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Principal Software Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 25 2016

What is most valuable?

The graph modeling paradigm suits our data set well, where there may be orders of magnitude more connections between data points than data points themselves. The Cypher query language is declarative… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are not transitioning from another database system, so our system will be based on graph database design from the start.

What needs improvement?

There are things I found unintuitive or difficult to understand, however I can't say this is a deficiency in the product and likely more a function of my relatively low experience. I believe the best… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We haven't yet transitioned to their paid Enterprise Edition, but it looks like you need to contact them to establish pricing.

What other advice do I have?

Strongly consider graph solutions if you have a high ratio of relationships to data points, or if you need to run optimized queries against enormous datasets. Because you can build your own indexing… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We considered Postgres, Mongo and Arongo, but decided that the graph modeling approach was far and away the best match for our data sets.

What is Neo4j?

Neo4j is a highly scalable, native graph database purpose-built to leverage not only data but also its relationships.

Neo4j's native graph storage and processing engine deliver constant, real-time performance, helping enterprises build intelligent applications to meet today’s evolving data challenges.

Neo4j customers

Walmart, Telenor, Wazoku, Adidas, Cerved, GameSys, eBay, Schleich, ICIJ, die Bayerisch, Megree, InfoJobs, LinkedIn