Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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From SDTimes Editors: Defining NoSQL to avoid the hype

October 1, 2012 at 3:08 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

This has gone too far. NoSQL, as a term, has morphed from a vague term about new-world, highly scalable, schemaless data stores into an even vaguer term that now means “any data store that is...

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Silicon Valley Code Camp: Learn the Social Graph with Neo Technology

October 1, 2012 at 1:48 pm PDT | EventNewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2012, taking place from October 6-7 in Los Altos Hills, California. Code...

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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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Using Graphs to Find the Value of Circular Definitions

September 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm PDT | News

A new research paper has just been released on the Loops and Self-Reference in the Construction of Dictionaries. The authors looked at the words in a database called WordNet, treating them as nodes in a graph...

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Neo Technology, Inc. announces a partnership with McKnight Consulting Group

September 27, 2012 at 9:53 am PDT | NewsPress Release

Neo Technology, Inc., creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, announces a partnership with McKnight Consulting Group to deliver graph solutions to enterprises Partnership Brings Graph Databases to the Enterprise PLANO, Texas September 27,...

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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 Graph Database Wins 2012 InfoWorld Bossie Award

September 26, 2012 at 9:34 am PDT | NewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that Neo4j won a prestigious IDG InfoWorld Bossie award. The annual awards recognize the best open source software for business in a variety...

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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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Neo4j Meetup Madness in San Francisco

September 20, 2012 at 4:29 pm PDT | EventNeo4jNews

With Dreamforce and Oracleworld 2012 now underway, Neo Technology is joining the October geek frenzy. From September 24 – September 29 2012, Neo4j is taking San Francisco by storm with back-to-back meetups and hackathons throughout...

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Bright Shines with New Graph Database Recruitment Tool for Job Seekers

September 20, 2012 at 7:01 am PDT | Customer StoriesNews

Back in June, Bright announced a new recruiting tool called Bright Score, a system that automatically scores whether someone is a good fit for the job. But that’s just one way Bright can make use of all the jobs data...

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Neo4j-based Assimilation Monitoring Project

September 18, 2012 at 7:40 am PDT | Customer StoriesNewsVideo

At LinuxCon 2012, Alan Robertson introduces the Assimilation Monitoring Project and discusses why he choose Neo4j for its database. I mentioned a few weeks ago that my talk at LinuxCon in San Diego had been...

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Open source in 2012: Bigger and better than ever

September 18, 2012 at 7:30 am PDT | AwardNeo4jNews

A couple of years ago things were looking pretty desolate for open source. Independent players were struggling with open source revenue models that relied solely on paid support. More important, outside of app dev, the...

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Neo4j Awarded in Bossies 2012: The Best of Open Source Databases

September 18, 2012 at 7:25 am PDT | AwardNeo4jNews

The database for interconnected data, Neo4j provides a reliable Java-based platform for conquering highly interconnected database problems. Available with full ACID transaction compatibility — rare in a NoSQL database — Neo4j has a SQL-like query language called...

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NoSQL – die neue Datenbankgeneration?

September 13, 2012 at 12:53 pm PDT | German EditionNews

Bislang war bei Datenbanken eigentlich alles ganz einfach: Es gab das relationale Modell – alles andere waren im Grunde Randerscheinungen. Das könnte sich ändern. Speziell rund um NoSQL zeichnen sich Alternativen ab. Datenbanken müssen heute...

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Jim Webber on Neo4J and Graph Database Use Cases

September 13, 2012 at 7:14 am PDT | GraphConnectNeo4jNewsVideo

Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo Technology, sits downs with Srini Penchikala from InfoQ and discusses the diverse and complex graph database implementations. Jim will be leading the Neo4j Tutorial at GraphConnect in San Francisco...

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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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Graph Databases among Emerging trends in Non-Relational Database Market

September 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Tim Bergland, Owner, Principal, August Technology Group, LLC  has released a new analyst report on the non-relational database market. Summary: The market for non-relational databases is a crowded one. Technology leaders looking to extract competitive advantages from...

