Neo Technology, the company behind the graph NoSQL database Neo4j, recently released version 2.3 of the database. They also announced openCypher initiative to help with creating a standard graph query language. InfoQ spoke with Philip Rathle, VP of Products at Neo Technology, about the new features in the latest release of Neo4j and openCypher announcement.
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