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Warum der wichtigste Teil von Facebook Graph Search das Wörtchen „Graph“ ist

February 22, 2013 at 12:14 pm PDT | German EditionNews

Von Emil Eifrem und Philip Rathle Sie haben es sicher schon gehört: Facebook hat eine neue Suchfunktion angekündigt, Graph Search. Graphenorientierte Technologien sind seit Jahren auf dem Vormarsch, und gerade Graphdatenbanken haben in letzter Zeit...

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NoSQL – Neo4j, Shell, Installation, Dateneingabe und Queries mit Neo4j

February 22, 2013 at 11:59 am PDT | German EditionNeo4jNews

Der erste Artikel in der Reihe über NoSQL hat sich sehr allgemein mit dem Thema auseinandergesetzt. Dieser zweite Teil wird die Thematik etwas genauer beleuchten und anhand der Graphdatenbank “Neo4j” vertiefen. Neo4j definiert sich, aus dem englischen...

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Internet Graph: Any Two Web Pages are Connected by 19 Clicks or Less

February 19, 2013 at 2:05 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

In recently published article in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Hungarian physicist Albert-László Barabási discovered that any two pages on the internet are connected by 19 clicks or less. [Barabási] discovered that of the...

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Big Data Database for 2013 is MPP and Graph Databases

February 18, 2013 at 5:17 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) reports on the 2013 momentum of MPP/analytics and graph databases with real-time processing and complex analytics. Despite Oracle’s attempt to push SPARC, all the other big data analytics databases were either...

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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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Peter Neubauer on Linked Data Benchmark Council LDBC

February 12, 2013 at 12:16 pm PDT | NewsVideo

Peter Neubauer, Vice President of Neo4j Community, spoke at the Graph Processing workshop during Fosdem 2013. My colleague and friend at Neo Technology, Alex Averbuch, is working with LDBC, a EU project aiming at investigating...

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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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Emil Eifrem on NoSQL, Graph Databases, and Neo4j

February 1, 2013 at 9:44 am PDT | GraphConnectNeo4jNews

Emil Eifrem looks back at the history of Neo4j, an open-source, NoSQL graph database supported by Neo Technology. He describes some real world applications of graphs, domain modelling with graphs, and compares the performance of...

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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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GRADES (Graph Data Management Experiences and Systems) workshop June 23

January 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm PDT | EventNews

Join the first GRADES workshop (Graph Data Management Experiences and Systems) Sunday, June 23 in New York Info and Registration: Grades is co-sponsored by, the Linked Data Benchmark Council, partnered by Neo Technology. The...

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Upcoming Neo4j Events Jan 28 – Feb 5, 2013

January 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm PDT | EventNeo4jNews

Events on Tue, 29 Jan 2013 London Meetup: Intro to Graphs Location: OpenCredo, 5 – 11 Lavington Street, London, SE10NZ, London, United Kingdom Event Info As we have noticed that many of our meetup group...

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Information Management
The Database Tool Trap, maybe, of NoSQL

January 23, 2013 at 11:03 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Information Management questions whether the NoSQL data structures will restrict the opportunities to exploit the data – a database ‘trap’ currently seen in relational databases. All data was pushed into this “box,” or tabular format,...

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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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Using Neo4j Graph Database to Understand International Trade

January 22, 2013 at 12:26 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Xebia uses Neo4j to analyze the international trade of fish and demonstrates how the graph reveals important connections of trading routes. As international trade is influenced by various factors such as local supply and demand,...

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Neo4j Milestone 1.9 M04 Release with Higher Performance and

January 22, 2013 at 12:01 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Neo Technology release it’s latest Neo4j milestone 1.9 M04, updates include: improvements in Cypher Scala 2.10 support REST-batch-operations such as REST-batch-API inserts have 30x performance increases High Availability Cluster has added automated recovery for some...

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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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Netzwerk für Sportler mit Neo4j

January 21, 2013 at 10:59 am PDT | German EditionNeo4jNews

Sport findet zunehmend auch im Netz statt. Aus diesem Grund hat sich der Deutsche Olympische Sportbund (DOSB) entschlossen, die Entwicklung der Kommunikation im Internet aktiv mitzugestalten. Für die Umsetzung dieses Vorhabens hat der DOSB in...

