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Florent Biville

Neo4j Ambassador

Florent Biville is a software developer and trainer, as well as a Neo4j ambassador. He has a passion for open source, well-crafted software and knowledge sharing in general.

He lives in Paris, France, where he organizes several meetups, namely Hackergarten, Spring Meetup and Papers We Love. He currently works for Criteo, an awesome company setting the worldwide trend in advertising retargeting and hiring worldwide!


Latest Posts by Florent Biville

A Timely Update to the Bolt Protocol

The Persistence of Memory by Salvador DalíOur main mission in the Drivers team is to offer an idiomatic and consistent developer experience, regardless of the target programming language and Neo4j deployment topology.Consistency manifests itself in the concepts and API the various... read more


Graph Refactoring: The Hard Way

As a famous hero once said: With data model flexibility comes great responsibility.The schema optionality of Neo4j is convenient for rapid prototyping but can turn into quite the nightmare if the data complexity is not tamed as the dataset grows over time.In scenarios like data import, the... read more


Check your user-defined functions & user-defined procedures with the Neo4j Procedure Compiler

Write Safer User-Defined Functions & Procedures with the Neo4j Procedure Compiler

As you may probably know, Neo4j 3.0 introduced a concept familiar to database users: user-defined procedures. Neo4j 3.1 came out a bit later with another familiar addition: user-defined functions. Neo4j 3.2 will even allow custom aggregate functions. What it means is that you are now able to... read more