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Neo4j Cookbook by Ankur Goel

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Single node installation of Neo4j over Linux

Neo4j is a highly scalable graph database that runs over all the common platforms; it can be used as is or can be embedded inside applications as well. The following recipe will show you how to set up a single instance of Neo4j over the Linux operating system.

Getting ready

Perform the following steps to get started with this recipe:

  • Download the community edition of Neo4j from http://www.neo4j.org/download for the Linux platform:
    $ wget  http://dist.neo4j.org/neo4j-community-2.2.0-M02-unix.tar.gz
    
  • Check whether Java is installed for your operating system or not by typing this in the shell prompt:
    $ echo $JAVA_HOME
    

    If this command produces no output, install JDK/JRE for your Linux distribution and also set ...

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