In order to re-invent the value chain from linear to circular and highly connected, retailers need to modernize their IT infrastructure rapidly and cost-effectively. In addition, web-based retailers must find a way to handle scale and sophistication to remain competitive.… 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.] Why Are We Doing This? Data analysis is the phenomenon of dissecting, structuring and understanding data.… Read more →

It’s never been easier for customers to comparison shop. In a matter of minutes, customers can compare prices for a specific product across a dozen stores — and all from the comfort of home. They can even compare prices and… Read more →

As mentioned in our earlier blog post about Meltdown and Spectre, we have been running tests to discover the impact on Neo4j of the patches and workarounds for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The Neo4j engineering team has now completed… Read more →

Now more than ever, supply chains are vast and complex. Products are often composed of different ingredients or parts that move through different vendors, and each of those parts may be composed of subparts, and the subparts may come from… Read more →

As a retailer, if you think keeping up with Amazon is expensive and time-consuming, consider the alternative: extinction. When it comes to delivery and fulfillment, Amazon is the uncontested emperor of ecommerce. Yet, their efficiency in tracking and delivering orders… Read more →

UPDATE: Please read this blog post for the most up-to-date information about Neo4j performance testing and results affected by Meltdown and Spectre patches. Following the public announcement of the Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) security vulnerabilities earlier this… 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.] This guide runs through the basic steps for importing the bitcoin blockchain into a Neo4j graph… Read more →

To remain viable, today’s retailers must be nimble enough to face their colossal online competition while also addressing another new reality of retail: The customer is now at the center of the value chain. In order to adapt to these… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Blake Nelson and Deve Palakkattukudy at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Presentation Summary Agero has been the industry leader in roadside assistance for the last 40 years. Much of their business depends… Read more →

Summary Data profiling is a widely used methodology in the relational database world to analyse the structure, contents and metadata of a data source. Generally, data profiling consists a series of jobs executed upon the data source to collect statistics… Read more →

In 2015, analyst firm Forrester Research published a vendor landscape report on the state of graph databases. It included a few graph technology vendors, several graph use cases and described Neo4j as the “most popular graph database.” Since then, graph… Read more →

This spring, Neo4j is coming to a city near you to deliver a full day of sessions on how graph database technology is revolutionising the modern enterprise. The GraphTour Basics This one-day local event will turn you into a graph… Read more →

Early this morning (1 Dec.), the Pulitzer Prize-winning International Consortium for Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released an ICIJ version of Neo4j Desktop which includes the Paradise Papers and the other Offshore Leaks graph data. This desktop package – available for Windows,… Read more →

This post originally appeared on Emil Eifrem’s CEO blog on 1 December 2017. Graph technology has come a long way, and today the transformative nature of graphs is publicly visible through examples such as financial fraud detection in Panama and… Read more →

Our friends from the ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) just announced the Paradise Papers this past week, a new trove of leaked documents from the law firm Appleby and trust company Asiaciti. Similar to the Panama Papers before (which… Read more →

Once again, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has shaken the world with a far-reaching, in-depth investigation into the shadowy world of offshore finance: The Paradise Papers. Using Neo4j, the ICIJ has built upon their Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of… Read more →

The graph data model is inherently visual. Try explaining a graph to someone new. You’ll inevitably draw a picture, or wave your hands around to convey what you mean by ‘nodes… links…. and more nodes’. People think in graphs, and… Read more →

Today’s retailers face a number of complex and emerging challenges. Thanks to lower overhead and higher volume, online behemoths like Amazon can deliver products faster and at a lower price, driving smaller retailers out of business. In order to compete,… Read more →

The Neo4j Developer Relations team is tasked with making sure developers can build applications backed by Neo4j using their favorite technologies. One technology we’ve been really excited about recently is GraphQL. GraphQL is a relatively new paradigm for building APIs.… Read more →

In case you missed it at GraphConnect New York: The Neo4j team has announced the public alpha release of Cypher for Apache Spark™. We’ve been building Cypher for Apache Spark for over a year now and have donated it to… Read more →

As part of the Neo4j Graph Platform announced at GraphConnect New York last week, we are excited to announce the general availability release of the Neo4j Graph Database version 3.3. At the heart of the Graph Platform is the native… Read more →

Today at GraphConnect New York, Neo4j has announced our transformation from the provider of a graph database into the creator of a graph platform. We are making this change to address the evolving needs of customers in their deployment of… Read more →

The longtime promise of dramatically accelerated computing has arrived on IBM Power Systems servers and the great news is that Neo4j benefits tremendously! I’m sure many people have heard of using GPUs as selected application accelerators. The “what’s new” is… Read more →

GraphConnect Eve is almost here, which means it’s time for our annual GraphHack Hackathon! This year’s event will be hosted at the eBay, Inc. headquarters in New York City on the evening of Monday, October 23rd. All Your GraphHack Questions… Read more →