Archive for the ‘Graph Databases’ Category

Cambridge Intelligence announces partnership with Neo Technology Inc.

February 18, 2013 at 9:22 am PDT | Graph Databases

Partnership to bring KeyLines visualization to Neo’s Neo4j graph database Cambridge Intelligence, creators of KeyLines, the network visualization and analysis technology, today announced a new partnership with Neo Technology, Inc., providers of Neo4j, the world’s...

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Asian Correspondent
Cops, Robbers, Traveling Salesmen… and Graph Theory

February 17, 2013 at 8:56 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

At Ryerson University in Toronto, mathematical researchers are exploiting the graph, taking graph theory in real world applications to explore networks of data. What do cops, robbers, and travelling salesmen have in common? They belong...

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NOSQL: Taking Advantage of the Big Data Database Technology

February 12, 2013 at 5:28 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Graph Databases such as Neo4j are discussed in the new book: Taking Advantage of the Big Data database technology) basic knowledge of NOSQL NOSQLの基礎知識 (ビッグデータを活かすデータベース技術) [単行本(ソフトカバー)] Neo4j fast processing graphs Neo4j is a graph type...

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Not RDBMS, but Graph Databases are interested in Relationships

February 7, 2013 at 3:02 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Ola Bini is Java and Rubyexpert and consultant at ThoughtWorks Studios. As part of the trend around NoSQL databases, it has become a lot of talk about graph databases and differences with relational databases. There...

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Czech Rideshare Jízdomat Makes Carpooling A Click Away with Graph Database Neo4j

February 6, 2013 at 8:53 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Powered by Neo4j, Jízdomat, an online rideshare service, enables 45,000 Czech carpoolers to find and connect to their rides faster. Neo4j is an open-source graph database that stores easily connected data and performs calculations on...

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Neo Technology execs: How Neo4j beat Oracle Database

February 4, 2013 at 9:35 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Emil Eifrem, CEO and Philip Rathle, Product Manager of Neo Technology, speaks with InfoWorld about Neo4j, NoSQL, and enterprise applications of graph databases. Neo Technology, which was formed in 2007, offers Neo4J, a Java-based open...

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Graph Databases First Edition
Graph Databases

February 1, 2013 at 3:45 pm PDT | BookGraph DatabasesNeo4j

by Ian Robinson, Jim Webber, and Emil Eifrem $29.99 Print Edition Get the Free Ebook Graph Databases, published by O’Reilly Media, discusses the problems that are well aligned with graph databases, with examples drawn from...

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Using Graph Databases to Understand User Intent

January 31, 2013 at 12:32 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesVideo

We are in a Graph Renaissance period. The advent of high-performance free/open-source software combined with inexpensive Cloud computing platforms enable graphs of information to be manipulated and utilised at scales never before seen. While use-cases...

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Use a Graph Database For Your CMS

January 31, 2013 at 11:45 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnectNeo4jNewsVideo

At GraphConnect 2012, Axel Morgner, developer and project manager at Structr, compares different open source CMS’s and outlines the benefits of implementing one using a graph database. Watch Now on InfoQ

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Spring Data Neo4j, Graph Databases, Cypher Query Language

January 30, 2013 at 9:55 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnectNeo4jNewsSpring Data Neo4j

At GraphConnect 2012, Michael Hunger discusses the evolution of persistence technologies over the last decade, the emergence of NoSQL databases, and looks at where graph databases fit in. He describes the goals behind the Spring...

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Evolution of Neo4j with ACID transactions, HA cluster, and CRUD transactions

January 30, 2013 at 9:48 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnectNews

At GraphConnect 2012, Ian Robinson discusses Neo4j’s design choices for data storage and retrieval, CRUD operations, transactions, graph traversal and searches and HA deployment strategies. He also shares his thoughts on hypermedia controls and the...

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Facebook Graph Search with Cypher and Neo4j

January 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm PDT | Case StudyGraph DatabasesGraph SearchNeo4j

Max de Marzi talks about Facebook Graph Search, how it works, and how you can apply similar mechanics to Neo4j Facebook Graph Search has given the Graph Database community a simpler way to explain what...

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Betting the Company (Literally) on a Graph Database

January 24, 2013 at 8:42 pm PDT | Case StudyCustomer Use CasesFEATUREDGraph DatabasesNeo4jSocialSocial Network

Aseem Kishore, developer at FiftyThree, reboots his GraphConnect 2012 presentation on the Neo4j lessons learned while building a graph database application. Click to check out the presentation.

