The Great DB debate: SQL extensions won’t solve the graph problem

The Motion: Graph databases – in which relationships are stored natively alongside the data elements – do not provide a significant advantage over well-architected relational databases for most of the same use cases.

Arguing AGAINST the motion for the second time is Neo4j chief scientist and professor of computer science Jim Webber, slapping down databaseology prof Andy Pavlo’s argument FOR the motion yesterday.

In the end, Neo4j’s Jim Webber won the debate.

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