Tag Archive for graph database

Graph Databases are in the Spotlight, and so is Neo4j

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by Jennifer Zaino Graph databases have had it pretty good the past year or so. Some highlights since the end of 2013 include: Gartner for the first time allowed graph databases to be included in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management System (ODBMS). Graph database management systems saw a more than 250 percent…

Actian Adds Graph Analysis Engine to Big Data Portfolio

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Actian on Tuesday announced that it’s adding a graph-analysis engine to its big data portfolio, which already includes a SQL-on-Hadoop offering as well as several relational databases and data-integration software. Graph analysis is applied to uncover networked relationships among people, places, things, and entities. It’s at…

What’s Next In Knowledge-Driven Finance?

by Jennifer Zaino Next week in the U. K. members of the financial industry will be coming together at The Universal Strategy: Knowledge-Driven Finance Event, hosted by semantic technology vendor Ontotext. The event, says independent consultant in semantics and event organizer Jarred McGinnis, is aimed at giving participants “a snout to tail view of semantics…

Blurred Lines: RDBMS Vendors Will Add NoSQL Database Features

by Jennifer Zaino Research firm Forrester at the end of September issued its Forrester Wave: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014 report. The report looked at seven enterprise-class vendors in the space: Amazon Web Services, Aerospike, Basho Technologies, Couchbase, DataStax, MapR Technologies, and Oracle. Noting that the current adoption of NoSQL is at 20 percent and…

Word To Developers: Power Your Apps With Data And Insights

by Jennifer Zaino Apigee wants the development community to be able to seamlessly take advantage of predictive analytics in their applications. “One of the biggest things we want to ensure is that the development community gets comfortable with powering their apps with data and insights,” says Anant Jhingran, Apigee’s VP of products and formerly CTO…

Syapse Selects SYSTAP’s Bigdata® as Semantic Database for Precision Medicine Data Platform

For immediate release: 8/19/2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – SYSTAP, LLC. today announced that Syapse, the leading provider of software for enabling precision medicine, has selected Bigdata® as its backend semantic database. Syapse, which launched the Precision Medicine Data Platform in 2011, will use the Bigdata® database as a key element of their semantic platform. The Syapse…

New Open Source Graph Database Cayley Unveiled (Video – Part 2)

[Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. See Part 1 and Part 3] Barak Michener, Software Engineer, Knowledge NYC has posted on the Google Open Source Blog about “Cayley, an open source graph database.”: “Four years ago this July, Google acquired Metaweb, bringing Freebase and linked open data to Google. It’s been astounding to…