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Top 5 Reasons to Get Your Graph On in 2013

January 22, 2013 at 4:25 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology summarizes the top five reasons to get into graph databases this year. Reason #1: Performance Relational databases have served us well enough for decades, but the model underpinning them...

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Facebook Graph Search
Facebook Graph Search FAQ

January 21, 2013 at 11:30 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

What is a graph, or graph database and why should I care? How does it work? What are its benefits? What makes it different? Is Facebook the first to use it? How do Graphs address...

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Why the most important part of Facebook Graph Search is “Graph”

January 21, 2013 at 11:12 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Post shared with You’ve heard the news: Facebook has announced a new offering called Graph Search. Use of graph technologies has been growing over the last few years, and there’s been quite the buzz...

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is Linked Data the future of data integration in the enterprise?

January 18, 2013 at 3:49 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

NXP is overcoming the challenges of disparate data and content by exploring the power of graph databases. At NXP, similar to many other large organizations, we have what you might call a ‘brownfield’ information landscape....

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on naming Graph Search – “the Graph is a Big Thing” says Zuckerberg

January 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Wired magazine gives the inside story to Facebook’s Graph Search and some of its challenges. One critical challenge was naming the new product. In the weeks leading up to the launch, Facebook executives were still...

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Graph Database for the MSSQL Soul

January 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews covers the buzz of NoSQL highlighting Graph Databases and Map/Reduce solutions that support big data and high scaling applications. There are multiple types of NoSQL databases but they mainly fall into two camps; Key/Value...

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Facebook Announces Its Third Pillar “Graph Search”

January 15, 2013 at 11:00 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Techcrunch covers the lastest product from Facebook called Graph Search. Zuckerberg explained the difference between web search and graph search. “Web search is designed to take any open ended query and give you links that...

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Moviepilot vergibt die Hauptrolle an Neo4j Enterprise

January 14, 2013 at 2:51 pm PDT | German EditionGraph DatabasesPress ReleaseRecommendation Engine

Führende Graphendatenbank dient als technologisches Herzstück für größte Online-Filmcommunity Deutschland München, 14. Januar 2013 – Moviepilot, der Anbieter der größten Online-Filmcommunity Deutschlands, setzt bei seinem Film-Empfehlungssystem auf die weltweit führende Graphendatenbank Neo4j von Neo Technology....

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Ubuntu Visualized in a Graph

January 11, 2013 at 3:08 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Tech-foo takes on a small challenge to build a graph of all Ubuntu Packages and display it in a graph visualization. Read the full article.

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Belgian Beer with Rik
Neo4j and Graph Databases Explained With Belgian Beer

January 11, 2013 at 9:37 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Rik Van Bruggen, a non-developer (in sales!) at Neo Technology, explains Neo4j and using Belgian Beer to explore Belgian beer. Neo4j explained with Belgian beer from Neo Technology on Vimeo.

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A Graph Visualization of Neo4j’s Code Base during 2012

January 11, 2013 at 7:58 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraph VisualizationNeo4jVideo

Neo4j’s code base is put to the graph in a visualization using gource and ffmpeg.

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Traverse the Graph with Neo4j in Amsterdam and Brussels

January 10, 2013 at 3:14 pm PDT | EventGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Neo Technology is excited to announce a flurry of meetups and talks in both Amsterdam and Brussels. First up is a meetup in Amsterdam on Thursday, January 31 at 18:00 CET. Peter Neubauer, VP of...

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Graphs as a New Way of Thinking

January 9, 2013 at 12:55 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jNews

In, Emil Eifrem, CEO, Neo Technology writes about how graph databases are tackling the complexity of big data with semi-structured and highly connected data. Faced with the need to generate ever-greater insight and end-user...

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Neo4j and Graph Databases: 2012 Year in Review

January 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

by Philip Rathle, Senior Director of Products, Neo Technology. Reposted from Happy 2013! It looks like another great year is in the forecast for graphs. This is the first of two blog posts, looking...

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Neo is Reconnecting Business with Graph Databases

January 7, 2013 at 10:06 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNewsSocial Network

Xconomy takes a close look at evolution of databases with Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology and why businesses should be exploiting connected data. It’s pretty clear that the biggest winners in Silicon Valley in...

