Riak VS Graph Databases

Alex De la rosa alex.rosa.box at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 11:06:24 EDT 2014


Hi Guido,

This could be a solution; although I would try to do it in an homogeneous
system where only one NoSQL DB would be around if possible :)

Thanks!
Alex


On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 5:03 PM, Guido Medina <guido.medina at temetra.com>
wrote:

>  Maybe what you are looking for is a combination of both, say, your KV
> data in Riak with a combination of background processes able to build the
> necessary searching graphs in Neo4J, in such way your data is secure in a
> Riak cluster and searchable on several Neo4J servers.
>
> That's just an idea which might be not do-able, hope it helps,
>
> Guido.
>
>
> On 29/08/14 15:54, Alex De la rosa wrote:
>
> Hi there,
>
>  For some time already I have in mind building a kind of social network
> myself. Is pretty ambitious project although it doesn't have in mind to be
> a new facebook; but still data will be quite big and complex.
>
>  I like Riak and I had been following since version 0.14, and new
> additions in Riak 2.0 seem to help a lot in how to model the data; although
> relationships will be unavoidable.
>
>  Some friends suggested me to use Graph Databases instead. How would Riak
> compare to Graph Databases for this use case? Is it doable to create a
> social network entirely from Riak? Or may not be recommended?
>
>  Thanks!
> Alex
>
>
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