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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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Facebook’s Social Graph, Neo4j show rising use of graph databases

January 16, 2013 at 9:50 am PDT | Neo4jNewsSocial Network

Summary: Facebook’s Social Graph — the database underlying its Graph Search engine unveiled yesterday– is just one of many graph databases being employed for complex, connected data. Neo4j is another leading graph database that is...

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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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NoSQL für Moviepilot

January 14, 2013 at 2:45 pm PDT | Customer StoriesNeo4jNews

Die NoSQL-Datenbank Neo4J hat die Hauptrolle in Moviepilots Datenbank gewonnen. Die “größte Online-Filmcommunity Deutschlands” wird in Zukunft ihre Daten in der Graphdatenbank speichern. Agil und schnell, dabei aber nicht zuletzt dank ihrer Graphennatur sehr ressourcenschonden...

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Upcoming Neo4j Events Jan 14 – 17, 2013

January 11, 2013 at 3:30 pm PDT | EventNeo4jNews

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 Washington, D.C. Meetup: Neo4j World Wide Tour w/ Peter Neubauer – 2nd Stop! Location: NIC Labs, 1881 Campus Commons Drive Suite 203, Reston, VA We have a place and a time!...

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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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Neo4j Graph Database Wins InfoWorld’s 2013 Technology of the Year Award

January 11, 2013 at 7:49 am PDT | AwardNewsPress Release

Neo4j Selected by InfoWorld Test Center as One of the Most Innovative Technologies of the Year Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it is a winner of the...

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Explorez les bases de données de graphique avec Linkurious

January 10, 2013 at 3:05 pm PDT | French EditionGraph VisualizationNeo4jNews

Linkurious est un nouvel outil qui permet d’explorer et de visualiser des bases de données graphes. Recommandation, réseau social et gestion de contenu : Amazon, Linkedin ou Adobe font partie des entreprises qui utilisent les...

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Neo4j is Winner of InfoWorld’s 2013 Technology of the Year Award

January 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm PDT | AwardFEATURED NEWSNeo4jNews

InfoWorld Test Center picks the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year with Neo4j amongst the winners. “Many years ago we called these our ‘Product of the Year Awards.’ But ‘product’...

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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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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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ODBMS Industry Watch
Origins of Spring Data Project with Neo4j

January 3, 2013 at 1:03 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

David Turanski, Senior Software Engineer, SpringSource, a division of VMware, speaks with ODBMS Industry Watch about the Spring Data Project and reveals its origins with Neo4j. What is the Spring Data project? David Turanski: The...

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Neo4j : l’autre univers du stockage

January 3, 2013 at 10:32 am PDT | French EditionNeo4jNews

Ce mois-ci, Neo4j est en vedette dans Programmez, le magazine du développement. Lisez le magazine en ligne. Abonnement requis.

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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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Travel with NOSQL using SpringData on Neo4j and MongoDB

January 2, 2013 at 11:19 am PDT | Neo4jNews

The Tikal Java Group spent the holidays building a polyglot NOSQL travel application using SpringData, Neo4j, and MongoDB. In this Fuse day, Tikal Java group decided to continue its previous Fuse research for NoSQL, but...

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SpringSource Offers Spring Data eBook Giveaway

December 21, 2012 at 2:21 pm PDT | News

SpringSource is offering a free chapter of the eBook Spring Data to those who opt in to their developer newsletter through In addition, SpringSource is selecting 50 winners per week to win a full copy of the eBook! Be...

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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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Azul Systems Partner Ecosystem includes Graph Databases

December 19, 2012 at 1:59 pm PDT | News

Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced new ISV partnerships that expand opportunities for the Azul Zing Java Virtual Machine (JVM) into new business-critical solutions, including Big Data, in-memory computing, enterprise...

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Graphdatenbanken und Neo4J

December 18, 2012 at 9:58 am PDT | German EditionNeo4jNews

Graphdatenbanken sind darauf spezialisiert, vernetzte Daten abzuspeichern und extrem schnell innerhalb dieser Strukturen zu navigieren (traversieren). Wodurch wird das ermöglicht?  Die meisten Datenbanken haben Probleme, Strukturen mit vielen Beziehungen handzuhaben. Das liegt daran, dass diese...

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Neo4j Tops NoSQL LinkedIn Skills Growth in 2012

December 17, 2012 at 3:49 pm PDT | News

As reported by the 451 Group, Neo4j is number 1 in 2012 for NoSQL Skills Growth on LinkedIn.   Original article with graphic.

