The release Neo4j 1.8 bring fantastic new features to everyone’s favorite graph database. Andreas Kollegger reviews the highlights in this 30 minute video.

He covers new features in the kernel, server and Cypher, including:

  • Zero-downtime rolling upgrades in HA clusters, for nicer administrative ops
  • Streamed responses to REST API requests, for faster remote access
  • Bi-directional traversals, branch state and path expanders in the traversal framework, for even faster queries
  • Support in the Cypher language for writing graph data and updating auto-indexes