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IBM Big Data Hub
2013 Big Data Predictions: Cross-scale data architectures including Graph Databases

January 3, 2013 at 2:05 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM, outlines his Big Data Predictions for 2013, noting that cross-scale data architectures will predominate. They (organizations) will deploy cheap storage into lower-volume (low terabytes), higher-velocity (real-time) platforms closer to...

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The Bloor Group
Neo Technology and Neo4j is Recognized as Company & Technology to Watch in 2013

January 2, 2013 at 3:06 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Robin Bloor, Chief Analyst and cofounder of the The Bloor Group, unveils an insider look into his upcoming report, 10 Companies & Technologies To Watch in 2013. Neo Technology and Neo4j: This year might be...

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Running along the graph using Neo4J Spatial and Gephi

January 2, 2013 at 11:15 am PDT | Customer Use CasesGeoGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Davy Suvee uses Neo4j to graph his running data from his Garmin Forerunner When I started running some years ago, I bought a Garmin Forerunner 405. It’s a nifty little device that tracks GPS coordinates...

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Yes, it’s true – Santa Claus uses Graph Databases!

December 21, 2012 at 2:15 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Santa Claus uses graphs to find the shortest path to deliver Christmas gifts. THAT’S MATHS: In the course of a single night, Santa Claus has a billion homes to visit. To ensure that every child...

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PDF: Neo4j – Eine graph-basierte transaktionale Datenbank

December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm PDT | German EditionGraph Databases

JavaSpektrum, Phillip Ghadir Neo4j ist eine quelloffene NoSQL-Datenbank, die Daten in Graphen organisiert ermöglicht die effiziente Verarbeitung unterschiedlichster Anwendungsfälle, die zum Beispiel in relationalen oder NoSQL-Datenbanken mit anderen Datenmodellen eher aufwendig sind. Download pdf

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The Future of LinkedIn and the Economic Graph

December 17, 2012 at 1:26 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, reveals the future of LinkedIn and the importance of the Economic Graph One of the questions I’m most frequently asked these days is what the future holds for LinkedIn. The...

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New Museum of Mathematics showcases the Music Graph

December 14, 2012 at 9:46 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

The “Harmony of Spheres” exhibit shows the mathematical relationship between musical chords. Read the full article.

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How Google is taking the Knowledge Graph global

December 14, 2012 at 9:12 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

With the tremendous growth of Google’s Knowledge Graph , tripling in size, CNET reports on Google’s plan to extend it into other languages and the challenges it faces. The project to make Knowledge Graph content available in...

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NoSQL: The Rise of Graph Databases

December 11, 2012 at 9:28 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Formtek reports on the rising usage of Graph Databases with its ability to manage highly-connected data as seen in popular social applications and recommendation engines. Graph databases manage maps of interconnections between objects.  With the...

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LinkedIn will become ‘Economic Graph’

November 29, 2012 at 10:30 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner spoke with CNET on the transformation of its site into an ‘economic graph’ within the next decade. …the so-called economic graph could be something that could move the needle on the...

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Semantics of Relationships
NoSQL, Big Data and Graphs: Technology Choices for Today’s Mission-Critical Applications

November 26, 2012 at 10:09 am PDT | Graph Databases

By Michael Hunger and Philip Rathle It used to be that databases were just tasked with digitizing forms and automating business processes. The data was often tabular – take an accounting ledger, for example –and...

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Big Data Tradeoffs: What Agencies Need To Know

November 12, 2012 at 1:18 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Peter Mell, senior computer scientist at National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST speaks with AOL Government on the limits of relational databases and the challenges of governmental agencies to manage big data.  Most particularly, there...

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Gartner reports Think Graph: ‘yesFuture’ not just noSQL

November 9, 2012 at 11:21 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnect

Svetlana Sicular, Research Director at Gartner, attends the inaugural GraphConnect conference on graph databases and encourages thinking in graphs. Earlier this week, I went to the first GraphConnect conference! I love inaugural conferences: they attract true enthusiasts —...

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Why Graph databases are Next Big Thing

November 7, 2012 at 3:52 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

As the world becomes more connected, so does its data. The data-management tools and techniques of the past are not equipped to handle this non-uniform, semi-structured and highly interconnected data. Faced with this dilemma, software...

