Graphs are taking the database world by storm, thanks to accessible open source tools like Apache TinkerPop and Gremlin. IBM Master Inventor Alaa Mahmoud (@alaa_mahmoud) joins Episode 12 of The New Builders Podcast to share how his team used TinkerPop to deploy a fully fledged enterprise graph service on the cloud: IBM Graph.
Alaa discusses what separates graph databases from other NoSQL data stores (6:00), how graph databases can be used for both OLAP and OLTP systems (7:38), how graphs work with other technologies to build smarter applications (12:10), the skill sets developers should have (or be prepared to learn) when picking up a graph DB (14:30), the merits and challenges in bringing open source technology into an enterprise cloud service (16:28) and much more!
Developers can sign up for the free beta version of IBM Graph today by heading over to ibm.biz/graphbeta.
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