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How deletes work in Neo4j

Neo4j uses logical deletes to delete from the database to achieve maximum performance and scalability. To understand how this might appear to an operator of the database, lets take a…

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How do I determine the number of nodes and relationships to be effected by a detach delete

Prior to running a match …​. detach delete n; which will find said nodes and delete all relationships associated with said nodes as well as delete the nodes themselves one…

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Large Delete Transaction Best Practices in Neo4j

In order to achieve the best performance, and avoid negative effects on the rest of the system, consider these best practices when processing large deletes. Start by identifying which situation…

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