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Pitney Bowes MDM Steps Up with NoSQL Graph Database Engine

November 1, 2012 at 8:23 am PDT | Graph DatabasesMaster Data ManagementNews reports on the launch of Pitney Bowes MDM Software which now has at its core a NoSQL graph database. This new MDM product has taken a bold step by using as its database platform, not...

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Neo4j Helps Assess Environmental Impacts in Scientific Software

October 31, 2012 at 3:19 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

A close look into Quantis Suite 2.0 and how Neo4j is implemented to manage Life-Cycle Analysis LCA data. Quantis SUITE 2.0 is a web based LCA software for environmental footprinting of company, products and technologies. I will not...

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20 billion relationships imported into Neo4j on EC2

October 31, 2012 at 2:31 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Michael Hunger, Spring Data Neo4j and community leader at Neo Technology,  heads into the Neo4j labs and imports 2 billion nodes (2 properties) and 20 billion relationships (1 property) 1.4 TB of data. As massive...

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The Role of NoSQL and Graphs in the Total Data Landscape

October 31, 2012 at 10:36 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnectNeo4jNews

Matt Aslett,  analyst with 451 Research, will be presenting at GraphConnect 2012 on NoSQL and Graph Databases.  Matt will also moderate the panel, Graph Databases within the Enterprise, featuring technical leads from Accenture, Telenor Norway, and...

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GraphConnect with Graph DB Experts and Admins

October 31, 2012 at 9:56 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnectNeo4j

Dzone interviews Dr. Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo Technology about the excitement around graph databases and upcoming event: GraphConnect 2012 in San Francisco. In less than a week, a group of developers (which can...

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Internet Connections and Big Data Graphs are Strategic Technology Trends

October 30, 2012 at 4:01 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Graph data and internet connections –  all things networked and connected – are recognized in Gartner’s “top 10 strategic technology trends for 2013′, revealed this week at the Gartner Symposium IT Expo in Orlando. Internet of...

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Graph Database Analysis in Five Trendy Open Source Technologies for Big Data

October 29, 2012 at 7:07 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Tim Gasper, Product Manager at Infochimps, covers five new open source technologies that are ‘shaking up’ big data including graph database technologies. Gremlin and Giraph help empower graph analysis, and are often used coupled with graph databases like 

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Social Java: Relational war gestern, jetzt kommt der Graph!

October 23, 2012 at 1:09 pm PDT | German EditionGraph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Soziale Vernetzung ist längst nicht mehr nur allein ein Thema für Anwendungen des Consumer-Bereichs. Auch in Enterprise-Szenarien wird das “Social”-Element zunehmend relevant – und damit für die Enterprise-Sprache Nr. 1: Java. Wie geeignet Java für...

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Bio4j Graph Database powered by Neo4j approaches 1 Billion Relationships

October 22, 2012 at 10:22 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Bio4j 0.8 was recently released and now it’s time to have a deeper look at its numbers (as you can see we are quickly approaching the 1 billion relationships and 100M nodes): Number of Relationships:...

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Darth Vader’s Social Network: Navigating Star Wars Universe with Neo4j

October 19, 2012 at 11:18 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Ever wondered who are Darth Vader’s Friends of Friends?  Check out sdg Blog, to learn about Neo4j and how to use it build the Star Wars social graph. Traversing the Star Wars Social Graph Cypher...

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The Graph Database: One Option for Exploring Big Data

October 12, 2012 at 9:46 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

It’s not easy making sense out of a lot of “noise” in data, which is why I think you see conflicting answers about how to “best” approach large datasets. It’s like two different approaches to...

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Neo4j is One Standout NoSQL Databases to Try

October 8, 2012 at 10:36 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

InfoWorld highlights 10 “second-generation” data stores which lead the NoSQL revolution including Neo4j for graph databases. Most NoSQL databases store flexible bundles of keys and values. 

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Neo Technology Releases Neo4j Version 1.8

October 4, 2012 at 6:00 am PDT | EventGraph DatabasesNeo4jPress Release

New Version of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced the release of Neo4j version 1.8. Available immediately, the new version is even faster, and easier to maintain and upgrade. Highlights: 1. Performance. The...

