Riak VS Graph Databases

Pedro Larroy pedro.larroy.lists at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 11:11:59 EDT 2014


Hi Alex

Did you have a look at orientdb, it might fit the need that you describe.

Pedro.
On Aug 29, 2014 5:07 PM, "Alex De la rosa" <alex.rosa.box at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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