This is an introductory session on what graph databases are, how they can be used, what purposes that they serve and how they distinguish from other types of databases. During this session we will present, explain and discuss introductory topics that require no prior knowledge on graph databases at all. We will cover the concepts of a graph database as well as couple of use cases from real life projects.
Stefan has spent ~15 years as a freelancing consultant, mainly focused on web applications (esp. Grails) with the last 3 years working with Neo4j. Aside from coding in the java ecosystem, he is a passionate Linux veteran since the kernel 1.0.x days and when not coding, he cycles and is a volunteer firefighter at the local fire department, acting as team lead and instructor. He's all geek and loves technology, good food, and red wines.