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Graph Presentations at GOTO Aarhus 2012

October 1, 2012 at 4:48 pm PDT | EventGraph DatabasesPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of 

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Facebook Seeks Next-Generation Big Graph Data Tools

September 28, 2012 at 11:17 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNewsQuote

Jay Parikh, VP of infrastructure engineering at Facebook, says that real-time processing and graph analysis are the hottest areas of exploration at Facebook. Graph processing is where Facebook is innovating. “Everything in Facebook is modeled as a...

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Graph Databases: The New Way to Access Super Fast Social Data

September 26, 2012 at 1:46 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

by Emil Eifrem Emil Eifrem is the founder of the 

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Neo4j Frenzy Takes San Francisco by Storm in Lead-Up to GraphConnect 2012

September 24, 2012 at 9:43 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced it is hosting a series of Neo4j meetups, workshops, and hackathons in lead-up to GraphConnect 2012, the first conference to focus on the...

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As Social Data Grows, Researchers Uncover Secrets with Graph Databases

September 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Currently under development at Georgia Tech University is a new project - STINGER  Spatio-Temporal Interaction Networks and Graphs Extensible Representation. It  is a graph-processing engine that project lead David Bader says is bigger, faster and more...

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NoSQL: What’s the Buzz About Graph Database?

September 7, 2012 at 11:40 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Hired Brains is a research, advisory and consulting firm founded by Neil Raden in 1985. It specializes analytics, data warehousing, business intelligence, big data, semantic technology, analytical architecture and tools and decision management. I attended the...

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Graphs and their Representation

September 5, 2012 at 2:27 pm PDT | Graph Databases

Stoimen Popov is developer and blogger who is currently working on web based projects built mainly with PHP and JavaScript. Although this post is supposed to be about algorithms I’ll cover more on graphs and their computer...

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August 31, 2012 at 4:19 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

The Neo4j graph database is all about relationships. It allows to model domains of connected data easily. Querying using a imperative API is cumbersome and bloated. So the Neo Technology team decided to develop a...

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Buzz grows around graph databases

August 29, 2012 at 8:39 am PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNews

By Paul Krill | InfoWorld Interest in graph databases will continue to grow, given its ability to analyze data delivered in a non-relational format, such as social networking data Graph databases, which store and query...

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Goodbye, NoSQL Now! Hello, Graph Database Now – GraphConnect!

August 23, 2012 at 1:43 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

does this conference [NoSQL Now!] need to exist any longer? Of course, the show itself is not the real reason NoSQL Now! is doomed. The real reason is the topic. It’s too broad. There were...

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Choose the “Right” Database and NewSQL: NoSQL Under Attack

August 20, 2012 at 9:22 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Talk #1: Stefan Edlich suggests choosing a NoSQL DB after answering about 70 questions in 6 categories, and building a prototype. Talk #2: Edlich presents NewSQL solutions counteracting NoSQL. Bio Prof. Dr. Stefan Edlich is...

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Thinking in Graphs: Neo4j

August 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Ben Stopford, architect/engineer at RBS, summarizes his thoughts on Neo4j and graph databases after a visit from Ian Robinson, Director of Customer Success for Neo Technology. Ian Robinson kindly came to RBS yesterday to speak about...

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Next in Big Data: Google’s Dremel, along with Graph Database and Search Index

August 16, 2012 at 11:21 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

‘If you want to know what the large-scale, high-performance data processing infrastructure of the future looks like, my advice would be to read the Google research papers that are coming out right now.’  — Mike Olson,...

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Graphs are Everywhere: Solving the Complexities of Social Connections

August 9, 2012 at 12:06 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNews

by Emil Eifrém, CEO, Neo Technology Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities, to telcos providing personalized customer services, to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are integrating graphs into their web sites. Many high profile...

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Graph Database Neo4j is the Root of the Tree of Life

August 3, 2012 at 10:38 am PDT | Customer StoriesCustomersGraph DatabasesHealth Care and SciencePress Release

A new initiative aims to build a comprehensive tree of life that brings together everything scientists know about how all species are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. Researchers are working to...

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SF Graph Database Meetup Follow Up

August 3, 2012 at 9:48 am PDT | Graph DatabasesGraphConnect

Last week  50 graph database enthusiasts showed up for the SF Graph Database meetup, sponsored by GraphConnect and QCon SF. QCon and GraphConnect provided a small keg of local beer, pizza and a pair of...

