For the right use case, relational databases are powerful tools.
But today's users are asking for more than an RDBMS can handle. More features, more data, more speed and - most importantly - more connections.
This ebook introduces you - the RDBMS developer - to a new technology that leverages data connections like never before: the graph database.
This definitive guide covers: Relational vs. graph data modeling; SQL vs. Cypher as query languages; RDBMS + graph deployment paradigms; And much more.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download The Definitive Guide to Graph Databases ebook for free in PDF format (2.5 MB).
Table of Contents
Why Relational Databases Aren't Always Enough
Why Graph Databases?
Data Modeling: Relational vs. Graph Models
Query Languages: SQL vs. Cypher
Importing Data: From RDBMS to Graph
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