A Skeptics Guide to Graph Databases

I found a great talk about graph databases this week!

This one is from the NDC{Oslo} conference: A Skeptics Guide to Graph Databases by David Bechberger (author of Graph Databases in Action).

The main “points” of the talk or the things to learn when watching it:

An interesting datapoint the speaker quoted from db-engines.com was the trending popularity of Graph DBs compared to other paradigms:

Graph trend

So, Graph databases are on the rise!

For those interested in graph theory (the mathematics behind graph databases, i.e. the fun part!), I recommend the book I went through last summer: Algorithmic graph theory and perfect graphs, 2nd edition by Martin Charles Golumbic. It is available on O’Reilly Learing.


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