Dr. Jim Webber is Chief Scientist with Neo Technology the company behind the popular open source graph database Neo4j, where he researches and develops distributed graph databases and writes open source software. Previously, Jim spent time working with big graphs like the Web for building distributed systems, which led him to being a co-author on the book REST in Practice, having previously written Developing Enterprise Web Services - An Architect's Guide. Jim is active in the development community, presenting regularly around the world. His blog is located at http://jimwebber.org and he tweets often @jimwebber.
With the recent release of Neo4j 2.0 and it’s a great time to get familiar with graphs and graph databases. Neo4j is quite different from relational databases, and it’s also quite different from most of the other NoSQL databases. The reason…Read more › read more
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