OpenCypher will bring the Graph Database into mainstream

If you haven’t yet read about Graph Databases you really should.  While many traditional and newer ‘NoSQL’ databases provide a lot of brawn, Graph databases really are the brains of the database world.  OpenCypher, recently announced by Neo Technology, is a query language for graph databases.  It will bring Graph Databases into mainstream.


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CQL with Cassandra Driver for NodeJS

I’ve recently been trying to carve out some time to learn JavaScript and Node.  My background is firmly in the classroom of Java and the Enterprise, with recent years focused on NoSQL technology.  Having finally decided to go and see what all the noise in the playground of JavaScript is all about I decided to share some sample code using the DataStax Cassandra driver for NodeJS.  Here is what I learnt.

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