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February 24th, 2016

040: Graph Databases

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.

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Ed Finkler
Chris White

Using graph databases in PHP Show Summary

Sammy Kaye Introduces

Query Languages

Graph DBs don't usually use SQL. The most common query languages are:

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Show Notes Credit

Chris Shaw

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