Facebook search app boosts graph database architecture to the fore

See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

Graph database technology can surpass relational databases in capturing networks of relationships, which is one reason Facebook turned to graph technology for its new Graph Search app.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Mapping social relationships is central to Facebook’s choice of the graph method. If successful, it could bring greater attention to vendors of graph database offerings, which include Neo Technology Inc., Objectivity Inc., Orient Technology and YarcData.

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