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Avoid cycles in Cypher queries

26 Apr 2019 by Jan Zak Neo4j Beginner Cypher

There is one common performance issue our clients run into when trying their first Cypher queries on a dataset in Neo4j. When writing a query, be sure that it doesn’t match any cycles, or you can experience unpleasant surprises.

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Lean Dependencies- Reduce Project Delivery Chaos with Graphs

20 Feb 2019 by Luanne Misquitta Neo4j Beginner

Dependencies, like graphs, are everywhere. Achieving a goal is rarely possible in a vacuum and requires collaboration between individuals and/or processes. Eliminating dependencies completely is unrealistic- they are a part of life- but they can be streamlined to improve efficiency and reduce friction.

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(Un)common Use Cases for Graph Databases

18 Apr 2016 by Michal Bachman Neo4j Beginner Modelling

At GraphAware, we live and breathe Neo4j. For three years, we have been helping customers around the world embrace this amazing technology as a solution to many interesting problems. Mainstream applications of graphs, such as real-time recommendations, fraud detection, impact analysis, and graph-aided search, have been getting a lot of media attention.

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Neo4j Events (Jan/Feb 2015)

16 Jan 2015 by Michal Bachman Neo4j Events Beginner

There is no better way to start 2015 than to learn something new. In the wake of two recent major announcements (here and here), Neo4j is as hot as ever, so it might well be the next skill you pick up or improve. Here’s a list of Neo4j events organised by GraphAware around the world in the next few weeks. We’ll be delighted to see you there!

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Modelling Data in Neo4j: Bidirectional Relationships

11 Oct 2013 by Michal Bachman Neo4j Modelling Beginner

Transitioning from the relational world to the beautiful world of graphs requires a shift in thinking about data. Although graphs are often much more intuitive than tables, there are certain mistakes people tend to make when modelling their data as a graph for the first time. In this article, we look at one common source of confusion: bidirectional relationships.

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