Welcome to This Week in Neo4j, your weekly fix for news from the world of graph databases!
How cool was NODES2023? I know I am still thrilled about the many sessions and many interactions with lots of you throughout the day. I hope you had a great day as well and if you missed it: Don’t worry, we will share the recordings from the day with you soon.
Ahead of NODES, we also shared a few Neo4j product announcements: Parallel Runtime Capability (check out the hands-on blog below), Change Data Capture (CDC) and Easier Knowledge Graph Creation and more. Beyond that, we have an interesting geospatial app running on Neo4j, another LangChain article and we use RAG with Vector Search.I hope you enjoy this issue,
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FEATURED NODES SPEAKER: Stephen McGowan
Stephen McGowan is a software developer with 15 years of experience. He has spent most of his career innovating in LegalTech and HealthTech, working with the oldest professions in the world and applying modern solutions.
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Stephen was part of NODES 2023 where he explored the power of using domain-specific languages to create graphs. He showed how to use a domain-specific language for encoding regulation to create beautiful visualisations and rapidly deliver insights into complex topics.
PARALLEL RUNTIME: Speed up your queries with Neo4j’s new parallel runtimeParallel runtime is a fantastic alternative for using the available CPUs to execute graph-global read queries. In this article, Jens Pryce-Åklundh and Alex Averbuch briefly explain what “query runtime” means and then go a little deeper into some situations where the new parallel runtime shines.
GEOSPATIAL: U.S. Flu Vaccine Provider SearchChristopher Roberts built an app with Neo4j (lightning fast, because it relies on POINT INDEX), Streamlit and Folium for you to find the nearest point to get your flu shot in the United States by ZIP code.
LANGCHAIN: Constructing knowledge graphs from text using OpenAI functions: Leveraging knowledge graphs to power LangChain Applications
TWEET OF THE WEEK: DailyDarkWeb
AD Miner— Daily Dark Web (@DailyDarkWeb) October 6, 2023
AD Miner is an Active Directory audit tool that leverages cypher queries to crunch data from the BloodHound graph database (neo4j) and gives you a global overview of existing weaknesses through a web-based static report.https://t.co/Ieqctpzq9H#cybersecurity #infosec pic.twitter.com/6h0s4bFSXx
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