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I can’t believe it’s already been two years since we raised our seed round! Oct 2009 saw a nascent NOSQL movement and Neo Technology as a two man band in Malmö, Sweden. Today, NOSQL is exploding and Neo has grown to a 25 person orchestra across two continents and five countries. During these two years we've released Neo4j 1.0 (after 10 years of development!), coined the NOSQL = Not Only SQL expansion at nosql east, heard the CTO of Amazon proclaim that “Neo4j absolutely ROCKS,” watched Facebook tell the world that it’s all about graphs, co-founded the Spring Data project... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at Emil's Neo Thoughts
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Today marks a new major milestone for Neo4j: we’re making the core graph database - Neo4j Community - available under the same proven open source license as MySQL, the GNU General Public License (GPL). That means that in every scenario where you can use MySQL for free, you can now also use Neo4j Community for free. Why Is This a Big Deal? This is a big deal because the world has lacked a great graph database with no barriers to adoption. The last year has seen tremendous interest in graph databases. We've seen a rapidly growing Neo4j community, an explosion... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at Emil's Neo Thoughts
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Last week Facebook announced their vision of the Open Graph -- what they call "a more social web." Now that the dust has settled, it stands clear that if Facebook can pull this off it will be a transformative moment for the web. There are many perspectives on Facebook's move[1] but what makes me most excited is that the announcement was ALL about graphs. From the Facebook Graph API to the Open Graph Protocol, it seems like you can't touch any part of Facebook without getting infected by graphs. That's ok by me! And since I happen to dabble in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2010 at Emil's Neo Thoughts
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