Neo Technology and O’Reilly Media Unveil New Edition of Graph Databases Book

  • 100,000 Copies Downloaded to Date; Second Edition Available for Pre-Order Now
  • Authors to Present at GraphConnect Europe in London on May 7

Neo Technology, creator of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that the second edition of “Graph Databases,” the authoritative book graph database technology with more than 100,000 copies downloaded to date, is available for pre-order now.

Authored by Neo Technology’s Ian Robinson, Dr. Jim Webber and Emil Eifrem, the new edition of “Graph Databases” includes new sample code and diagrams reflecting the latest developments in the graph database space. The book also covers:

  • How and why organizations are using graph databases to outperform competitors.
  • Analytical techniques and algorithms to mine graph database information.
  • Planning and implementing a graph database solution in test-driven fashion.
  • Modeling data with the Cypher query language and property graph model.
  • Best practices and common pitfalls when modeling with graphs.

“The newest edition of ‘Graph Databases,’ published by O’Reilly Media, provides an expert look at the overwhelming value of graph databases to uncover insights into highly connected data,” said Emil Eifrem, founder and CEO of Neo Technology. “Whether it’s speeding up response time to user queries or building a database that can adapt with an evolving business, readers will learn how to apply the schema-free graph model to real-world problems.”

“Graph Databases, 2nd Edition” is now available for pre-order at:

About the Authors

Ian Robinson is a R&D engineer spearheading Neo4j’s continued evolution. Previously, he served as director of customer success at Neo Technology. Ian is the co-author of several published and forthcoming books, and is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide.

Dr. Jim Webber is chief scientist at Neo Technology. Prior, he served as professional services director at Thoughtworks, where he worked on large-scale computing systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Computing Science from the Newcastle University, UK.

Emil Eifrem is CEO of Neo Technology and co-founder of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database. He is widely regarded as among the world’s foremost experts in graph database technology, and a regular presenter at leading conferences including JavaOne and O’Reilly OSCON.  

Book Authors to Speak at GraphConnect Europe 2015 Come hear all three authors speak at this year’s GraphConnect Europe, held on Thursday, May 7, in London. GraphConnect is the only conference entirely dedicated to graph databases and applications making sense of connected data. For details and registration, visit: