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Neo4j Cookbook by Ankur Goel

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Single node installation of Neo4j over Windows

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. The following recipe will show you how to set up a single instance of Neo4j over the Windows operating system.

Getting ready

Perform the following steps to get started with this recipe:

  • Download the Windows installer from http://www.neo4j.org/download.

    This has both 32-bit and 64-bit prebuilt binaries.

  • Check whether Java is installed for the operating system or not by typing this in the cmd prompt:
    echo %JAVA_HOME%
    

    If this command throws no output, install JDK/JRE for your Windows distribution and also set the JAVA_HOME path.

How to do it...

Now, let's install Neo4j ...

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