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Wednesday, December 11 • 10:20am - 11:15am
(SLIDES) Amanda Laucher--Neo4j, the connected data persistence layer

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Not only for java. Not only for social networking. Not only for big-data. Not only for math-heads. This is the non-typical graph database session where you'll learn how and why you want to start looking at graphs as a data storage abstraction for every day applications.

I used to think that databases were a boring, just a necessary evil. I'd model some cool algorithms and plug the database in later. NoSQL and NoSQL conference sessions were are even more boring. Come on folks, we aren't reinventing the wheel with key-value stores or JSON documents. Then I learned about the power of a graph database. The seductiveness of graph theory, connected data, and persistence that aligns with the way I think - functionally. My life is complete.

In this session I will introduce Neo4j and your new passion: graph thinking. No longer is data storage an afterthought. 


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Amanda Laucher

Amanda Laucher has been working with technology her entire life. Some of her favorite childhood memories include working with punch cards alongside her grandmother or learning Morse code from her dad. Solving complex business problems with code is her passion, mostly using statically typed FP languages. After many years in consulting she decided that making some old rich guy more money wasn’t satisfying so she took on the Enterprise... Read More →



Wednesday December 11, 2013 10:20am - 11:15am
Hall 5.4

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