Licensing and configuring – Neo4j

Neo4j is an open source graph database, which means all its sources are available to the public (currently on GitHub at However, Neo Technology, the company behind Neo4j, distributes the latter in two different editions—the Community edition and Enterprise edition. Let's briefly discuss the licensing policy for the Community and Enterprise editions, and then we will talk about the installation procedures on the Unix/Linux operating systems.

Licensing – Community Edition

Community Edition is a single node installation licensed under General Public License (GPL) Version 3 ( and is used for the following purposes:

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