Work in progress: Graph views using the example of Neo4j

Some time has passed since my last blog post. Because of that, I want to share a little bit about the current project I am working on. My current project (also my thesis project, thus i can’t reveal everything just now) revolves around views in graph databases and Neo4j in particular.

Views are a very popular feature of relational database management systems. Graph databases like Neo4j don’t have a similar concept as of yet. But for multiple reasons views would be a desirable feature for graphs. My thesis discusses how graph views and virtual entities may fit into the Cypher query language and how they could be implemented into Neo4j.

Microsoft Uni Hackathon 2016: Hack@Home in Dresden

The kind people from Microsoft in cooperation with ThyssenKrupp Elevators decided to host a hackathon at TU Dresden. From 21.10.2016, 16:30 p.m. till 12:00 p.m. of the next day, students and others talked, laughed, coded and worked on the task of combining elevator data with IoT technology to improve predictive elevator maintenance. Fortunately for my team, we did win the challenge!   Continue reading