The biggest investment in database history, the biggest social network ever, and other graph stories from Neo4j

The biggest investment in database history, the biggest social network ever, and other graph stories from Neo4j

A $325 million Series F funding round, bringing Neo4j’s valuation to over $2 billion. A social network of 3 billion people, distributed across 1000 servers. The latter is a demo; the former is not. But both are real signs that the graph market and Neo4j are getting huge.

If you’re into the market and investment side of things, how does a Series F funding round as part of a $325 million investment led by Eurazeo and GV (formerly Google Ventures), bringing Neo4j’s valuation to over $2 billion sound? Pretty impressive, probably.

If you’re into the technology and applications side of things, how does a Neo4j demo of a social network application with 3 billion people, running queries designed to test the limits of graph query languages and databases across a 1000 node cluster sound? Equally impressive, probably.

Graph database vendor Neo4j CEO and co-founder Emil Eifrem is announcing the funding and showcasing the demo today at the company’s annual virtual conference NODES.

We caught up with Eifrem to get a taste of things to come.

Read the full article on ZDNet

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