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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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Read Email Faster with New App – Gander – powered by NoSQL

December 17, 2012 at 12:49 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Powered by Neo4j and MongoDB, Gander wants users to read email faster. …Gander is a client that categorizes and reorganizes incoming email based on what you, the recipient, need to do with it.  Gander has...

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Skills Matter
Using Neo4j to Analyze Public Spending on International Development

December 17, 2012 at 10:07 am PDT | Customer StoriesNeo4jNewsVideo

James Hughes of Kainos shares a project, based on Neo4j,  for the Department for International Development (DfID), a UK government agency working on providing transparency around the ways that aid money gets spent on different development projects.  ...

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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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iPad App Paper Awarded 2012 Apple Design Award!

December 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraphConnectNewsSocial

Congratulations to the entire team at FiftyThree for winning Apple’s 2012 Design Award in the category of iPad Developer Showcase! Each year, Apple acknowledges those who have set new standards to inspire other developers with their...

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Comindware Tracker is the Winner of 2012 Graphie Award

December 12, 2012 at 9:25 am PDT | GraphConnectNeo4jNewsPress Release

Comindware, Inc. today announced it has been named a winner in the 2012 Graphie Awards, the first and only program that recognizes innovative graph database applications. Winners were announced at this year’s inaugural GraphConnect 2012 conference,...

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Neo Technology is One Big Data Vendor to Watch In 2013

December 11, 2012 at 9:41 am PDT | FEATURED NEWSNeo4jNews

InformationWeek features ‘Neo Technology Database Manages Social Relationships’ “Social applications and graph databases go together like peanut butter and jelly,” says graph database consultant Max De Marzi. That’s the big reason Neo4j, the open source...

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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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Supercharge Neo4j with Plugins

November 29, 2012 at 10:57 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Plugins and unmanaged extensions can add powerful capabilities to Neo4j. Max De Marzi, Neo Technology Senior Consultant/Graph Enthusiast, gives a great overview and how to get them. One of the great things about Neo4j is how easy...

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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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Neo Technology and Emil Eifrem featured in CFOCEO Magazine

November 16, 2012 at 4:34 pm PDT | Neo4jNewsQuote

Now there is an explosion of alternative databases to SQL. Graph databases are an incredibly relevant technology in that they are a thousand times faster than existing databases for leveraging connectedness in one’s business. -...

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Product Cataloguing leads to Faster Shopping with Graph Databases

November 16, 2012 at 11:59 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Infoworld covers 10 data capabilities that should never be done using a RDBMS  includes Product Cataloguing – more suited to graph databases. Product cataloguing: This isn’t the exciting stuff you hear about, but one of the first...

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Social Network of VC’s and Tech Companies using CrunchBase in Neo4j

November 16, 2012 at 11:27 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Max De Marzi, senior consultant at Neo Technology, crunches out another Neo4j graph database using Techcrunch’s dataset of tech companies, investors, and related peeps. NeoTechnology was featured on TechCrunch after raising a Series B round, and it has an...

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Intranets are Graph Databases

November 16, 2012 at 10:50 am PDT | News

The Internet Diary  uses network analysis on the to look at the intranet as a graph. Network visualisation: what does your #intranet really look like? Networks are made up of nodes and edges. In our way...

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The Matrix's social network
“The Matrix is a system, Neo” or is it a graph?

November 16, 2012 at 8:54 am PDT | News

Graph enthusiasts Jermain Kaminski and Michael Schober use graphs to represent social networks in film through their project Moviegalaxies. The duo create a new cinematic experience by utilizing the social interaction graph in movies and helping...

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Neo Technology Raises $11 Million To Further Disrupt Traditional Databases

November 14, 2012 at 9:02 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Artic Startup highlights the latest round of funding for Neo Technology, “who is at the forefront of the noSQL movement which tries to undermine and revolutionise the more traditional database management systems”. The funding that...

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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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Neo Technology baut Partnergeschäft in Deutschland weiter aus

November 12, 2012 at 11:33 am PDT | German EditionNewsPress Release

Die Beziehung macht’s: Graphendatenbanken auf dem Vormarsch Neo Technology, Entwickler der weltweit führenden Graphendatenbank Neo4j, baut seine Geschäftsaktivitäten in Deutschland weiter aus und gewinnt mit der codecentric AG einen der führenden deutschen Softwareentwicklungshäuser als Partner....