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September 6, 2012 at 11:21 am PDT | Neo4jNews

大数据时代最重要的标志就是数据类型的多样性,各种非结构化数据逐渐成为企业数据的主流。据Gartner预测,企业数据将在五年内增加800%,其中80%是非结构化的,来自团体、社区,以及社交网络的非业务数据会成为这种趋势中的大部分。非结构化数据的爆炸式增长,使传统数据库面临巨大挑战,新型数据管理工具的作用日益凸显。 在这些新型管理工具中,Hadoop和NoSQL是最关键的两类。其中,图形数据库(graph database)是本文重点讨论的内容。图形数据库是NoSQL的一种,即非关系型数据库,它应用图形理论存储实体之间的关系信息。最常见的是社会网络中人与人之间的关系,这种关系网络用传统关系型数据库存储的效果并不好,其查询复杂、缓慢、超出预期,而图形数据库的独特设计恰恰弥补了这个缺陷。 常见的图形数据库包括Neo4j、FlockDB。其中Neo4j是一个用Java实现、完全兼容ACID的图形数据库。数据以一种针对图形网络进行过优化的格式保存在磁盘上。Neo4j的内核是一种极快的图形引擎,具有数据库产品期望的所有特性,如恢复、两阶段提交、符合XA等

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The Chemical Knowledge Graph

September 4, 2012 at 8:02 am PDT | News

Dr. Anirban Mudi has a Ph D in Chemistry. He is a science writer based in Bangalore, India. During his free time he synthesizes softwares for scientists. As luck would have it, I came across Bartosz...

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Marvel Universe Assemble! …in a Graph Database

August 31, 2012 at 8:17 am PDT | News

Marvel’s VP of Web and Application Development Pete Olson brings all the characters in the Marvel Universe into a graph database, revealing interesting relationships amongst the superheroes and villains. As part of this effort we focused some...

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Making Web Applications More Efficient with a Graph Database

August 31, 2012 at 8:15 am PDT | News

This week, at the 38th International Conference on Very Large Databases—the premier database conference—researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory presented a new system that automatically streamlines websites’ database access patterns, making the...

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Relational and NoSQL in Polyglot persistence patterns

August 30, 2012 at 3:05 pm PDT | News

Polyglot persistence which takes a hybrid approach to persistence is getting a lot of traction these days. Currently I am reading NoSQL Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Emerging World of Polyglot Persistence by Pramod J. Sadalage...

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Graph Database Adoption on the Rise

August 30, 2012 at 10:32 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology recently wrote an article highlighting the recent rise in graph database adoption. He writes, “Graph databases are the most scalable, high performance way to query and store highly interconnected...

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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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Using Network Analysis – Graphs – to Identify Influential Authors

August 28, 2012 at 1:24 pm PDT | News

Matthew Jockers of the University of Nebraska analysed 3,592 digitized novels published in the UK, Ireland and the US between 1780 and 1900 using a combination of Google’s algorithm, machine learning and a series of techniques used in computational text...

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Neo4J, Azure, VS2012, and Windows 8

August 24, 2012 at 2:04 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Chris Skardon dives into Neo4j and Azure, here are recent posts to follow along: Neo4J and Azure and VS2012 and Windows 8 Now, I know that this has been written about, but both of the...

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James Ward of Heroku to speak at GraphConnect

August 24, 2012 at 10:08 am PDT | GraphConnectNews

James Ward, Principal Developer Evangelist at Heroku, will speak at GraphConnect 2012 in San Francisco. While focusing on teaching developers how to deploy Java, Play! and Scala apps to the cloud, James frequently presents at...

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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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NoSQL Now! Photo album

August 22, 2012 at 10:17 pm PDT | News

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Product Name change- Oracle Spatial is now Oracle Spatial and Graph

August 22, 2012 at 5:25 pm PDT | News

Oracle announcement of  name game Oracle Spatial and Graph. We have renamed Oracle Spatial to Oracle Spatial and Graph. We have made this change  in recognition of the increasing market demand for graph database capabilities. At...

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Assimilation Monitoring Project hopes to ease ‘monitoring sucks’ woes

August 21, 2012 at 4:44 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Alan Robertson speaks with SearchDataCenter about his Assimilation Monitoring Project. It’s still true: Monitoring sucks. Server monitoring is a touchy subject, and if you’ve got a large quantity of servers in your arsenal, it’s doubly...

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Neo Technology Launches Graph Database Partner Program

August 21, 2012 at 8:27 am PDT | NewsPress Release

NeoTechnology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today launched the Neo4j Partner Graph program. Neo’s portfolio of partners including Centrum Systems, Codecentric, OpenCredo, Readify, and Open Software Integrators, have a solid track record in...

