How Medium uses Neo4j

Nathaniel Felsen, DevOps engineer at Medium, talks about how they are using Neo4j for building a social graph and recommendations for a personalized content experience. He reviews their evaluation process, system architecture, what steps they took to move their solution into production and gives a demonstration of their usage.
Other databases evaluated for this solution: AWS DynamoDB, MySQL, Flock DB.

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