Mix Comes to GraphConnect Mix, the breakthrough new social collaboration platform from the makers of Paper, is coming to GraphConnect 2014 with full force. Mix allows Paper users to share (“mix”) their Paper creations with other users, who can then… Learn More »

GraphConnect is just around the corner, and time is running out to register! With the conference in sight, Utpal Bhatt, Vice President of Marketing for Neo Technology, gave us his top five reasons to attend the world’s only conference on… Learn More »

TomTom software engineer to speak at GraphConnect 2014 SF GraphConnect is excited to announce the addition of Pieter Cailliau to the list of speakers at this year’s conference. Pieter is a Software Engineer at TomTom, the world’s leader in location… Learn More »

Written by Michael Hunger, originally posted on his blog. You might have data as CSV files to create nodes and relationships from in your Neo4j Graph Database. It might be a lot of data, like many tens of million lines.… Learn More »

Written by Michele Goetz, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. Originally posted on the Forrester Blog. The Hub of Context Spending time at the MDM/DG Summit in NYC this week demonstrated the wide spectrum of MDM implementations and stories out in… Learn More »

Written by Mark Needham, Originally posted on his blog. Conceptual Model Vs. Graph Model We’ve started running some sessions on graph modelling in London and during the first session it was pointed out that the process I’d described was very… Learn More »

Visualize Your Graph at GraphConnect 2014 Changing the way you see your database has an incredible impact on the depth and breadth of insights that can be obtained from the connections within. When a graph is visualized properly, patterns and… Learn More »

Written by Nick Manning, originally posted on his Blog.  Our Startup Shindig is a mobile app (iOS, Android) that helps you explore new drinks and share them with the world. Take a picture of what you’re drinking, tag it with taste… Learn More »

Written by Mark Needham, originally posted on His Blog An approach to modelling that I often see while working with Neo4j users is creating very generic relationships (e.g. HAS, CONTAINS, IS) and filtering on a relationship property or on a… Learn More »

Thanks to everyone who submitted for our #ShowMeYourGraph Graph Visualization Twitter Contest! We loved reviewing all of the awesome graph visualizations. Click here to see all of the contest entries. And congratulations to our #ShowMeYourGraph winners Aru Sahni, Peterson Junior… Learn More »

We had some stellar action from the community throughout September, just some of the great work is highlighted below. Follow @Neo4j for constant updates, and be sure to tweet at #Neo4j with any posts or videos you’d like us to see! Keep… Learn More »

GraphConnect 2014 is packed with talks, presentations, and panels covering topics from all aspects of the graph databases world. Hear from Neo4j customers like UBS, Elementum, and Polyvore; visualization tools like Linkurious, Tom Sawyer and Cambridge Intelligence; graphDB experts like… Learn More »

Written by Claudia Remlinger, originally posted on DigitalMarketingmagazine.co.uk We all know marketers are keener than ever to ‘put data at the heart of everything they do’ and better understand their customers. But what’s becoming equally apparent is how broad that… Learn More »

Written by Rik Van Bruggen. Originally posted on his blog. Graphs for HR Analytics Recently, I had the pleasure of doing a talk at the Brussels Data Science meetup. Some really cool people there, with interesting things to say. My… Learn More »

Written by Nicole White, originally posted on her blog. Recently I’ve had several people ask how they can use RNeo4j to import data that they have stored either in a CSV file or R data object. The example I have… Learn More »

Written by Chris Grigg After hundreds of hours of work from numerous contributors over the past year, Neo4j.rb, the ActiveRecord replacement for Ruby on Rails and Rack frameworks, has been released! This new version, a complete rewrite of the entire… Learn More »

GraphGist of the Week: September 26 This week’s highlighted GraphGist is Neo4Art: Van Gogh’s journey in a Neo4j graph DB, by Lorenzo Speranzoni! Lorenzo uses Neo4j to map Van Gogh’s life – where and when all his art was painted, his… Learn More »

Five non-technical reasons why you don’t want to miss out on GraphConnect 2014 SF, the only conference on graph databases and applications: The Locale Situated in the heart of San Francisco, SFJAZZ is home to some of the coolest cats… Learn More »

Neo4j Field Engineer, David Montag, recently showcased on DevCast From DevCast: “One SQL Database to rule them all” is not the answer today in a complex world of data. Data is exploding and this kind of data sometimes need new… Learn More »

Written by Lorenzo Speranzoni, originally posted on his blog. Neo4Art moves to Cloud Foundry at SpringOne 2GX 2014 Last week Neo4Art was presented at SpringOne 2GX conference in Dallas as live-demo during Michael Hunger and my session “Artistic Spring Data Neo4j 3.x with Spring Boot… Learn More »

GraphGist of the Week! This week’s GraphGist of the Week goes out to iKwattro for his GitHub Events Analysis with Neo4j. He used data from the 3rd annual GitHub Data Challenge to take a deep dive into GitHub events using… Learn More »

GraphConnect 2014 Sponsor, Linkurious, discuses mapping fraud with Neo4jOriginally posted on the Linkurious blogDrug lords are not the only persons using mules to launder money. eCommerce operations are confronted to “reshipping scams”. In these scams, mules are used by online… Learn More »

Structr 1.0: The Next Generation Data-CMS run on Neo4j Originally posted on the Structr blog With version 1.0 of Structr, an open-source software based on the graph database Neo4j, the first GA (general availability) version has been released. Structr simplifies… Learn More »

Written by Neo4j Developer Evangelist, Kenny Bastani. Originally posted on his blog Deep Learning Sentiment Analysis for Movie Reviews using Neo4j Sentiment analysis uses natural language processing to extract features of a text that relate to subjective information found in… Learn More »

Written by Neo Technology’s Vice President of Marketing, Utpal Bhatt. “Recommend or Perish” should be the new maxim for companies selling products or services online. It has been said many times before that in this brave new flat world, where… Learn More »

From the Community:  August 2014 We’ve had a ton of great community contributions throughout the summer, below are just a few from the month of August! If you have a contribution to include, always be sure to tweet @Neo4j with a… Learn More »

Originally posted on DatingAdvice.com, Written by Hayley Matthews.  Neo4j to Share Expert Insights at iDate 2014 Neo4j is a graph database that supports a large number of the world’s most well-known dating sites and apps, such as Meetic, DOWN and SNAP Interactive… Learn More »

GraphGist of the Week: September 5 Knowing the best next move in a game of Chess requires an incredible level of skill, strategy and expertise — or a little Cypher prowess! Wes Freeman traverses the moves in this week’s profiled… Learn More »

Originally posted on telecomcouncil.com, written by Philip Rathle, who will be speaking at TC3 on October 1. TC3 Speak Peek: Neo Technology – Graphs Are Eating Telecommunications As the world becomes more connected, so does its data. We at Neo Technology, creators… Learn More »

This post was written by Kenny Bastani, Developer Evangelist at Neo Technology. Kenny’s original article and past work can be found on his blog. Using a Graph Database for Deep Learning Text Classification Graphify is a Neo4j unmanaged extension that provides plug and… Learn More »

Like we’ve said before, our community is doing some pretty great work. One of the best ways to start getting familiar with cypher, mapping data models, or just having some fun with Neo4j is through our GraphGist function. We’ve had… Learn More »

Originally posted on HRZone. Written by Emil Eifrem, speaker at GraphConnect 2014 SF and CEO of Neo Technology. How Graph Databases Can Power the Future of Recruitment They say it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. But the… Learn More »

Originally posted on Buzzfeed. Find your own Doctor Who trivia by querying our sample database. Doctor Who is known as many things: a science-fiction institution, the stuff of nightmares for generations of British children and, for some, a route into… Learn More »

Aseem Kishore bet his company on Neo4j, and won. In the startup world there is often little room for error or second guessing. The technology you chose has to work, and it has to work well. With only a little… Learn More »

GraphAlchemist to sponsor GraphConnect 2014 SF and demo latest Alchemy.js release Written by Huston Hedinger, Founder and CEO of GraphAlchemist and originally posted on the GraphAlchemist blog. GraphAlchemist is a Neo Technology partner and provides data science and data visualization… Learn More »

Monsters and Fraud and Graphs, Oh My! From mapping social relationships, to detecting fraud, to troubleshooting a fantasy world full of monsters and quests, graphs truly are everywhere at Gamesys. As GraphConnect 2013 speaker Toby O’Rourke explains, the use of… Learn More »

World of WarGraph Originally posted on Bruggen Blog Written by Rik Van Bruggen Today is August 4th, 2014. For most people, that date probably does not mean a lot – but for many people in Europe it probably does –… Learn More »

Graphs are everywhere, so show us yours! A few weeks ago, Neo4j launched our #ShowMeYourGraph twitter contest in preparation for GraphConnect 2014 SF. In celebration of this, we thought we’d highlight some Graph Visualizations our community has produced. Take a… Learn More »

