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.
4store is an efficient, scalable, and stable RDF database. It was developed to underpin Semantic Web applications. It has been providing a base platform for these applications for around 3 years. It has successfully held and run queries over databases of 15GT, supporting a Web application used by hundreds of thousands of people.
The Cainteoir Engine is a library for reading and recording different document formats (ePub, HTML, MHT, RTF, email, and others) to various audio output formats (such as PulseAudio, WAV, and Ogg/Vorbis). It also provides the following command-line tools: cainteoir, a front-end to the Cainteoir text-to-speech library; metadata, which extracts metadata from documents to RDF tuples; and tagcloud, which generates tag clouds and tag cloud data.
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.