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NOSQL NOW! Adobe to Present on Adopting Graph Database

July 31, 2012 at 2:54 pm PDT | Customer StoriesFEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Adobe Systems: Evolving Neo4j for the Cloud Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 3:15 – 04:00 PM NOSQL NOW! San Jose, CA Stephen Cole, Project Lead, Adobe Systems Steve’s presentation will cover the challenges and solutions Adobe faced when adopting...

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I Know Kung Fu (or Using Neo4j on Rails Without JRuby)!

July 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Sure graph databases are really cool and have a timestamp dated next week, but do you know when you should actually use one? Sometimes living on the bleeding edge pays off and in this talk,...

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451 Group: Neo4j is Fastest Growing NOSQL Database in Q2 2012

July 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jNewsQuote

Matthew Aslett of the 451 Group has published a new post comparing the growth and market share of NOSQL databases, as measured by LinkedIn search results. His conclusion: Neo4j is the fastest growing NOSQL database....

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What You Want to Know Using Graph Databases

July 27, 2012 at 10:49 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

In this video, Mark Needham of ThoughtWorks goes through the process of building a graph and driving out its design from the questions you want the answers to. He uses neography to do that and...

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UML as a schema candidate for graph databases

July 27, 2012 at 10:35 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

During the lifetime of a building, a huge quantity of information will be captured by multiple actors: owners, managers, users, architects, electricians, plumbers, etc. Because most of this information is not shared amongst these persons,...

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Neo Technology is a Platinum Sponsor of the NoSQL Now! Conference

July 26, 2012 at 2:32 pm PDT | EventGraph DatabasesNews

Neo Technology is a Platinum Sponsor of the NoSQL Now! Conference – the foremost conference on the applications of NoSQL technologies. Join Us! Meet our Founders and Development team. FREE Networking Pass * Use the...

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New Book: Spring Data

July 23, 2012 at 5:07 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

As a developer of Java enterprise applications, you can choose among several data access frameworks when working with relational databases. But what do you turn to when working with newer technologies such as NoSQL databases...

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Intro to Cypher: the Graph Query Language

July 23, 2012 at 12:11 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jNewsVideo

Cypher is a graph query language that is powerful and easy to use, and a unique feature of Neo4j.  Much like SQL, Cypher is a declarative language and is the easiest way to query one’s...

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A Programmatic Introduction to Neo4j

July 16, 2012 at 2:43 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

For highly connected data, graph databases can be thousands of times faster than relational databases, making Neo4j popular for managing complex data across many domains from finance to social, and telecoms to geospatial. This 90...

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Graph Databases: The Asterisk after “Big Data” NoSQL

July 11, 2012 at 3:58 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

William Mcknight of Jaspersoft writes that graph databases provide unique NoSQL capabilities and functions that are ’not just for Big Data’. NoSQL solutions have been ‘positioned’ to support big data – larger volumes of diverse data –...

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Intro to Graph Databases
Intro to Graph Databases

July 6, 2012 at 2:07 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

This video is a high level introduction to graph databases. Andreas Kollegger demonstrates how graph databases fit within the NOSQL space, and where they are most appropriately used. In this session you will learn: Overview...

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Curt Monash: Neo4j? Cool stuff.

July 5, 2012 at 1:41 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Curt Monash, leading analyst of and strategic advisor to the software industry, tweeted: What did I do from 2-4 am on July 4? I talked graph data management with the neo4j guys. Cool stuff. Read...

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Tim Berglund: Connected Data with Neo4j

July 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm PDT | Customer StoriesEventGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Neo4j is an open-source, enterprise-class database with a conventional feature set and a very unconventional data model. It offers support for Java, ACID transactions, and a feature-rich query language. But before you get too comfortable,...

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Circle through your Google Analytics data with Neo4J and Circos

July 2, 2012 at 9:14 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Storing massive amounts of data in a NoSQL data store is just one side of the Big Data equation. Being able to visualize your data in such a way that you can easily gain deeper insights, is where things really...

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Social Curation with the Interest Graph

June 26, 2012 at 11:12 am PDT | Graph Databases

Paris-based Pearltrees allows users to visually store, organize and share anything from the web. It’s a great tool for research and building collections of information such as planning your next weekend breakaway, keeping tabs on...