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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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Prem Malhotra of Cisco to participate in GraphConnect Panel

August 20, 2012 at 9:00 am PDT | GraphConnectNewsUncategorized

Prem Malhotra, Director of Enterprise Architecture at Cisco Systems, will participate in the Enterprise Adopt panel moderated by Merv Adrian of Gartner.  Mr. Malhotra is responsible for application architecture and team management for delivering software...

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Using The Interest Graph To Target Social Ads To Gen Y

August 17, 2012 at 9:18 pm PDT | News

It’s not only the social graph but the interest graph provides much deeper and richer information about Gen Y. Critics of demographic profiling argue that broad-brush generalizations can only offer limited insight, and that their...

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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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Neo4j is Core of Recommendation Application: Jooik

August 17, 2012 at 12:40 pm PDT | German EditionNeo4jNewsRecommendation

In beta, the Jooik platform enables users to discover similar activities in their home city or places they will visit.  Using smart recommendations, powered by Neo4j, users can save favorite activities and Jooik will recommend...

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NeoSocial: Connecting with Facebook with Neo4j

August 17, 2012 at 11:24 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Max di Marzi walks through the development of a social application with Facebook and Neo4j. Social applications and Graph Databases go together like peanut butter and jelly. I’m going to walk you through the steps...

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Dokumentation Vernetzt – In sechs Schritten um die Welt (Connected: The Power of Six Degrees)

August 16, 2012 at 2:10 pm PDT | German EditionNews

Die ganze Welt sei nur ein Dorf, erklärte der Medientheoretiker Marshall McLuhan schon in den 1960er Jahren. Das gilt nicht nur für die Vernetzung der Kommunikation, sondern tatsächlich trennen uns Menschen nur sechs Schritte von...

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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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Adding Graph Databases to Iron Foundry Applications

August 15, 2012 at 3:04 pm PDT | News

Iron Foundry is an open source project that extends Cloud Foundry™ to the .NET ecosystem by providing services, installers, and developer tools. Neo4j is an open-source, NoSQL graph database. While many of us are familiar...

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Graphs Find Location, Location and Location

August 15, 2012 at 11:58 am PDT | News

GDN is excited to see technologies that are leveraging the location graph.  There are new tools and applications using rich datasets connecting location-based information with social networks, financial markets and consumer activities. SpaceCurve and Jiwire...

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Graph Visualization of Romney’s Economic Steering Committee

August 15, 2012 at 11:07 am PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

Disclaimer: Graph Database News (GDN) does not endorse any political candidate, political party, or any particular political views. GDN loves graph visualizations and found this interesting graph of Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney showing the relationships between members of his economic advisory...

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The Graphies now accepting submissions

August 15, 2012 at 9:13 am PDT | GraphConnectNews

With GraphConnect’s Call for Proposals now closed, GraphConnect has now opened The GraphConnect 2012 Awards (“Graphies”). These awards recognize and celebrate individuals and teams that are developing innovative and impressive  graph database applications. GraphConnect 2012...

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Graphing Network Data in Excel – Neo4j’s Twitter SNA Map

August 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

The graph represents a network of 230 Twitter users whose recent tweets contained “neo4j”. The network was obtained on Monday, 13 August 2012 at 21:53 UTC. There is an edge for each follows relationship. There...

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Graph Theory and Network Science

August 13, 2012 at 10:36 am PDT | News

Graph theory and network science are two related academic fields that have found application in numerous commercial industries. The terms ‘graph’ and ‘network’ are synonymous and one or the other is favored depending on the domain of application....

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451 Research releases report on YarcData – graph database appliance

August 13, 2012 at 10:15 am PDT | News

Cray’s YarcData claims early success for graph database appliance by 451 Analyst Matt Aslett . Read the report. Subscription required.

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Graph Data View of Customer Reviews

August 13, 2012 at 10:01 am PDT | News

Max Di Marzi, consultant and graph database enthusiast, shares Opinosis: a graph based approach to abstractive summarization of highly redundant opinions, a research project by Kavita Ganesan, ChengXiang Zhai and Jiawei Han at the University of Illinois at...

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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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Google Knowledge Graph Expands Worldwide

August 8, 2012 at 4:28 pm PDT | News

In today’s blog post, Google SVP of Search Amit Singhal announced that Google’s Knowledge Graph is now live across every English-speaking country in the world, and that voice search on mobile phones has been improved to understand...

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Graph Data Reveals the Systemic Risk of Financial Institutions during 2008-2010

August 7, 2012 at 12:31 pm PDT | News

A new published research paper, DebtRank: Too Central to Fail? Financial Networks, the FED and Systemic Risk : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group,  introduces DebtRank, a system that analyzes a new and unique dataset on...

