What is a Graph Database?

About the talk In this lightning talk Ljubica will provide an introduction to what is a graph database, how it differs to other models such as the relational paradigm and why graph databases are being increasingly adopted. She will outline some common use cases for connected data such as fraud detection, 360° view of customer […]

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Building the world’s largest open source of company data

About the talk Chris Taggart will share his experience of building from scratch the world’s largest open database of companies data (134m companies as of Sep 2017). In his talk Chris will present how the technical engineering challenges and data quality issues faced and how OC worked to overcome these leveraging connected data standards, best […]

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Building the world’s largest open data of companies data

Chris Taggart will share his experience of building from scratch the world’s largest open database of companies data (134m companies as of Sep 2017). In his talk Chris will present how the technical engineering challenges and data quality issues faced and how OC worked to overcome these leveraging connected data standards, best practices and technologies […]

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RDF vs Property Graph: Is your Graph Semantic?

Is RDF for unstructured data while property graphs are for highly structured data? Will the RDF model discover new knowledge for me? Is RDF AI? Does RDF exclusively live in triple stores? All of these are statements that have been published by analysts and vendors, building a wall of misconceptions between the two worlds that […]

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Connected Data London 2016

  We wanted to thank everyone for joining us at the Connected Data London 2016. We had over 70 Connected Data Practitioners on the day leading to some thought provoking conversations around shared challenges and solutions. It was great to see people sharing so many practical experiences around working with the different standards, technologies and use cases. […]

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New speaker announced! Tony Burdett of The European Bioinformatics Institute

We are really excited to announce an additional speaker on 12th July – Tony Burdett of the European Bioinformatics Institute.  Tony will be speaking about the EBI’s experience of using both linked / semantic and graph approaches in biomedical research using huge volumes of data across the unstructured & structured spectrum. The EBI have great […]

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Importing RDF data into Neo4j

This fantastic blog was originally posted by one of our speakers Dr. Jesús Barrasa. The previous blog post might have been a bit too dense to start with, so I’ll try something a bit lighter this time like importing RDF data into Neo4j. It asumes, however, a certain degree of familiarity with both RDF and […]

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Building a semantic graph in Neo4j

This blog was orginally posted by one of our speakers – Jesús Barrasa HERE  There are two key characteristics of RDF stores (aka triple stores): the first and by far the most relevant is that they represent, store and query data as a graph. The second is that they are semantic, which is a rather pompous way of saying […]

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