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Building Web Applications with Python and Neo4j by Sumit Gupta

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Chapter 1. Your First Query with Neo4j

Neo4j is a graph database and has been in commercial development for over a decade. It comes with several flavors, supporting a wide variety of use cases and requirements imposed by start-ups, large enterprises, and Fortune 500 customers. It is a fully transactional database; it supports Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability (ACID) and is also well equipped to handle the complexities introduced by various kinds of systems—web-based, online transaction processing (OLTP), data-warehousing, analytics, and so on.

This chapter will help you to understand the paradigm, applicability, various aspects, and characteristics of Neo4j as a graph database. It will guide you through the installation process, starting ...

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