Friday, August 02, 2013

When to use a graph database

Interested in graph databases? Here's an article with an example when to use a graph database rather then a traditional relationship database.

After studying graph databases I realize that the choice of an RDBMS that I often do isn't necessarily based on the fact that RDBMS is the best choice. RDBMS is such an integral part of my backbone I don't think of anything else. A very good quote from the article is:

You wouldn't use only one data structure for every type of data in memory, why would you do that just because you're storing the data?
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