SPRINGONE 2GX 2011 CONFERENCE—Chicago, IL – October 25, 2011

Spring Data Neo4j 2.0 Now Available
Neo CEO, Emil Eifrém, Keynoting SpringOne 2GX 2011 Conference
Neo Technology, a platinum sponsor of this week’s SpringOne 2GX 2011 conference, today launched Spring Data Neo4j 2.0, the best NOSQL database for Spring. This new release gives users the ability to develop applications quickly on the Spring Framework that leverage complex, connected data. Neo will be demoing Spring Data Neo4j 2.0 at the conference.

Neo today also announced new customers, including Deutsche Telekom, Cisco, Viadeo, and others,and named key additions—Rod Johnson, Rickard Öberg, and Lars Nordwall—to its team. Spring Data Neo4j (SDN) enables POJO (Plain Old Java Object) based development for Neo4j. It extends annotated entity classes with transparent mapping functionality and boasts a template programming model equivalent to well known Spring templates. Spring Data Neo4j is part of thebigger Spring Data project which aims to provide convenient support for NOSQL databases andmake it easier to build Spring-powered applications that use new data access technologies such asnon-relational databases, map-reduce frameworks, and cloud based data services. SDN is available atneo4j.org/spring.

Spring Data Neo4j 2.0 brings the following new key features and benefits to users:

Alternative mapping technology tailored to run against the Neo4j server technology eliminates friction in development
Great support for spring-data-commons Mapping Abstraction
Extended Repository support (Cypher-DSL, QueryDSL, derived finder methods)
With today’s announcement, the company continues to deliver on its promise of bringing NOSQLinto the Enterprise. Neo Technology provides the industry’s only NOSQL database capable ofsolving the complex, connected-data challenges that enterprise application developers face today.

Neo at SpringOne

Emil Eifrém will be co-delivering the keynote address Tuesday October 25 at 7:30 pm
Michael Hunger will be speaking on Spring Data Neo4j on Wednesday October 26 at 4:30 pm
Neo will be hosting a launch party for all SpringOne attendees immediately after Tuesday’s keynote address at 8:45 pm
Supporting Quotes

“Spring Data Neo4j 2.0 is awesome connectivity to Neo4j for the Spring framework. Spring is themost popular Java middleware on the planet — 3 million enterprise developers use Spring every day.The bottom line is that Spring Data Neo4j 2.0 makes accessing NOSQL in the enterprise ridiculouslyeasy for 3 million enterprise developers.” — Emil Eifrém

“I’m excited about Spring Data Neo4j … Spring Data Neo4j makes working with Neo4j amazingly easy, and therefore has the potential to make you more successful as a developer. … I encourage you to explore Spring Data, and — better still — become involved in the community and contribute.” — Rod Johnson, Founder, Spring and SVP, Application Platform, VMware”Spring Data Neo4j does the heavy lifting when working with Java and Neo4j.” — Jean-Pierre Bergamin, Junisphere Systems AG

Supporting Resources

For more information visit: spring.neo4j.org
Link to company press page: neotechnology.com/about-us/press
Link to Emil’s blog: http://blogs.neotechnology.com/emil/
Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/neo4j
About Neo Technology

Neo Technology is the NOSQL database company for the enterprise. Neo4j is a robust, high performance, scalable graph database. It is the industry’s only NOSQL database that solves the complex, connected data challenges that enterprises face today. Proven by eight years of 24/7 production use, Neo4j is a fully transactional database, which enables customers, including Adobe and Cisco, to tackle complex data problems. Neo Technology is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. For more information, visit http://www.neotechnology.com.

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