Graph Databases for Beginners: Graph Search Algorithm Basics


While graph databases are certainly a rising tide in the world of technology, graph theory and graph algorithms are mature and well-understood fields of computer science.

In particular, graph search algorithms can be used to mine useful patterns and results from persisted graph data. As this is a practical introduction to graph databases, this blog post will discuss the basics of graph theory without diving too deeply into mathematics.

In this “Graph Databases for Beginners” blog series, we have covered why graphs are the future,why data relationships matterthe basics of data modelingdata modeling pitfalls to avoidwhy a database query language matterswhy we need NoSQL databasesACID vs. BASEa tour of aggregate storesother graph data technologies, and native versus non-native graph processing and storage.

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