The Definitive Guide to Graph Databases

for the RDBMS Developer

by Michael Hungers, Ryan Boyd, William Lyon

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Book Description

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

Chapter 1
Why Relational Databases Aren't Always Enough
1
Chapter 2
Why Graph Databases?
4
Chapter 3
Data Modeling: Relational vs. Graph Models
7
Chapter 4
Query Languages: SQL vs. Cypher
17
Chapter 5
Importing Data: From RDBMS to Graph
25
Further Resources
 
29

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Neo4j
Published
2016
Pages
30
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
2.5 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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