Neo4J Tales from the Trenches: A Recommendation Engine Case Study

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In this talk, Nicki Watt and Michal Bachman present lessons learned (and being learned) on an active Neo4J project - Opigram : A socially orientated recommendation engine which is already live with some 150k users and growing. They outline their usage of neo4J, some of the challenges encountered as well as the approaches and implications taken to address them.

Nicki Watt is a senior consultant at OpenCredo, a keen lean advocate, with experience in building enterprise application solutions in architect and development roles. Pragmatic and hands on, Nicki is passionate about seeking out practical solutions to real problems, and an advocate of "using the right tool for the job". Her interests currently lie in the Spring Framework and NoSQL solution space.

Michal Bachman is a Senior Consultant at OpenCredo and a Spring trainer. He is a pragmatic developer and hands-on architect, who is very passionate about writing clean, testable, and maintainable code that creates long-term value. At OpenCredo, Michal is responsible for helping clients succeed with greenfield projects as well as saving projects that are failing. He specialises in and trains on the entire Spring portfolio and Neo4J graph database.

Nicki and Michal are also co-authoring the upcoming 'Programming Spring' book.

Find out more and sign up here: http://skillsmatter.com/podcast/nosql/neo4j-tales/js-1603

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