You’re reading this because of a napkin. It was the year 2000, and I was on a flight to Mumbai. Peter, Johan and I had been building an enterprise content management system (ECM) but kept running up against the challenge… Read more →

Love the buzzword or hate it, “big data” is an inescapable reality. Whether it’s for business intelligence or bioinformatics, recommendation engines or risk analysis, the volume, variety and velocity of data is only going to increase. Graph is an undeniably… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Stephan Reiling at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Presentation Summary In this talk, Senior Scientist Stephan Reiling describes some of the ways that a major pharmaceutical company conducts the search for medical… Read more →

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. As my colleague Mark Needham is still on his well earned vacation, I’m filling in this… Read more →

We’ll get straight to the point: We’re looking for a student willing to participate to Google Summer of Code to develop a integration of RDKit into Neo4j. The project will be supported by one of the largest chemistry companies of… Read more →

Last week, in part one of my interview with Dr. Aaron Clauset, we reviewed how network science was evolving and how it’s dismantling preconceived notions about networks in general. Clauset also stressed the crucial role of interdisciplinary collaboration when it… Read more →

I recently had the opportunity to combine work and pleasure and meet with Dr. Aaron Clauset, an expert on network science, data science and complex systems. In 2016, Clauset won the Erdos-Renyi Prize in Network Science but you might be… Read more →

The success of many enterprises greatly depends on their ability to gather useful information and process it in a timely manner. Automation is essential and so is presentation, giving tangible feedback, to decision makers. This is where technology reaches out… Read more →

Often invisible to the people outside of the field, life science researchers have been quietly embracing graph databases instead of the traditional triple and relational stores. On June 21, we invited a group of life science and healthcare researchers and… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Daniel Himmelstein at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Summary Himmelstein started his PhD research with the question: How do you teach a computer biology? He found the answer in a heterogenous network… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Jorge Soto and Antonio Molins at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Here’s a quick review of what they covered: Introduction to the role of microRNA Monitoring microRNAs Applying the method to stomach… Read more →

“Cypher, for us, is really the killer feature of Neo4j,” said Stephan Reiling, Senior Scientist at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research. The Novartis team recently embarked on a project to bring together huge volumes of disparate biological data, which they… Read more →

“We think it’s good to use the right tool for the right problem — and graph databases are the right tool if you are focusing on relationships,” said Antonio Molins, Vice President of Data Science at Miroculus. Choosing the right… Read more →

The Neo4j community is already off to a busy start for the new year with tons of new projects and drivers, but before we dive into new items from 2017, let’s take one last look at 2016 and discover what… Read more →

“This is a really advanced graph algorithm and Cypher nailed it,” said Daniel Himmelstein, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Before using Neo4j, it took as many as 1,000 lines of code to write the main query for… Read more →

October was a big month for the Neo4j community – not only was there GraphConnect San Francisco (catch video recordings here), but also the beta launch of Neo4j 3.1. Beyond that, the Neo4j community was doing what it does best… Read more →

For this week’s 5-Minute Interview, I sat down with Tim Williamson, a Data Scientist at Monsanto. I interviewed Tim at GraphConnect San Francisco after his popular presentation: “Graphs Are Feeding the World.” Tell us a little bit about your role… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Tim Williamson at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2015. Here’s a quick review of what he covered: The needs of a growing population Leaps in scientific research Increasing crop yields with graph databases… Read more →

For this week’s 5-Minute Interview, I chatted with Irina Balaur, Postdoctoral Researcher at the European Institute for Systems Biology and Medicine in Lyon, France. I caught up with Irina at GraphConnect Europe last April. Here’s what we talked about: Talk… Read more →

[As community content, this post reflects the views and opinions of the particular author and does not necessarily reflect the official stance of Neo4j.] We at Sandbag have recently launched the beta release of our EU Emissions Trading System Dashboard,… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Irina Balaur at GraphConnect Europe in April 2016. Here’s a quick review of what she covered: Integrating Data for Translational Medicine Informatics Incorporating a Graph Database into the eTRIKS Data Architecture The Data… Read more →

Nothing excites me more than getting on an adventurous road trip to explore the unknown. What’s even better is this adventure doesn’t involve getting sweaty and exhausted to drive long hours in the middle of nowhere. Yes, I’m talking about… Read more →

Hey all, We have a special blog post written by our wonderful Neo4j community contributor Peter Bell. He has presented Neo4j in many settings, including recently at our Neo4j Tutorial – NYC. Below are his reflections on the seminar and… Read more →