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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The O word: do you really need an ontology? The Year of the Graph Newsletter: November / October 2019

How do you manage your enterprise data in order to keep track of it and be able to build and operate useful applications? This is key question all data managements systems are trying to address, and knowledge graphs, graph databases and graph analytics are no different. What is different about knowledge graphs is that they […]

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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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Knowledge Graphs are the new Black. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, May 2019

Knowledge graphs become a centerpiece of Accenture and Microsoft’s toolkits. Knowledge graph lessons from Google, Facebook, eBay, IBM. Graph algorithms and analytics by Neo4j and Nvidia. Connected Data London and JSON-LD goodness, tips and tools for building and visualizing knowledge graphs, using graphs with Elixir and Typescript, and Geometric Deep Learning for a 3D world, […]

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Graphs in the cloud. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: April 2019

The first sign of convergence in the graph space is here. Graph databases continue to grow, expand, and make their way to the cloud, a number of open source frameworks for working with graphs has been released, and a slew of new interesting use cases. One of the takeaways of the recent W3C Workshop on […]

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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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In Between Years. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: January 2019

In between years, or zwischen den Jahren, is a German expression for the period between Christmas and New Year. This is traditionally a time of year when not much happens, and this playful expression lingers itself in between the literal and the metaphoric. As the first edition of the Year of the Graph newsletter for […]

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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: 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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