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Learning Neo4j 3.x - Second Edition by Rik Van Bruggen, Jérôme Baton

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Graph global operations

As we discussed earlier, graph theory has done a lot of fascinating work on the analysis and understanding of graphs in their entirety. Finding clusters of nodes, discovering unknown patterns of relationships between nodes, and defining centrality and/or in-betweenness of specific graph components are extremely interesting and wonderful concepts, but they are very different concepts from the ones that graph databases excel at. These concepts are looking at the graph in its entirety and we refer to them as graph global operations. While graph databases are extremely powerful at answering graph local questions, there is an entire category of graph tools (often referred to as graph processing engines or graph compute ...

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