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IBM Labs Perspective on Neo4j

June 25, 2012 at 9:27 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Ajit Koti, a software developer at IBM Labs in Bengaluru, India, has written a great presentation on his experience with Neo4j. Neo4j is a high-performance, NOSQL graph database with all the features of a mature...

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Neo4J Recommendation engine for movies

June 21, 2012 at 8:37 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jRecommendation

This project is a basic tutorial to discover Neo4J and Cypher. It’s hosted on github. With this project, Florent Empis has built a Movie recommender using the Cypher query language. This query language has a very low barrier...

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Graphs in a .NET World

June 20, 2012 at 7:38 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Tatham Oddie’s presentation from NDC Oslo. Oddie speaks about graph databases, how graphs are inherent in every day business operations. He then shows how to use graph databases in a .NET environment. Tatham Oddie –...

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Case Study: Neo4j in a .NET world

June 18, 2012 at 9:38 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

This year, a small team of developers, led by Tatham Oddie at Readify,  delivered a ASP.NET MVC app, with a Neo4j backed, all running in Azure. This isn’t in POC; it’s a production system. Also,...

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Neo4j In Action
How much faster is a graph database, really?

June 15, 2012 at 4:37 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4j

In their new book, Neo4j In Action, Jonas Partner and Aleksa Vukotic perform a fascinating experiment. In theory, a graph database should be much faster than a relational databases in graph traversal. For example, in...

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Gartner selects Neo for the Who’s Who in NOSQL

June 15, 2012 at 3:24 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jQuote

Gartner has published a new report on Who’s Who in NOSQL DBMSs. Neo Technology is 1 of the 9 NOSQL leaders mentioned. Neo4j is an open­ source graph database optimized for real­time storage and processing...

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Neo4j -[:LOVES]-> Cypher

June 15, 2012 at 8:53 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Cypher is a humane query language which is easy to read and understand. It borrows on other languages like SQL and SPARQL but brings it its own flavor. Cypher uses ASCII ART to describe graph...

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Opigram: OpenCredo discusses a social recommendation engine

June 15, 2012 at 8:22 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jRecommendationSocialVideo

Nicki Watt of OpenCredo presents the lessons learned (and being learned) on an active Neo4j project: Opigram. Opigram is a socially oriented recommendation engine which is already live, with some 150k users and growing. 0614...

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Serious network analysis using Hadoop and Neo4j

June 14, 2012 at 4:48 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Friso van Vollenhoven of Xebia uses a combination of Hadoop, Neo4j and browser based visualization and interactive tools to look at graphs, search for known interesting patterns in big graphs and do ad hoc querying...

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GraphConnect 2012: Exploring Innovation with Connected Data

June 13, 2012 at 5:00 am PDT | EventGraph DatabasesNeo4jNewsPress Release

First GraphConnect conference announced for November 5-6, 2012 in San Francisco Researchers worldwide are finding new ways to make sense of connected data Neo Technology demonstrates momentum with thriving ecosystem of global partners and growing...

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Graph Data in QlikView

June 12, 2012 at 8:44 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4j

The TIQView Blog shows using graph data in a business intelligence / business discovery solution like QlikView to do some more business related analytics. The result is an interactive QlikView analytics application where you can use a wide...

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Seven Databases in Song

June 11, 2012 at 3:15 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesVideo

A harmonious way of learning about the seven NoSQL databases: PostgreSQL, Riak, HBase, MongoDB, CouchDB, Neo4J and Redis. Check out Seven Databases in Seven Days.

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New Book: Neo4j in Action

June 6, 2012 at 4:28 pm PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Manning has just announced that their new book, Neo4j in Action, is available via the Manning Early Access Program. This exciting new book by Jonas Partner and Aleksa Vukotic is the first full length book...

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An Introduction to Doctor Who (and Neo4j)

June 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

  Ian Robinson introduces Neo4J, the world’s leading graph database, discussing how it can be used to store and     work with data associated with Doctor Who. He is a co-author of ‘REST in...

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New Opportunities for Connected Data

June 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Ian Robinson of Neo Technology presents the changing properties of data, increased complexity, size and interconnectedness.

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American Express is accumulating a “spend graph” database of its customers’ transaction data

June 5, 2012 at 9:07 am PDT | Graph Databases

American Express is accumulating a “spend graph” database of its customers’ transaction data to help brands customise their mobile marketing to consumers. Speaking at the Open Mobile Summit in London, Dan Schulman, group president at...

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