What is a Graph Database?

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Graph Theory For Information Management

Graph theory is a mathematical concept on the basis of pair wise relationship between nodes or vertices.okay put simply it basically two entities connected by a relationship,
graph theory has been around for a very long time, however graph theory for information management has gained a lot traction due to recent advances made in technology.

Graph database modeling
Graph database modeling showing the relationship between nodes

I personal stumbled upon graph database last year  after taking keen interest in NoSQL database platform. A quote by Emil Emfrem “graphs are eating the world”
Today graph database platforms are in demand due to it improved performance especially when used for building modern day  applications (onsite and cloud-based solutions).

  Top ranked Graph database platforms ,seen below

1.Neo4j

2.OrientDB

3.Titan

4. ArangoDB

 

5.Virtuoso

I have personally used graph database platform for some of my contemporary jobs and  i can conclude without an iota of doubt that it is indeed ready to give other  database platforms a run for it money.

 

Some Graph Databases Applications

  1. Master Data Management
  2. Fraud Detection Analysis
  3. Project Management
  4. Social Network Analysis
  5. Real Time Recommendations and many more.