GOTO 2020 • Discover the Power of Graph Databases • Jim Webber & Nicki Watt

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Jim Webber - Co-Author of "Graph Databases"
Nicki Watt - CTO of OpenCredo

Discover the amazing world of graph databases and how you can leverage graphs to understand your data with Jim Webber, co-author of "Graph Database" and Nicki Watt, CTO at OpenCredo. They'll take you on a journey that starts with the definition of graphs, walks you through case studies and highlights pitfalls.
The interview is based on Jim's book "Graph Databases":

00:00 Intro
00:23 What is a graph database?
03:10 Graph use cases
07:43 Graphs in action: FinCEN use case
12:56 Graph theory & graph data science
20:40 Data modelling: common pitfalls
26:00 Changes in the book since 2015
33:29 Chief Scientist: computer science challenges
36:54 Outro

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