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Assimilation Project Listens to New Graph Database Nodes: Network Switches and Ports

August 7, 2012 at 11:29 am PDT | Customer StoriesNews

Alan Robertson, long-time geek and founder of the Assimilation Project, updates GDN with this latest discovery!  The Assimilation Project system uses Neo4j to manage the relationships between the various entities in a network  from servers,...

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Explorando o Cypher, a linguagem de pesquisas em grafo do Neo4j

August 7, 2012 at 10:52 am PDT | Neo4jNewsPortuguese Edition

Sumário Conheça como a linguagem de pesquisas em grafo do Neo4j foi construída e como usá-la. Veja uma análise desde o processo de parsing até a execução da consulta, que ajuda a entender as formas...

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Eric Evans to speak at GraphConnect

August 6, 2012 at 3:06 pm PDT | GraphConnectNews

Eric Evans, a specialist in domain modeling and design in large business systems, is confirmed to speak at GraphConnect in San Francisco. He is best known for his previous experience developing large business systems and...

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Neo4j in The Cancer Genome Atlas

August 6, 2012 at 9:14 am PDT | Customer StoriesNews

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) provides an unprecedented opportunity to take an integrated approach toward a systems level understanding of regulatory disruptions in cancer. Such disruptions and their consequences are intertwined within complex dynamical networks...

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Which freaking database should I use?

August 2, 2012 at 4:31 pm PDT | News

Infoworld has a great article on NOSQL today. It includes this analysis of graph databases: Graph databases are really less about the volume of data or availability and more about how your data is related...

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Neo Technology to Keynote and Present at NoSQL Now! Conference

August 2, 2012 at 11:11 am PDT | EventNewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present sessions at Dataversity’s NoSQL Now! Conference. The event will take place in San Jose, CA, from August 21...

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Choosing a NoSQL Database

August 2, 2012 at 7:45 am PDT | News

Andrew Oliver, president and founder of  Open Software Integrators, gives a guide to the new database types: key-value pairs, column family/big table, document, and graph databases.  On graph database, he writes: Graph databases are really less...

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Graph Databases, XML and RDF Win Big at London Olympics

August 1, 2012 at 9:48 am PDT | EventFEATURED NEWSNews

NoSQL Now! Keynote: Graph Database Essential to London Olympics DATAVERSITY™ announced that John O’Donovan, Director, Technical Architecture and Development at the UK’s Press Association (a leading content and media services provider) and one of the world’s foremost...

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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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Graph Visualization of Olympics

July 27, 2012 at 11:48 am PDT | Graph VisualizationNews

In celebration of the London 2012 Olympic games, we share Artem Zubkov’s stunning graph visualizations. See more graph visualizations.

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Facebook Users Share 1 Billion Stories per Day using Open Graph apps

July 27, 2012 at 11:09 am PDT | News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today that more than 1 billion stories are being shared from Open Graph apps per day. Open Graph apps are those that share users’ actions, such as reading, watching, listening...

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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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Cloud Database Services from NoSQL to SQL

July 25, 2012 at 11:58 am PDT | News

GigaOM has a good overview of the various cloud database servers which include SQL servers  like  Amazon Web Services’ RDS which allows web developers to choose between various SQL systems such as Microsoft SQL Server...

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Mobile CB Radio plus Graph Database Provides Innovative GPS navigation

July 24, 2012 at 10:20 am PDT | Customer StoriesNews

Navatar, Poland-based company, merges the old and new technology with CB Navatar.  Drivers can still use their CB radio via their smart phones with the added benefit of communicating with nearby drivers based on their...

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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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SpringSource Webinar July 26: Introduction to Spring Data Neo4j

July 23, 2012 at 10:27 am PDT | EventNews

Join the SpringSource Community on this week’s webinar  for a practical guide to get started with Spring Data Neo4j. This webinar is the perfect complement to the ebook Good Relationships and is aimed toward those interested in quickly learning...

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Merv Adrian of Gartner Research to Moderate GraphConnect Panel

July 23, 2012 at 9:14 am PDT | GraphConnectNews

Merv Adrian, Gartner analyst specializing in big data, database and NOSQL research has been announced as the moderator for a GraphConnect Panel. This panel will consist of enterprise companies that have successfully integrated graph databases...

