Welcome to this week in Neo4j where we round up what’s been happening in the world of graph databases in the last 7 days.

This week’s featured community member is Mike Morley, President at Menome Technologies Inc, a Calgary based organisation whose mission is to help organisations fully realize the value of their data.

Mike Morley - This Week's Featured Community Member

Mike Morley – This Week’s Featured Community Member

Mike has been part of the Neo4j community for the last couple of years and founded Menome Technologies, a company that has Neo4j at the core of its business.

Mike blogs regularly about his experiences with graph databases and organises the Calgary Neo4j meetup.

In this week’s online meetup Mike, Mark Barley, and Konrad Aust showed us the tools they’ve been building to help enterprises break down data silos and capture critical knowledge.

On behalf of the Neo4j community thanks for all your work Mike!

ICIJ release Paradise Papers version of Neo4j Database

Late last week The ICIJ released an ICIJ version of Neo4j Desktop which includes the Paradise Papers and the other Offshore Leaks graph data.

Neo4j Desktop for ICIJ

Neo4j Desktop for ICIJ

On the back of that my colleague Gerrit Meier has created sdn-paradise – a Spring Data Neo4j project that allows you to analyse the Paradise Papers.

Graph Powered Search with Elastic and Neo4j

Graph-Powered Search: Neo4j & Elasticsearch

Graph-Powered Search: Neo4j & Elasticsearch

It includes code and examples for using Elasticsearch to enable full-text search and Neo4j to power graph-aided search.

Fraudsters, Terrorists, Knowledge Graphs, Jim Webber Interview

Cyber threat intelligence

We’ve previously covered the use of Neo4j for security and threat detection and this week I came across a tool in that ecosystem called StixToNeoDB.

STIX - Sharing threat intelligence just got a lot easier

STIX – Sharing threat intelligence just got a lot easier

Structured Threat Information Expression (STIX) is a language and serialization format used to exchange cyber threat intelligence.

StixToNeoDB loads STIX objects and relations from JSON and zip files into Neo4j.

Tweet of the Week

My favourite tweet this week was by Charlene Tay:

Don’t forget to RT if you liked it too.

That’s all for this week. Have a great weekend!

Cheers, Mark



About the Author

Mark Needham, Developer Relations Engineer

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Mark Needham is a graph advocate and developer relations engineer at Neo4j.

As a developer relations engineer, Mark helps users embrace graph data and Neo4j, building sophisticated solutions to challenging data problems. Mark previously worked in engineering on the clustering team, helping to build the Causal Clustering feature released in Neo4j 3.1. Mark writes about his experiences of being a graphista on a popular blog at markhneedham.com. He tweets at @markhneedham.

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