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Graph & document databases in relationship analysis & new business opportunities

  • Dec 5, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Q

I will talk about how AllegroGraph, a highly scalable graph database, can be used for relationship analysis in telecom, pharmaceutical, politics, and supply chain management. Next, I will talk about how this database supports server side JavaScript programming like Node.js, and finally I will talk about how AllegroGraph is integrated with Solr, MongoDB and MarkLogic so that we can combine the strengths of each technology.

About Jans Aasman

Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz Inc. started his career as an experimental and cognitive psychologist, earning his PhD in cognitive science with a detailed model of car driver behavior. He has spent most of his professional life in telecommunications research, specializing in intelligent user interfaces and applied artificial intelligence projects. From 1995 to 2004, he was also a part-time professor in the Industrial Design department of the Technical University of Delft. Jans is currently the CEO of Franz Inc., the leading supplier of a commercial, persistent, and scalable RDF graph database.. Dr. Aasman has gained notoriety as a conference speaker at such events as Semantic Technologies Conference, International Semantic Web Conference, Java One, Linked Data Planet, INSA, GeoWeb, ICSC, RuleML and DEBS


Food, drinks and venue are generously sponsored by "Q" - an IT & Digital talent firm. "Q" specializes in networking and building relationships with IT and Digital Talent. They strive to get to know you so we can help with your career growth. They partner with various clients in the Los Angeles area and offer Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Direct Placement opportunities.

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Q is located at:

6080 Center Drive Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90045


Parking: park across the street at Howard Hughes Center Shopping mall, it will either be free or it might cost $2 (unfortunately we don’t validate)

Security: there is a security in the lobby, if in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 925

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  • Alan B.

    Great demo of an amazing technology. AllegroGraph really shows the power of better relationship analysis of complex RDF data using graph databases.

    December 6, 2012

  • Scott C. S.

    Jans Aasman's talk exhilarated me with the possibilities of semantic databases. Google his company, Franz Inc, and look for the free download of Gruff, his "Grapher-Based Triple-Store Browser for AllegroGraph."

    December 6, 2012

  • Greg I.

    Information rich presentation. Learned allot!

    December 5, 2012

  • Umesh G.

    I will not able to attend this meeting ? but will this meeting be recorded? I would love to see that.

    December 5, 2012

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