For our first talk of the new year Stéphane Fréchette will present: "Graph Databases for Data Professionals"
"Graph databases are used to represent graph structures with nodes, edges and properties. Neo4j, an open-source graph database is reliable and fast for managing and querying highly connected data. We will explore how to quickly install and configure, create nodes and relationships, query with the Cypher Query Language, importing data and using Neo4j ... Providing answers and insight with visual diagrams about connected data that you may have in your organization or available to you!"
Stéphane Fréchette is a Data Platform MVP and Database & Business Intelligence Professional who is very passionate about architecting, designing and building solutions that matter. Specialized in SQL Server, the Microsoft BI Stack, Data Visualization and the Cloud, he also works and his fluent with several other database platforms (NoSQL, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) as well as several application development platforms. A self proclaimed Open Data Hacker/Advocate Stéphane founded Gatineau Ouverte a citizen led initiative which aims to promote open access to civic data of the city of Gatineau and his the licensee and organizer of TEDxGatineau.
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Looking forward to see you all!
If you have idea's for a talk, come and chat with either Jen or Mike. We would love to hear what you have in mind.