Graph databases are powering mission-critical applications - O'Reilly Radar
"...with Emil Eifrem, CEO and co-founder of Neo Technology. We talked about the early days of NoSQL, applications of graph databases, cloud computing, and company culture in the U.S. and Sweden."
If you look back in history, we’ve really only been able to build database companies when there’s been a platform shift... Now, it’s very clear what the big platform shift is right now. It’s, of course, from whatever Web, LAMP stack, on-premise systems, to the cloud....When you have big platform shifts for whatever reason, good or bad, people re-evaluate their stack... (that is) why we have this explosion of databases..."
Another strong recommendation for Neo4j graph database, in this podcast interview
Building CluedIn with Tim Ward .NET Rocks! vNext
Query language of Neo4j is being open sourced...
MATCH (cypher:QueryLanguage)-[:QUERIES]->(graphs) MATCH (cypher)<- ableau="" in="" match="" opencypher="" pache="" racle="" spark="" tructr="" u.name="" u:user="" where="">(cypher) RETURN cypher.attributes->
Intro to Cypher - Neo4j Graph Database
Graph databases works best if they can "fit to memory".
With latest "huge size" VMs on Azure, this may be sufficient even for very demanding cases...
Maybe a new graph search engine :)
Announcing Neo4j on Windows Azure - Neo4j Graph Database