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Discover the Musical Connections to Jimmy Cliff with Neo4j Facebook App

July 20, 2012 at 3:43 pm PDT | Customer StoriesNews

Take a spin of the new Facebook App Six Degrees of Jimmy Cliff and see how the Legendary Jimmy Cliff  influenced your favorite artists and bands. The app was developed using the Musicbrainz database with Neo4j.

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Bases de données graphes : un tour d’horizon

July 19, 2012 at 8:39 am PDT | French EditionNews

Dans un précédent article, nous avons introduit quelques concepts à propos des graphes, et les avons illustrés par deux exemples en utilisant la base de données graphe Neo4j. Au cours de ces dernières années, de nombreuses compagnies...

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SQL vs. NoSQL: Perspective From Programming Languages

July 18, 2012 at 11:40 am PDT | News

Michael Marr at WebProNews in his an editorial of Slashdot’s article, SQL vs. NoSQL: Which is Better? writes, the article itself attempts to focus on how programming language implementations for both SQL and NoSQL databases...

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Using Graph Theory in Kidney Transplant Matching

July 18, 2012 at 10:29 am PDT | News

The graph theory provides an interesting approach in finding compatible donors through kidney exchange programs. Kidney exchanges were established in the past decade to solve a problem affecting thousands of people with kidney disease: They...

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Graph Theory Lead Insights in Banking, Social Networking and Now Alzheimer’s Disease

July 18, 2012 at 10:02 am PDT | News

What links Alzheimer’s disease, the bridges of Königsberg and Twitter? A mathematical puzzle originating in 18th century Prussia has led to insights in fields as diverse as banking, social networking, epidemiology – and now Alzheimer’s...

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Enterprise Social Graph Now in Windows Azure AD and Office 365

July 17, 2012 at 12:33 pm PDT | News

Microsoft announced last week the new Developer Preview of Windows Azure Active Directory, a cloud identity management service for application developers, businesses and organizations.  This preview includes two new capabilities: Graph API enabling the Enterprise Social...

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Update on Assimilation Project: Neo4j Server Schema

July 17, 2012 at 11:00 am PDT | News

In his latest blog post, Alan Robertson makes a bold move by building a Neo4j – a schemaless graph database – schema server for his Assimilation Monitoring Project which is a comprehensive monitoring of systems and services...

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IBM Devs Driving DB2 changes that include Graph Stores

July 16, 2012 at 6:02 pm PDT | News

In an interview with UK’s The Register, IBM Director of Strategy and Marketing for database software and system Bernie Sprang reveals how application developers, not DBAs, are now influencing changes in the new versions of DB2....

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Neo Technology Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

July 16, 2012 at 4:34 pm PDT | AwardFEATURED NEWSNewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership...

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Graph Databases are Hot!

July 13, 2012 at 6:17 am PDT | EventNews

This year’s NoSQLNow Conference and Expo, being held August 21-23 in San Jose, focuses on the hot topic of Graph Databases. Graph databases are HOT! They’re a key NoSQL technology enabling a new class of analytical capabilities...

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Question of Scale for Neo4j

July 11, 2012 at 11:05 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Patrick Durusau posted an article in reference to Introduction to Neo Technology and Neo4j by Curt Monash and posed the question of whether the adoption of Neo4j depends on its ability to scale?  He counters, Scale in the sense...

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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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Rod Johnson, chairman of Neo Technology, Leaving VMware

July 11, 2012 at 4:36 am PDT | News

Rod Johnson, creator of Spring Framework and chairman of Neo Technology, officially announced that he will be leaving  VMware to pursue new interests. Johnson remains chairman at Neo Technology, the company behind Neo4J, and has...

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Graphing Every* Idea in History

July 10, 2012 at 1:00 am PDT | News

Taking everyone  and anyone from Wikipedia, Griff’s graphs ambitiously maps all people whose wiki  contains ‘influences’ and/or ‘influenced by’.  The result is an amazing Gephi visualization of philosophers, authors, and comedians (!), displaying the popular influencer with larger nodes.  Note:...

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Neo Technology to Sponsor and Present at O’Reilly Media’s OSCON 2012

July 10, 2012 at 12:22 am PDT | GraphConnectNews

Peter Neubauer and Andreas Kollegger Will Present Talks on Friday, July 20 Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present sessions at O’Reilly Media’s OSCON event...

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Creating a Travel Recommendation Engine with Neo4j

July 9, 2012 at 4:26 am PDT | EventNews

Nikhil Lanjewar and team mates are geared up to build a Travel Recommender at the upcoming Pune Data Hacknight, taking place on July 14. The hacknight precedes The Fifth Elephant, a conference on big data,...

