EMA White Paper: How Graph Databases Solve Problems in Network & Data Center Management
Graphs may be more commonly associated with social networking or “graph search” style recommendations. Learn about two deployments of graphs in IT applications.
A graph database is an excellent format for capturing and modeling the interdependencies that can help to diagnose failures. If I were to explain any IT project and design in more depth, I’d draw a graph—that’s how people understand IT infrastructure.
Discovering, capturing and making sense of complex interdependencies is central to running IT organizations more effectively, and it is also a critical part of running the businesses IT serves. Whether it’s optimizing a network, or an application infrastructure, managing change, or providing more effective security-related access—more often than not these problems involve a complex set of physical and human interdependencies that can be quite challenging to manage.