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SPARQL is an RDF query language, that is, a semantic query language for databases, able to retrieve and manipulate data stored in Resource Description Framework (RDF) format. It was made a standard by the World Wide Web Consortium, and is recognized as one of the key technologies of the semantic web. SPARQL allows for a query to consist of triple patterns, conjunctions, disjunctions, and optional patterns ( PoolParty uses SPARQL as one of its core languages to base queries and functions on it.