Neo Technology is the San Mateo, Calif., company behind the Neo4j NoSQL graph database. That system uses graph structures to represent and store data, a design the company said is massively scalable and more efficient for managing and querying highly connected data.

In March Neo Technology, founded in 2007, said retailer Wal-Mart was using the Neo4j database to collect and analyze data about shopper behavior, and online auction site eBay had adopted the database to help manage its same-day delivery service.

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The Computer Reseller News CRN editorial team has created the second annual Big Data 100 list, identifying vendors that have demonstrated an ability to innovate in bringing to market products and services that help business work with big data. Here are 25 data management technology companies offering everything from next-generation database systems to advanced data integration technology to tools for developing applications that take advantage of big data.

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