GraphConnect 2012 Speakers to Discuss Neo4j in Lead Up to First-Ever Graph Database Conference Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced it is hosting two webinars this month featuring Intuit and Squidoo. Both events will provide use cases on the implementation of Neo4j to leverage the power of connected data. The webinars will feature speakers of this year’s GraphConnect, the first conference to focus on the rapidly growing world of graph databases. The conference will be held November 5-6th in San Francisco.

Event Details At-A-Glance

Webinar: How Intuit Uses Neo4j Learn how Intuit leveraged its data using a graph database, in order to discover and enable relationships between businesses in its eco-system. The graph helps Intuit’s customers to find better deals, reach out to their own customers, and discover relationships latent in the product data. The talk will discuss:
  • How Neo4j was used to find answers to these questions in real time
  • Discovering the latent network existing between Small Businesses through the different interactions that they go through
  • Finding common interest based communities
Who: Gokuldas Pillai, Lead Engineer at Intuit When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. PDT / 19:00 CET (Central Europe) Register at: http://info.neotechnology.com/1018-register2.html

Webinar: Neo4j at Seth Godin’s Squidoo

Learn how Neo4j was implemented to power Postcards, the new interest graph enabled product from popular social publishing platform Squidoo. Gain insight as to why Neo4j was chosen over Squidoo’s existing MySQL and Cassandra database technologies. The talk will discuss: 
  • What the first week of development with a graph database looked like
  • Simple tips to get up to speed on graph design more quickly
  • How Neo4j can be used to enable the Semantic Web
  • In-depth look at Squidoo’s Postcards graph design
Who: Gild Hildebrand, Chief Engineer at Squidoo When: Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at 10 a.m. PDT / 19:00 CET (Central Europe) Register at: http://info.neotechnology.com/1025-register.html  

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