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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 Neo4j graph database project and CEO of Neo Technology, the world’s leading graph database. Emil is an internationally recognized thought leader in new database technology, having spoken at...

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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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(Neo4j)-[:loves]->Cypher

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

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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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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Stay tuned for Assimilation Monitoring Project

June 4, 2012 at 9:43 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNews

Alan Robertson, ‘long-time geek and founder of Linux-HA project with interests in managing computers’, is taking systems management to a new depth with using very low overhead. With Continuous Stealth DiscoveryTM, Robertson is building a...

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Graph Databases, NOSQL, and Neo4j

June 4, 2012 at 9:14 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Of the  many different datamodels, the relational model has been dominating since the 80s, with implementations like Oracle, MySQL and MSSQL - also known as Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). Lately, however, in an increasing number of cases the use...

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Managing Highly Connected Data in Neo4j

May 30, 2012 at 8:00 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Jim Webber discusses how connected data is driving new classes of innovative applications and investigate the strengths and weaknesses of common NOSQL families for dealing handling it. The focus is on the characteristics of Neo4j...

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Neo4j Tales from the Trenches: A Recommendation Engine Case Study

May 29, 2012 at 8:00 am PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jRecommendationVideo

Nicki Watt and Michal Bachman present the lessons learned (and being learned) on an active Neo4J project – Opigram. Opigram is a socially orientated recommendation engine which is already live, with some 150k users and...

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Graphs in the Cloud: Spring + Neo4j on Heroku

May 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

James Ward from Heroku talks about running Java apps on Heroku using the Spring Framework and Neo4j. He then recaps with step by step code of what he demonstrated in the webinar. Get more details and...

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Gaming Company Gamesys introduces Neo4j into a Relational Database Organization

May 24, 2012 at 8:43 am PDT | Customer StoriesFEATURED NEWSGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Toby O’Rourke and Michael McCarthy present their experiences of introducing Neo4j into Gamesys, a relational database organization. Toby and Michael discuss How Neo4j stacked up against the competition: FlockDB, InfoGrid, DEX, and OrientDB The path...

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How to get Neo4j graph database in GWT with eclipse running

May 23, 2012 at 8:54 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Rene Pickhardt has posted a new video running Neo4j in GWT with eclipse. “It was basically very easy…have fun with it.”

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Querying Stanley Kubrick: An Intro to Cypher

May 23, 2012 at 8:40 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Alistair Jones introduces the deceptively simple yet demonstrably powerful expressions of the Cypher Query language. Considering the Cineasts movie dataset, he uses Cypher to ask simple questions like, “which actors appeared most often in Stanley...

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Neo4j Spatial — Geo Data for the Rest of Us

May 22, 2012 at 2:38 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Compelling location-based services require more than simple “what’s near me?” operations. The Open Street Map dataset is a perfect example of a rich geographically-based wiki that can be used for much more than map rendering....

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Neo4j in 3D Graph Visualization

May 22, 2012 at 6:32 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Max De Marzi uses Three.js, a lightweight javascript library which renders 3D graph visualizations of Neo4j.  In his blog, he shows you how to build it with code samples, videos, and tutorials.

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Case Study: Real Time Recommendations with a Graph Database

May 17, 2012 at 4:47 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jRecommendation

Case Study: Real-time Recommendations with a Graph Database Whether you want to be Facebook or are selling shoelaces online, if you have users then you have a social graph. Reveal the hidden graph in your...

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Geoprocessing with Neo4j-Spatial and OSM

May 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4j

What better way to perform geoprocessing than on a graph! And what better dataset to play with than Open Street Map! Craig Taverner of AmanziTel discusses the advantages of using a graph database for geographic data...

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Modelling with Graphs

May 16, 2012 at 9:40 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jVideo

Modelling data as graphs is quite different from modelling data under with relational databases. In this video, Alistair Jones covers modelling business domains using graphs and show how they can be persisted and queried in...

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Overview of NOSQL

May 16, 2012 at 12:43 am PDT | Graph DatabasesVideo

Overview of NOSQL by Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology. Emil is credited with inventing the phrase “Not Only SQL.”  

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Scientific papers proving the power of a Graph Databases

April 26, 2012 at 6:50 am PDT | FEATURED NEWSGraph Databases

A question was posted on Neo’s community mail list inquiring if there are any “scientific papers proving the power of a graph based DB paradigm (could be specifically Neo4j) against relational DBs.” Here are some...

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Enterprise improvements in Neo4j graph database update

April 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm PDT | BlogGraph DatabasesNeo4j

With the release of the new version of Neo4j: 1.7, it introduces a number of improvements that is available for the GPL-licensed Community edition The Neo4j Team has released version 1.7 of its open source...

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Neo raises $10.6M for Neo4j as graph DBs take off

September 21, 2011 at 3:06 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

Graph databases are a pretty specialized product — but as NoSQL keeps gaining mainstream acceptance, they seem to be catching on, and the latest evidence comes in the form of a $10.6 million funding found...

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Review: Databases built for social networks

February 18, 2010 at 3:57 pm PDT | BlogGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Neo4j, Cassandra, and FluidDB represent a breed of databases that swiftly search social networking data. What you should know about each of them Everyone loves social networks these days. Homeland security wants to track which...

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