Originally aired on
February 24th, 2016
Traditional relational databases like MySQL or Postgres are really good at providing many solutions to the problem of persisting state. But these types of database are really horrible at querying highly connected models in an efficient way.
Graph DBs don't usually use SQL. The most common query languages are:
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