Our community of graphistas hit it out of the park once again by writing articles, creating graphgists and spreading the word about the power of graph databases. We’ve picked a few of our favorite community posts from the month of… Learn More »

Neo4j Co-Founder and GraphConnect speaker discusses the role of Graph databases in the future of finance Originally posted on Wired.com Written by CEO of Neo Technology, Emil Eifrem At first glance, the idea that the banking or finance sector could… Learn More »

During the last week of July, the Neo4j team had a great time at the Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Portland, OR. We met old friends and made new ones, had great discussions about Open-Source, NoSQL databases, interesting graph use-cases,… Learn More »

What do bees and marketing have in common? It’s all about connections. Marketing professionals and executives have a lot to learn from a beehive, says CEO of Beehaus co-founder Jeremi Karnell. Connections and networks drive the spread of information in… Learn More »

GraphGist: Modeling Food Recommendations We take great pride in our community of out-of-this-world graphistas. Every week members new and old show off their Cypher-prowess through GraphGists – Asciidoc files rendered in our browser. Every week we like to highlight one… Learn More »

O’Reilly recently published an article on their blog highlighting the exciting world of graph databases. In a highly connected world – where it’s not what you know but whom you know – it makes intuitive sense to arrange our knowledge… Learn More »

Graphs are changing the face of consumer analytics. Neo4j customer Pitney Bowes knows the power of a graph database. A recent blog post on their corporate site details how graph databases can help companies unlock vital customer insights. Navin Sharma,… Learn More »

As a part of Neo4j’s community engagement around OSCON, we wanted to look at the social media activity of the attendees on Twitter. Working with the Twitter Search API and searching for mentions of “OSCON”, we wanted to create a… Learn More »

Dr. Jim Webber knows how to capture an audience’s attention. With a combination of memes, anecdotes and language unfit for a royal audience, Jim has enraptured audiences around the world with his presentations on Neo4j and graph databases. In this… Learn More »

Summary Ian Robinson introduces tools and techniques for building a system around a graph engine, experiment with graph data, and using it in an application. Bio Ian Robinson works on research and development for future versions of the Neo4j graph… Learn More »

GraphGist: Modeling the Tour De France competition The Neo4j community constantly and consistently produces incredible works of Cypher genius in their GraphGists. These gists represent everything from the World of Harry Potter to Bank Fraud Detection. In recognition of our… Learn More »

Neo4j is proud to sponsor OSCON 2014 in Portland, Oregon. Our team, along with our friends at GraphAlchemist, will be at the conference in full force to talk about the field of Graph Databases and meet up with our great… Learn More »

Graphs are everywhere, so show us yours! Submit your graph visualization via Twitter for a chance to win over $1000 in awesome prizes – including an iPad Air and a free pass to GraphConnect 2014 San Francisco! Tweet #ShowMeYourGraph with a… Learn More »

Polyvore is revolutionizing e-commerce. With their user-generated sets of products providing recommendations to other users, Polyvore is changing the way online shoppers discover new products. Scott Bonneau, Polyvore’s VP of Engineering, recently discussed the company’s ability to maintain company culture even while… Learn More »

During the matches in Brazil, we’ve been building a giant graph database to explore the tournament in an entirely different way. The use of data in sports reporting is nothing new. However, the data that is used quite often is.… Learn More »

eBay’s recently launched service eBay Now has revolutionized same-day delivery service. Powered by Neo4j, this technology allows customers to receive their online purchases within 1-2 hours after placing an order.   At this year’s GraphConnect conference, Volker Pacher, Senior Developer… Learn More »

The Neo4j community once again posted tons of graph-tastic stuff this past month from awesome articles to great GraphGists. Here are a few of our favorites from the Neo4j community in June:    ARTICLES How Businesses Can Adopt a Google-style… Learn More »

Celebrate American independence and freedom from table structures with these four blog posts. Happy Fourth of July and happy graphDB reading from the Neo4j team!   Blog: Hierarchical Pattern Recognition by Kenny Bastani Blog: Neo4j: Set Based Operations with the experimental… Learn More »

Neo4j 2.1.2 is a patch release recommended for all users, available for immediate download. Release Notes Notable changes in Neo4j 2.1.2: Cypher uses indexes for resolving WHERE clauses which use the IN operator Resolves a recovery issue, where multiple forced-restarts… Learn More »

