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 →

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 →

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 →

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 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 →

Cybersecurity We are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Yet, without diligent attention paid to cybersecurity, technology is vulnerable to unauthorized access, change or even destruction. These vulnerabilities pose threats to our individual and collective safety, security and human and economic… Read more →

This is the first demo I developed with Neo4j. The objective of the demo is to open the discussion about graph databases, Neo4j, big data, analytics and IBM Power Systems with our global customers. I decided to use Twitter as… Read more →

Abstract: KCIG, a German consulting company well-known in the automotive industry, and Structr, jointly created patedo®, a groundbreaking patent search engine, enabling engineers to query the world’s patent databases in unprecedented ways to find relevant working-level information much quicker than… 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 →

You already have all the reasons you should attend GraphConnect New York, and now you know who the must-see presenters will be, but now it’s time for the best reason to attend: The bottom-to-top agenda of all the keynotes, presentations… Read more →

There are a lot of great reasons to attendGraphConnect New York, but one of the best reasons is that every year we feature an entirely new lineup of the world’s best graph database technology experts. This year’s GraphConnect is no… 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 →

[As community content, this post reflects the views and opinions of the particular author and does not necessarily reflect the official stance of Neo4j.] Nearly every analyst of the retail industry would consider Amazon as the source of the declining… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by John Swain at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Summary In this presentation, learn how John Swain of Right Relevance (and Microsoft Azure) set out to analyze Twitter conversations around both Brexit and… Read more →