How do CIOs respond to end-users pushing them to install a graph database management system (DBMS) for their latest data analytics or machine learning application? No one wants to install another DBMS in their on-premises computing infrastructure. Everyone is painfully aware of what it costs to care for and feed the relational DBMS that’s been in place for many years.
Always quick to spot a new opportunity, cloud computing vendors added a graph DBMS as a Software as a Service (DBaaS) offering. Some of these cloud SaaS offerings include an ongoing role for the graph DBMS vendors.