Using Maven artifacts

From GraphDB 7.1, we opened our Maven repository and it is now possible to download GraphDB Maven artifacts without credentials.


You still need to get a license from our Sales team as the artifacts do not provide such.

Public Maven repository

The public Maven repository for the current Graphdb release is at . To get started, add the following endpoint to your preferred build system.

For the Gradle build script:

repositories {
    maven {
        url ""

For the Maven POM file:



To use the distribution for some automation or to run integration tests in embedded Tomcat, get the zip artifacts with the following snippet:

GraphDB JAR file for embedding the database or plugin development

To embed the database in your application or develop a plugin, you need the GraphDB runtime JAR. Here are the details for the runtime JAR artifact:

I want to proxy the repository in my nexus

We have verified that the following options worked as expected


note that this won’t give you the ability to browse and index/search our repository. This is a shortcoming of the fact that we achieve the authentication through a repository target at the moment.