From Zero to Advanced Graph Query Knowledge with ArangoDB

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Thinking about your data as a highly connected set of information is a powerful way to gain insights, solve problems and bring products faster into the hands of your users.

Unlike other databases, relationships take the first priority in graph databases and with ArangoDBs multi-model approach for graphs, documents and key/value pairs you can even switch between models or combine them in a single query.

The graph concept is booming but still new to many. So we invested a few bazillion coffees and some night shifts to come up with a good plan for a Graph Course:

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RocksDB Integration in ArangoDB – FAQs

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The new release of ArangoDB 3.2 is just around the corner and will include some major improvements like distributed graph processing with Pregel or a powerful export tool. But most importantly we integrated Facebook’s RocksDB as the first pluggable storage engine in ArangoDB. With RocksDB you will be able to use as much data in ArangoDB as fits on your disc.

As this is an important change and many questions reached us from the community we wanted to share some answers on the most common questions. Please find them below

Will I be able to go beyond the limit of RAM?

Yes. By defining RocksDB as your storage engine you will be able to work with as much data as fits on your disc.

What is the locking behaviour with RocksDB in ArangoDB?

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ArangoDB wins Red Herring Top 100 Award

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Jury selected ArangoDB out of 1.200 promising companies in Europe and confirms growing importance of native multi-model databases.

ArangoDB, the native multi-model database, announced today it was selected as a winner for
Red Herring Top 100 award for the European business region.

Red Herring Top 100 Europe enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. Winners are selected from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies each year in the European Region. Since 1996, Red Herring has kept tabs on these up-and-comers. Red Herring’s editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Kakao, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube would change the way we live and work. Read more

ArangoDB Promotes Luca Olivari to President

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Company creates new role to accelerate global expansion

ArangoDB, the company behind the leading native multi-model database, today announced that Luca Olivari has formally joined as President. Luca will work with the founders, board of directors and advisory council to accelerate global expansion.

“It has been a privilege to work with the founders and the rest of the team for a few months as an Advisor and witness first hand how ArangoDB helps enterprise customers to unwind complexity and improve developer productivity,” said Olivari. “As President, I will be focused on building our global customer facing functions, a productive ecosystem and a committed community.” Read more

Webinar: The native multi-model approach and its benefits for developers, architects and DevOps

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Tuesday, May 16th (6PM CEST/12PM ET/ 9AM PT)Join the webinar here.

This webinar gives a general overview of the multi-model database movement, in particular we will discuss its main advantages and technological benefits from an architect and devops perspective.

Since the first relational databases were invented the needs of companies and the technological possibilities have changed completely. Luca Olivari (recently announced President of ArangoDB) will deep dive into current trends in the database world, how native multi-model databases help companies of all sizes, and walk you through use cases where ArangoDB is beneficial. He will share decades of experience in the field and views on ever-changing needs of developers, companies and customers in the modern times. Read more

ArangoDB Selected as Finalist for Red Herring Top 100 in Europe

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“ArangoDB shows great promise and therefore deserves to be among the finalists.”

ArangoDB, the native multi-model database, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist for
Red Herring Top 100 award for the European business region. The nomination underlines the great success of the company and the growing momentum behind the multi-model movement it is heralding.

“The whole team is proud to be nominated for such a prestigious award,” says Claudius Weinberger, CEO of ArangoDB. “Looking back a few years, it was hard work to win people for our multi-model approach and unique query language. Today startups and enterprises enjoy the flexibility our database provides and use it to realize their brightest ideas.” Read more

Introducing milestone release model and why is it better

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When developing ArangoDB, we want to share with you new features as early as possible. For example, the pregel implementation that will become part of ArangoDB 3.2 was ready for testing weeks before the release date of the first beta release and the final release of 3.2.

Therefore we decided to create intermediate releases, called alpha releases, which contain new feature as early as they became stable. The benefits for the community and also for our developers team are: Read more

Announcing ArangoDB Online Meetup and the Upcoming Webinar

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Today we are glad to announce the start of ArangoDB Online meetup. As our international open-source community is growing with every passing day, we keep getting requests from members around the world on doing a tech meet or a short demo on ArangoDB. Quite a few members have already taken the initiative of presenting at conferences and local meetups – big “thank you” for that! Adding to that effort, it’s high time that we all moved to that one place where we can all connect and everyone has a chance to give/ participate in a talk. And what better way is there to bring us all together than meeting online? Read more

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