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Causal Consistency for Large Neo4j Clusters

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 15, 2017

Jim Webber, chief scientist at Neo4J Technology, explored how Neo4J implements causal consistency at QCon London 2017. The presentation included a high-level overview of Neo4J’s clustering architecture, its implementation of consensus using Raft, and a pattern called bookmarking used to achieve read-after-write consistency.

Data Science Follow 210 Followers

FaunaDB: A New Distributed Database from the Team That Scaled Twitter

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 24, 2017

Former technical leaders from Twitter and Couchbase have created FaunaDB, a new general-purpose database.

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Neo4j 3.1 Supports Causal Clustering and Security Enhancements

by Srini Penchikala Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 31, 2016

The latest version of Graph NoSQL database Neo4j introduces causal clustering and new security architecture. Neo4j team recently released version 3.1 of the graph database. Other new features include database kernel improvements and a Schema Viewer.

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Apache TinkerPop Graduates to Top-Level Project

by Dylan Raithel Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 20, 2016 2

TinkerPop, a graph compute framework for OLTP and OLAP graph database and analytics processing graduated to top-level project with the Apache Software Foundation.

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Neo4j 3.0 Released with Binary Communication Protocol and Standardised Drivers

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 26, 2016

Today at GraphConnect Europe 2016, Neo Technology announced the release of Neo4j 3.0, which includes a new binary protocol for transmitting data between server and client, and a new set of standardised drivers for interacting with the database, along with stored procedure support and higher performance and capacity. InfoQ spoke to Neo Technology to find out more.

NoSQL Follow 14 Followers

Neo4j Launches Open Source Graph Query Language openCypher

by Srini Penchikala Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 30, 2015

Neo4j Graph NoSQL database team launches open source graph query language called openCypher. Neo Technology, the company behind the graph database, announced last week at GraphConnect Conference, the launch of the open source project that will be available to technology providers as a common language for querying graph data.

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Neo4j 2.3 Supports In-Memory Page Cache, Docker Tools and IBM POWER8 Integration

by Srini Penchikala Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 29, 2015

Latest version of Graph NoSQL database Neo4j supports in-memory page cache, Docker tools, enhanced query planner and IBM POWER8 integration. Neo4j team announced last week the release of version 2.3 which also supports query development with graph and text string search.

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Catching up with Neo4j

by Jeevak Kasarkod Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 21, 2014

Neo4j, the open source graph database project has doubled its contributor community in the past six months, which has enabled significant improvements in the product. InfoQ caught up with Emil Efrem after his keynote titled "Graph All the Things" to understand the current and planned features for the open source version of Neo4j.

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Batch Updates Solve Long-standing Issue with Core Data

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 06, 2014

Core Data batch updates, introduced in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, aim at fixing a long-standing limitation of the Core Data stack, as developers had been asking for many years. Let's review the problem that batch updates solve, how they work, and an alternative to them involving a rethinking of data normalization strategy.

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Cayley: A Graph Engine Inspired by Google’s Knowledge Graph

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 26, 2014

Barak Michener, a Software Engineer working for the Google Knowledge Team, has open sourced a personal project called Cayley, a graph database inspired by Freebase and the Google Knowledge Graph, the later powering Google’s search engine. Freebase is a collection of free structured data, currently at ~2.7B facts and counting, and an API for querying this data.

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Graph Processing Using Big Data Technologies

by Charles Menguy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 17, 2014 2

Processing extremely large graphs has been and remains a challenge, but recent advances in Big Data technologies have made this task more practical. Tapad, a startup based in NYC focused on cross-device content delivery, has made graph processing the heart of their business model using Big Data to scale to terabytes of data.

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Spark Officially Graduates From Apache Incubator

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 28, 2014

Recently, Spark graduated from the Apache incubator. Spark claims up to 100x speed improvements over Apache Hadoop over in-memory datasets and gracefully falling back to 10x speed improvement for on-disk performance. Based on Scala, it can run SQL queries and be used directly in R. It provides Machine Learning, Graph database capabilities and other further discussed in the article.

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Neo4j 2.0 Comes with a New Browser and a Schema

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 12, 2013

Neo Technology has announced the general availability of Neo4j 2.0, coming with a new graph browser, node labels, an optional schema and an improved Cypher.

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Current Trends in NoSQL - Q&A with Peter Bell

by Brian Rinaldi Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 05, 2013

Peter Bell shares insights on the latest trends in NoSQL, a rapidly evolving category of database storage that covers a wide variety of solutions.

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Community-Driven Research: NoSQL Database Adoption Trends

by Dio Synodinos Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 23, 2013

InfoQ's research initiative continues with an 15th question about: "NoSQL Database Adoption Trends". This is a new service we hope will provide you with up-to-date & bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviors that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.

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