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DB2: a relational epithet is no longer enough …plus XML and Triple Store

November 9, 2012 at 11:52 am PDT | News

Philip Howard, Research Director, Bloor Research, reports on the triple store feature in DB2 10. In fact, the data in the triple store is not stored relationally but as an encoded vector, which is a...

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Neo Technology in Graph Database Research with Linked Data Benchmark Council

November 9, 2012 at 8:50 am PDT | Neo4jNews

by Alex Averbuch, LDBC consultant, Neo Technology Neo Technology (Neo) has joined the Linked Data Benchmark Council (, a three-year EU-funded research project aimed at creating a comprehensive suite of performance benchmarks for graph databases.  The...

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The Graph is Afoot with Sherlock – YarcData’s Graph Analytics Appliance for Big Data

November 7, 2012 at 2:35 pm PDT | News

YarcData, a Cray company working with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) , announced the development of  “Sherlock”, a graph analytics appliance. “Sherlock,” says Nick Nystrom, PSC director of strategic applications, “provides a unique capability for discovering...

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Neo Technology schließt Serie-B-Finanzierung mit 11 Mio. US-Dollar ab

November 7, 2012 at 12:02 pm PDT | German EditionNeo4jNews

Global 2000-Kunden, prestigeträchtige Auszeichnungen und eine erfolgreiche neue Finanzierungsrunde bestätigen erneut den weltweiten Erfolg von Neo Technology München, 07 (press1) – Global 2000-Kunden, prestigeträchtige Auszeichnungen und eine erfolgreiche neue Finanzierungsrunde bestätigen erneut den weltweiten Erfolg von Neo...

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Neo Technology Raises $11 Million in Series B Funding to Lead Adoption of Graph Databases

November 2, 2012 at 5:03 am PDT | NewsPress Release

World’s leading graph database company dominates market with roster of Forbes Global 2000 customers, prestigious award wins and new round of funding Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, announced today it...

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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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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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Tom's IT Pro
Neo4j – Beyond Hadoop: Graph Databases for Big Data

October 29, 2012 at 10:31 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Tom’s IT Pro in looking at ‘Small to Big Data Solutions’ notes that graph databases such as Neo4j would be better than Hadoop for some big data problems, particularly those described with networks and its...

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Dr. Dobbs
ThoughtWorks Radar: Sees NoSQL as an Enterprise Option and to Adopt Neo4j

October 29, 2012 at 10:01 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Dr. Dobbs article reviews ThoughtWorks Technology Radar report, published October 2012 and notes with Polyglot Persistence, using hybrid data stores  - NoSQL database – is a  ‘viable enterprise option’. In Platforms, with the growing acceptance...

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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 Neo4j or InfiniteGraph, or in...

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When Relational Isn’t Enough: Neo4j at Squidoo

October 25, 2012 at 4:56 pm PDT | Neo4jNewsRecommendationSlidesSocial

Gil Hildebrand, Chief Engineer at Squidoo, shows  how Neo4j was implemented to power Postcards, the new interest graph enabled product from popular social publishing platform Squidoo. When Relational Isn’t Enough: Neo4j at Squidoo from Gil Hildebrand

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Make with Paper! Love graphs? Show Us Yours

October 25, 2012 at 4:16 pm PDT | GraphConnectNeo4jNewsSocial

FiftyThree is celebrating graphs on Paper,  the award-winning iPad app. Here at FiftyThree, we’re building something new to bring ideas together using a special kind of database called a graph database. One such graph database is NEO4J built by our friends...

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Hubway Data Challenge Part 3 – Remarkable Visualizations

October 25, 2012 at 2:15 pm PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

chael.christopher comments on the entries submitted to the Hubway Data Visualization Challenge I’m out of my league. I’ve seen two submissions for the data challenge already, and yah, some people are really good.  For the...

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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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The Importance of GraphConnect – First Graph Database Conference Ever

October 22, 2012 at 9:56 am PDT | GraphConnectNeo4jNews

Dzone interviews Philip Rathle, Senior Product Director at Neo Technology, about GraphConnect and the latest release of Neo4j With the release of a new version of the open source graph database, Neo4j, and the fast-approaching Graph...

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New ThoughtWorks Technology Radar Recommends Adopt Neo4j

October 22, 2012 at 9:21 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Graph databases store information as arbitrarily interconnected nodes linked by named relations, rather than as tables and joins. Schema-less and highly extensible, they are an excellent choice for modelling semi-structured data in complex domains. Neo4j is the...

