High Level Introduction to Graph Databases by David Montag

Join us for a high level introduction to graph databases by David Montag. He will demonstrate how graph databases fit within the NOSQL space, and where they are most appropriately used. In this session you will learn:

  • Overview of NOSQL
  • Why graphs matter
  • Overview of Neo4j
  • Use cases for graph databases

 

Agenda

6:00 - 7:00 Networking and Light Dinner (Thanks Google)

7:00 - 7:15 Announcements

7:15 - 8:30 David Montag's Talk

8:30 - 8:45 Q&A

 

Speaker

David Montag has been passionate about computers ever since he was given his first Amiga 500 (with the RAM upgrade) at age seven. Now, 19 years later, he works as a software engineer in the valley for Neo Technology, commercial backer of Neo4j, the most widely deployed graph database in the world. He loves his supporting family, he loves his fantastic job, and he loves programming. Oh and beer, he also loves beer.

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  • Van Riper

    And here is link to PDF of slides from David's talk at this meetup:

    http://files.meetup.com/1381525...­

    May 18, 2012

  • Andrew Bond

    Too much sales pitch for neo4j...

    May 17, 2012

  • Manuel Salvadores

    too much marketing, very little technical details.

    May 17, 2012

  • aileenrose

    Good Morning! For those who missed our presentation on INTRO TO GRAPH DATABASES last night, you are in luck! Join our FREE WEBINAR, today at 10am PST, with Andreas Kollegger, Senior Consultant, Neo4j. Register: http://info.neotechnology.com/i...­

    May 17, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was RSVPd, and when I arrived I was turned away at the door. This is about as bad of a meetup experience as one can have.

    May 17, 2012

  • Andres Le Roux

    needed new info on the subject -- great!

    May 17, 2012

  • xyz

    I drove 50 miles for the meeting, original my lost is only 5 minuts of the talk, but finally my lost is about half of hour of the talk, I only hears about 10 minuts of the talk, plus there are no recoding, even ppt is pending on some ... If you ware me would you feel good about Google, ... According the front guy just wants me to go out and he told me it is nothing to do with Google, all is from you, even he know you are working for google,...Is this the public profile for google?

    May 16, 2012

  • igor pozdnyakov

    What would be really cool is to have (for any DB - ER, Graph, OO) - an ability to easily produce a diff between two timestamped snapshots of the data. Histories of objects, not the DB. Then you can notice a trend, saddle it and ride all the way..

    May 16, 2012

  • igor pozdnyakov

    2. console.neo4j.org in Crome - Tried to change the Matrix script (added and connected one entry). Clicking "Click to generate" btn produced no action, the overlay did not go away, not sure if it's clickable. Did it work for you guys?
    3. console.neo4j.org - in IE 8 does not even load, David said they don't support it. What are you experiences?

    May 16, 2012

  • igor pozdnyakov

    1. Tried to download and unzip on Windows 7 WITH JAVA INSTALLED (Scala and other stuff works). Neo4j.bat give this error "Unable to locate jvm. Could not find HKLM\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment/CurrentVersion entry in windows registry." Did it work for anybody on Win 7?

    May 16, 2012

  • Van Riper

    I'll take the hit for this one. Security asked me how long they needed to staff the lobby to let people up. They wanted to re-allocate our lobby security elsewhere on campus. I figured that 7:15 was enough of a buffer for anyone showing up late. I was wrong to do that without calling that out in the meeting announcement in advance. From now on, I will do that. Sorry Y.H Chang for the problems tonight.

    May 16, 2012

  • xyz

    First time I meet this situation, I came to google about 7:20pm today and google front guy ask me to go way, because after 7:15, no one can get in, ...I drove 50 miles to the meeting, after about over 10 minuts talking show web to him, finally I want to talk his supervisor, then he called Van,... Over 20 minuts I got in the meeting, ...
    I am so confusion, is it GOOGLE way? Before they are nice to us, ... Because BK will go IPO this week,....???

    1 · May 16, 2012

  • Van Riper

    Sorry. We didn't get a volunteer to live stream or even record for later tonight. Would love a volunteer for this group that could do this. Any takers?

    May 16, 2012

  • John Wolpert

    anyone streaming this talk online by chance?

    May 16, 2012

  • John Wolpert

    Darn it! Was in a meeting until too late now. Will never make it down there in time. At least the meeting resulted in another company deciding to go with neo4j. :)

    May 16, 2012

  • Shahzad Badar

    Can we attend this session online??
    If it is arranged then it will be great favor for people who want to attend from outside USA.

    May 16, 2012

  • Ashish Kumar

    Is it going to stream online?

    May 16, 2012

  • Van Riper

    They should register separately. Adding a comment that says +1 guest does not count. Having said that, we are not planning to check tonight because the event tonight did not produce a waiting list. If it had, then we would have been checking and unregistered guests would not have been let in.

    May 16, 2012

  • Bill

    Hi Alexander, interested in meeting you at Rockridge BART, just sent you a PM... Thx!

    May 15, 2012

  • alexander smirnov

    I'll drive from Walnut Creek, probably will start around 5PM

    1 · May 15, 2012

  • Bill

    Sounds Great! Hoping to catch a ride from SF or the East Bay...

    May 15, 2012

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