GraphConnect 2013 NYC

I have attended the GraphConnect conference in New York organized by Neo Technologies, the creator of Neo4J, the most popular graph database (according to them and Wikipedia as well). There were three main presentations and numerous smaller ones, I will summarize what I have learned, what I have found interesting.

Neo4J is by far the most popular graph database according to dbengines.com The main difference between Neo4J and its closest competitors (closest as if comparing popularity of McDonald’s to a local bar in a village) is that Titan and OrientDB are by design distributed graph databases with multi-master architecture while Neo4J has a single master multiple slave replication architecture.

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