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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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Graph Visualization of NY Times vs WSJ show Buzz from Readers’ Comments and Posts

October 18, 2012 at 5:06 pm PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

The Politics of Systems take the 30 latest posts of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal and plot 27K users. The app will start spitting out more metrics in the next version, but...

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Neo4j as a Recommendation Engine: Job Hunting

October 18, 2012 at 4:41 pm PDT | Neo4jNewsRecommendation

Max De Marzi, Graph Database enthusiast,  shows how a job candidate and a job post finds one another using Neo4j and Cypher. Does your search know about your user? Does it know what your user...

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Screen Shot 2012-10-18 at 11.21.32 AM Launches A More Productive Linkedin using Neo4j

October 18, 2012 at 11:23 am PDT | Neo4jNews, a social network and business collaboration platform, is powered by Neo4j. CEO James Borow said emerged from the GraphEffect team’s frustrating experiences trying to collaborate with other organizations, something that was “amplified by...

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Viewing the NFL in a Graph Database – Who’s Leading the Pack

October 17, 2012 at 2:33 pm PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

Stats in the Wild has created a pretty cool graph visualization of all NFL games to date.  The node size of the individual team is proportional to number of wins. Read the full article.

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Neo Technology Announces Neo4j Webinars Featuring Intuit and Squidoo

October 17, 2012 at 6:00 am PDT | NewsPress ReleaseSocial

GraphConnect 2012 Speakers to Discuss Neo4j in Lead Up to First-Ever Graph Database Conference Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced it is hosting two webinars this month featuring Intuit...

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Mathematician solves 270-year-old Goldbach Conjecture using Graph Theory

October 16, 2012 at 1:57 pm PDT | News

Copy of Goldbach’s letter to Euler in which he conjectures, dated 7 July 1742. Mathematician and head of computer application department of Assam Engineering College Bichitra Kalita, has claimed to have solved the famous ‘Goldbach conjecture’, one...

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Newsfeed feature powered by Neo4j Graph Database

October 15, 2012 at 11:14 am PDT | Neo4jNews reports on using Neo4j and Cypher for delivering news via a newsfeed or timeline. Implementation of newsfeed or timeline feature became a must requirement for every social application. Achieving the same result through traditional...

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Graph Visualization of Programming Languages

October 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

Programming Languages Influence Network This interactive visualization shows a network graph of programming language influences. The graph consists of 1169 programming language nodes and 908 edges that signify an influence relation. The size of a...

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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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Introdução aos bancos de dados NoSQL

October 12, 2012 at 8:09 am PDT | NewsPortuguese Edition

Neste artigo, veremos o que é o conceito NoSQL, porque ele é geralmente associado ao Big data e quais são algumas das várias opções de banco de dados NoSQL existentes atualmente. [...] Podemos listar algumas...

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Neo4j Community takes on Hubway Hack Data Visualization Challenge

October 11, 2012 at 12:11 pm PDT | EventGraph VisualizationNeo4jNews

The Neo4j Community team is calling on Graphistas – Graph Database users – to participate in Boston-based Hubway Data Visualization Challenge.  Hubway, a bike-sharing program in metro-Boston, has publicly released all of the trip history of...

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‘Spring into Neo4j’ Events Announced in Washington D.C.

October 10, 2012 at 6:00 am PDT | EventNewsPress Release

‘Spring Data Neo4j’ Meetup to be Held at AOL Headquarters Two Sessions Planned at SpringOne 2GX 2012 Early Release of Spring Data: Modern Data Access for Enterprise Java eBook Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the...

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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. Neo4J stores relationships between objects, a structure that mathematicians often confusingly...

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Neo4j 1.8 adds creation to Cypher query language

October 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

The graph database Neo4j has been updated to add the ability for its Cypher query language to write data and update indexes. This is designed to make it easier to explore the power of the graph database...

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Data Analysts Seek to Make Social Media More Useful

October 2, 2012 at 1:46 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

It’s not easy turning the Mayberry Police Department into the team from CSI, or turning an idea for a new type of social network analysis into something like Klout on steroids, but those types of transformations...

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Researcher of Graph Theory wins 2012 MacArthur Genius Grant

October 1, 2012 at 5:28 pm PDT | News

Known colloquially as the genius grants, the MacArthur Fellowships, given annually, are meant to provide recipients with the freedom to pursue creative activities and ambitious projects unburdened by financial concerns. Maria Chudnovsky is a mathematician...

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