Making the Right Connections: How the Financial Times Uses Graph Databases

04 Nov, 2016



Making the Right Connections: How the Financial Times Uses Graph Databases In late 2015, the FT Semantic Metadata team investigated graph databases as an alternative to, or perhaps additional store for their existing semantic datastore. After a brief spike we picked Neo4j and then re-wrote a host of microservices in GoLang, from surprisingly memory hungry Java services. It was an interesting journey of changing culture, technologies, and learning. DAN MURPHY, SENIOR DEVOPS, FINANCIAL TIMES