Our community is awesome! From blog posts to videos to GraphGists, graphistas around the world regularly contribute some graph-tastic stuff. Below is a list of some of our favorites from the past month: ARTICLES: Neo4j + Spring Data – a… Learn More »

It’s an exciting time for Neo4j users and, of course, the Neo4j team as we’re releasing the 2.1 version of Neo4j! You’ve probably already seen the amazing strides we’ve taken when releasing our 2.0 version at the start of the… Learn More »

Written by Huston Hedinger, Founder & CEO, GraphAlchemist The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that’s been making the rounds.  Let’s start at the very beginning. According to Technopedia, IoT refers to “a computing concept that describes a future… Learn More »

Crunchbase and Neo4j: Building the Business Graph We are happy to congratulate Crunchbase on their launch of CrunchBase 2.0, their next-generation website built atop Neo4j which includes the first open and public “Business Graph”. If you’re a startup, you are… Learn More »

neo4j.com is the new website for Neo4j users, a single source for everything you need to know about working with Neo4j. Over the years, the Neo4j community has flourished, accumulating incredible collective knowledge about what is possible and how to… Learn More »

Repost from Max De Marzi, 23 March, 2014 Sometimes you’ll find yourself looking at a traversal and thinking… “I’m going to be doing this one thing over and over again.” That sounds kind of wasteful and years of recycling have… Learn More »

We have released a Linux distribution of Neo4j 2.0.1 community on Windows Azure’s VM Depot website. Users of Windows Azure are now able to copy a platform image of Neo4j 2.0.1 directly from the VM Depot. Once provisioned, a fresh… Learn More »

The 3.0.1 Release Spring Data Neo4j 3.0 was recently rolled out by the Spring Data team as part of the “Codd” release train of the Spring Data projects. We’re happy to announce this milestone, which can be used effective immediately… Learn More »

First of all, I want to say how happy I am to be part of such a great community around Neo4j. What makes the Neo4j community so impressive is not just the fact that many users apply graphs in so… Learn More »

To be honest, we were blown away.When starting this challenge we were really excited and curious about the results. But what YOU created and submitted is just impressive.We received 65 submissions in the 10+ categories. Well done! Make sure to… Learn More »

We had a fantastic time at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco last week! It was great to see so many graphistas attend events around the city, which resulted in an awesome week connecting with the local Neo4j ecosystem.We kicked things off… Learn More »

Hi all graphistas out there, And happy new year! I hope you had an excellent start, let’s keep this year rocking with a spirit of graph-love! Our Rik Van Bruggen did a lovely blog post on how to import data… Learn More »

Handling connected domains with the “right tool for the job” Michael Hunger Sarah Mei recently wrote a great blog post describing the problems she and her colleagues ran into when managing highly connected data using document databases. Document databases (like… Learn More »

Hi all,we are all still totally stoked after 2 days of intense development work at the inaugural Neo4j driver authors hackathon. Thank you all for joining us in San Francisco and the San Mateo Neo Technology office and sorry Michael… Learn More »

We’re happy to announce the results of the first GraphGist challenge.Anders NawrothFirst of all, we want to thank all participants for their great contributions. We were blown away by the high quality of the contributions. Everyone has put in a… Learn More »

Hi all,It’s a weird thought that although Neo4j has been part of my life for well over two years, I’ve only met in person a few of the people that I know from its community. Thanks to the wonderful generosity… Learn More »

Howdy all,Here at Neo4j, we’re excited that Fred Trotter will be delivering a keynote at GraphConnect San Francisco! His talk, Hacking Healthcare with Neo4j, will cover his recent efforts with the open data set DocGraph. Here is an abstract of… Learn More »

I’m super stoked for our conference and want to tell you why! GraphConnect, the highly successful graph database conference, returns to San Francisco on October 3 and 4, welcoming all graph database enthusiasts to explore new ideas, share innovations in… Learn More »

Why would you want to do this?OWL has been around for a while now and is used for a variety of semantic applications. Ontologies are freely available and help developers to create models for real world scenarios. They can be… Learn More »

As you may know by now, I like beer. A lot – why else would I keep writing and talking about it? But there’s more to life than sweet beverages, and one of the things that I have been doing… Learn More »

Ever since I have been working for Neo, we have been trying to give our audience as many powerful examples of places where graph databases could really shine. And one of the obvious places has always been: social networks. That’s… Learn More »

Perfectly suited for your summer holiday exploration, we are proud to present the Neo4j 2.0 Milestone 4 release (2.0.0-M04).In working towards a major 2.0 release with some outstanding new functionality, this milestone contains many beneficial and necessary changes, some of… Learn More »

Many of you know that I am a big fan of Belgian beers. But of course I have a number of other hobbies and passions. One of those being: Music. I have played music, created music (although that seems like… Learn More »

Ever since Facebook promoted its “graph search” methodology, lots of people in our industry have been waking up to the fact that graphs are über-cool. Thanks to the powerful query possibilities, people like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and let us not… Learn More »

The latest M03 milestone release of Neo4j 2.0 is as you expected all about improvements to Cypher. This blog post also discusses some changes made in the last milestone (M02) which we didn’t fully cover.MERGECypher now contains a MERGE clause… Learn More »

This is the first in a series of blog posts that discuss the usage of a graph database like Neo4j to store, compute and visualize a variety of software metrics and other types of software analytics (method call hierarchies, transitive… Learn More »

In the wake of Tuesdays Neo4j 1.9 GA release, the Neo4j community released a number of dependent ecosystem projects for Neo4j 1.9 to the Neo4j Maven repository (m2.neo4j.org).Some of them follow a new versioning scheme.Here is the list for 1.9:Structr… Learn More »

After over a year of R&D, five milestone releases, and two release candidates, we are happy to release Neo4j 1.9 today! It is available for download effective immediately. And the latest source code is available, as always, on Github.The 1.9… Learn More »

What happened beforeAs  you may remember, I created a little beer graph some time ago to experiment and have fun with beer, and graphs. And yes, I have been having LOTS of fun with it – using it to explain… Learn More »

During this busy week of Android hacking at Google I/O, we are pleased to announce an amazing new Community project, for all of those who have been yearning to run Neo4j on mobile: Neo4j Mobile for Android v0.1! This project… Learn More »

A bit has happened since I (Alex Averbuch) last updated you about progress in the LDBC (Linked Data Benchmark Council), and Neo’s part in it. So, without further ado and in no particular order, here’s what we’ve been doing…Second Technical User… Learn More »

A bunch of different graphistas have pointed out to me in recent months that there is something funny about Graphs and email. Specifically, about graphs and email analysis. From my work in previous years at security companies, I know that… Learn More »

Bonjour, namaste, aloha, hej!This past weekend, a team from Neo Technology participated in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge. Pernilla, Tobias, and Mattias from Neo Technology joined forces with our friend Hatim, who is an organizer of the Stockholm Neo4j… Learn More »

Today is Leonhard Euler’s birthday, and we’re celebrating by announcing a first Release Candidate for Neo4j 1.9, now available for download! This release includes a number of incremental changes from the last Milestone (1.9-M05). This release candidate includes the last… Learn More »

We’ve been working to improve our architecture in our Heroku Add-on.  We’ve also been working on making it possible for you guys to migrate off of our deprecated Test plan, and onto our supported Try plan.  That’s taken longer than… Learn More »

Hi all,We are very proud to announce the next milestone of the Neo4j 1.9 release cycle. This time, we have been trying to introduce as few big changes as possible and instead concentrate on things that make the production environment… Learn More »

I am sure that many of you are very technical people, very knowledgeable about all things Java, Dr. Who and many other things – but I in case you have ever met me, you would probably have noticed that I… Learn More »

Today we’re happy to announce Neo4j 1.9.M04, the next milestone on our way to the Neo4j 1.9 release.For this milestone we have worked on further improvements in Cypher, resolving several issues and continued to improve performance.Something many users has asked for is Scala… Learn More »

I make no excuses: My name is Rik van Bruggen and I am a salesperson. I think it is one of the finest and nicest professions in the world, and I love what I do. I love it specifically, because… Learn More »

This is a guest blog by Amit Gupta, following a discussion on a Neo4j discussion forum.Get introduced to your friend of friendsThere was this interesting problem that I had encountered, where I had to find (in a facebook like graph… Learn More »

Today we release the dates and cities for the first part of the Neo4j World Wide Tour. Since the world has not collapsed today, according to Mayan prophecy, we can go ahead!The 2013 Neo4j World Wide Tour is officially on!We’ll cover… Learn More »

The latest stable version of Neo4j is an important milestone in terms of stability and performance.We push boundaries on every major release, for the maintenance release we worked on feedback from customers and addressed some of the issues they have… Learn More »

We have been working hard over the last weeks to tune and improve many aspects in the Neo4j internals, to deliver an even faster, more stable and less resource intensive graph database in this 1.9.M02 milestone release. Those efforts span… Learn More »