Make software great again: can open source be ethical and fair?

Is there a way to go beyond open source, and have ethical, fair software in a cloud-first world? This is what some people in the open source community think. In the 20 years since its inception, open source has turned out to be the most successful model for building software. The world today runs on […]

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Graph Algorithms, Neural Networks, and Graph Databases. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, September 2019

One of the world’s top AI venues shows that using graphs to enhance machine learning, and vice versa, is what many sophisticated organizations are doing today. New developments in graph algorithms and analytics, and the latest graph database releases, many of which incorporate graph algorithms and machine learning features. Bonus to celebrate the 15th edition […]

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A gravitational wave moment for graph. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: March 2019

A gravitational wave moment for the graph community in the W3C Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data. Gartner includes Graph as Trend #5 in its Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trend for 2019. And graphs continuing to make waves in the real world in every possible way. The graph community may have had […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: December 2018

The Year of the Graph 2018

Redis announces RedisGraph and a benchmark, TigerGraph goes AWS, AWS hands-on experiences, new features from Stardog and AnzoGraph, Graphs and Machine Learning, GraphQL, Atlas, DBpedia, Connected Data London and the Year of the Graph. I often get asked about graph databases – what they are, what are they good for, how to choose one, as […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: September 2018

Knowledge graphs in Gartner’s hype cycle, machine learning extensions and visual tools for graph databases, Ethereum analytics with RDF, Using Gremlin with R, SPARQL, and Spring, graph database research wins best paper award in VLDB, and benchmarking AWS Neptune. Not bad for a typical summer vacation month such as August. This edition of the Year […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: July 2018

What is a graph database? Do you really need one, and if yes, how do you choose? That’s what it all comes down to. This month’s edition of the Year of the Graph newsletter is special. Apart from the usual hubbub, which is somewhat slower this time of year, this month the Year of the […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: June 2018

AWS Neptune goes GA, Microsoft Cosmos DB releases new features, the query language discussion heats up, TigerGraph announces free developer edition, building enterprise knowledge graphs in the real world with Zalando and Textkernel, and more. May has been another interesting month for the graph database world. How can data scientists use knowledge graphs? How, and […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: April 2018

Graph databases are the hottest thing around right now. Whether you are just getting started, or you are in one of the 51% of organizations already using them, this is the place to get your news and analysis. The popularity of graph databases has gone through the roof almost overnight it seems. Everything points this way: […]

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