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Graphs occur everywhere in everyday life: your network of friends, the network of roads you drive on, and the supply chain of factories, ships, and roads that brought you the device you’re reading this on. While it might be easy to connect the dots on how most things can be shown as a graph, what makes a database a graph database? That is the question you will have the answer to in this blog post, but to put it simply: a graph consists of nodes, edges, and properties representing the relationships within data.

In this article, we will discuss:

  • What is a graph?
  • What is a graph database?
  • Different types of graph databases.
  • Graph database use cases.
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