Neo4J, Azure, VS2012, and Windows 8
Chris Skardon dives into Neo4j and Azure, here are recent posts to follow along:
Now, I know that this has been written about, but both of the main places (http://www.richard-banks.org/2011/02/running-neo4j-on-azure.html and http://blog.neo4j.org/2011/02/announcing-neo4j-on-windows-azure.html) utilise VS2010, and well, I’m on VS2012 and Windows 8. Not that I think Win 8 had anything to do with it really, anyhews!
I’m going to begin from the beginning, this is my first foray into running something on Azure, so it’s been a bit of a learning curve. But luckily the Neo4J guys have got us started, so let’s download the VS2010 solution:http://neo4j.org/get?file=Neo4j.Azure.Server.zip
OK, the other thing we’ll need is the VS2012 Azure SDK, so let’s get that as well: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/downloads/ (I just did the full install). … Read the full article.
So, I’ve been working out how to get Neo4j installed on my Windows 8 machine.
The j in neo4j does indeed stand for Java, and so I installed the JDK and JRE for my system (x64), and then I extracted neo4j to a suitable directory, (e:\Databases\Neo4j) and went to run the server to get some hot graphdb action… Read the full article.