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Neo4j Cookbook by Ankur Goel

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Chapter 4. Data Modeling and Leveraging with Neo4j

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Data modeling with Neo4j – moving away from traditional SQL
  • Aggregate versus connected data models
  • Creating a binary search tree with Neo4j
  • Healthcare data modeling with Neo4j
  • Travel data modeling with Neo4j
  • Social data modeling with Neo4j
  • Retail data modeling with Neo4j

Introduction

Neo4j is a very powerful tool for storing, querying, and manipulating data. The relationship model on which the graph database structure is based gives the user the flexibility to map any domain-specific data into the Neo4j database. However, modeling data as Neo4j graphs is very different from modeling data into relational databases, such as Oracle, MySQL, and so on. These ...

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