ASTRA is a set of software tools for mediated interpersonal awareness, addressing the need to stay in touch with family and friends or the need to be reassured regarding their well-being. The software provides a service oriented architecture, user tools, and applications that support communities to appropriate Pervasive Awareness applications.
Bitsy is a small, fast, embeddable, durable in-memory graph database that implements the Blueprints API. It is an ACID database that recovers cleanly from power failures and crashes. Designed for multi-threaded OLTP applications, Bitsy implements optimistic concurrency control and stores data in human-readable JSON-encoded text files. Common management tasks such as online backups can be done over JMX. The speed and simplicity of Bitsy relies on three design principles: No Seek, No Socket, NoSQL.
Redland is a set of C libraries providing a high-level API for the Resource Description Framework (RDF), allowing it to be stored, parsed, serialized, queried, and manipulated. It has an object-based, modular design and comes with detailed reference documentation and examples. Redland supports all RDF vocabularies such as FOAF, RSS 1.0, Dublin Core, DOAP, and OWL, the query languages SPARQL and RDQL, and all RDF syntaxes including Turtle, RDF/XML, RDF/JSON, RSS, Atom, RDFa, and GRDDL.