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NoSQL Market Heats Up

July 5, 2012 at 2:01 pm PDT | News reports that the NoSQL market is booming with activity starting from the end of 2011 with Neo Technology raising $10.6 million in funding through the recent technological launches of Amazon’s DynamoDb,  Joyent’s SmartMachine Appliance...

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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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Knewton explores Graph Databases, Neo4j and Cypher

July 2, 2012 at 12:09 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

Knewton, online educational technology and creator of The Knewton Adaptive Learning Platform, recently attended last week’s NYC Graph Meetup on Big Data and featuring Dr. Jim Webber, Chief Scientist of Neo Technology. Jordan Lewis and...

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Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks

June 28, 2012 at 10:55 am PDT | News

Google+ History has an edge up on Facebook’s Open Graph.  On Facebook, apps and services that are integrated via the Open Graph API will indiscriminately post to your personal page.  Using Google+ History API, all...

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PureConcerts launches social site for concertgoers powered by Open Graph, Neo4j and MongoDB

June 27, 2012 at 11:05 am PDT | News

Concertgoers get front row access to shows with PureConcerts. This new social site will automatically search for concert dates and locations of the user’s favorite artists.  Users can share concerts and connect with friends that...

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GraphConnect 2012 Conference: Call for Papers Now Open

June 27, 2012 at 8:41 am PDT | EventFEATURED NEWSGraphConnectNewsPress Release

• GraphConnect conference taking place November 5-6, 2012 in San Francisco • Call for papers now open through August 1, 2012 Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, announced that papers are...

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Sandia Labs Details Update to Graph500 Benchmark

June 26, 2012 at 1:47 pm PDT | News

HPC in the Cloud ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 25 — Supercomputing performance is getting a new measurement with the Graph500 executive committee’s announcement of specifications for a more representative way to rate the large-scale data analytics...

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Facebook adds ‘Like’ to the Open Graph

June 26, 2012 at 11:37 am PDT | News

Facebook recently announced the ability to add the ‘Like’ functionality to mobile applications developed with the Open Graph. Now, mobile users can ‘Like’ more than a Facebook fan page, they can like an Instagram photo...

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Facebook’s Open Graph for Shopaholics and Fashionistas

June 18, 2012 at 9:05 pm PDT | News

Online fashion and shopping sites are seeing an increase in new users due to Facebook’s Open Graph. By building mobile and web applications with Open Graph, these companies are increasing traffic, acquiring new customers, and...

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Neo Technology to Present at QCon New York 2012

June 14, 2012 at 10:21 am PDT | NewsPress Release

Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that Chief Architect Jim Webber and community member Peter Bell will deliver multiple talks at QCon New York 2012, the international software development...

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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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Graphity: Retrieving the Top 10K News Feeds per second with Neo4j

June 11, 2012 at 9:52 am PDT | Customer StoriesNeo4jNewsVideo

René Pickhardt, Webscience PhD student, University of  Koblenz,  presented at FOSDEM 2012 Graphity, a system which dynamically retrieve more than 10,000 temporal ordered news feeds per second in social networks with millions of users like Facebook and...

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How Google and Microsoft taught search to “understand” the Web

June 10, 2012 at 10:46 am PDT | News

Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica’s IT Editor, reveals the architecture of Google Knowledge Graph and Microsoft’s Satori Graph, which are both creating a ‘new world’ search – “a knowledge-driven approach to search”. Google’s Knowledge Graph derives...

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Not Only SQL, Not Only Hadoop

June 7, 2012 at 8:14 pm PDT | News

Manuel Sevilla, the Chief Technical Officer for the Global BIM TLI of Capgemini, writes that Big Data is not only Hadoop. NoSQL doesn’t mean No SQL, but Not only SQL! And the SQL word represents...

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NoSQL is the NewDB as RDBMS sails into the sunset

June 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm PDT | News

Andrew C. Oliver explores the end of the RDBMS era with the transition into NoSQL which he calls the “NewDB”. A decline for Oracle over the next 15 years is inevitable. It will be impossible...

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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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YarcData announces $100K Big Data Graph Analytics Challenge

June 6, 2012 at 8:03 am PDT | News

YarcData is holding the contest to showcase the increasing applicability and adoption of graph analytics in solving Big Data problems. The contest is also intended to promote the use and development of RDF and SPARQL...

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