The Future Is Graph Databases

A Conversation with the Founder of Neo4J, Emil Eifrem

Emil Eifrem @emileifrem is the Founder of Neo4j and CEO of Neo Technology. He is also one of the authors of Graph Databases. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Emil and we talked about the current and future opportunities for graph databases.

Key highlights include:

  • Emil explains graph databases [Discussed at 0:29]
  • Facebook Graph Search is a well-known example of a graph database [Discussed at 3:28]
  • But really, graph databases can be used more much more than social search [Discussed at 4:50]
  • Neo4j, the original graph database [Discussed at 5:25]
  • Graph databases ‘shape’ data [Discussed at 6:20]

You can view the full interview here:

This post was originally published on O’Reilly’s Programming blog.


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