition.

:boom: New virtual machine for Azure :boom:

A new virtual machine for Azure — Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform — comprising a preinstalled and preconfigured edition of the latest DBpedia Snapshot release is now live for immediate initialization and use.

This latest release is deployed via a preinstalled and preconfigured Virtuoso instance.

Run your own project- or app-specific instance of DBpedia without the “Fair Use” restrictions associated with the globally-shared public instance.

:star2: Why not exploit the unique magic of Virtuoso for yourself? Don’t forget to tell us about your experience! :star2:

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