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Neo Technology to Present at QCon New York 2012

Neo Chief Scientist Jim Webber to Deliver Tutorial at International Software Development Event (June 14, 2012)

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/12 -- Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced that Chief Architect Jim Webber and community member Peter Bell will deliver multiple talks at QCon New York 2012, the international software development conference, taking place June 18-22 at the New York Marriott in Brooklyn. Neo Technology will also be a sponsor at the conference.

Delivered for and by leading authors and speakers, QCon New York covers the most timely and innovative topics driving the evolution of enterprise software development today, including:

  • Architectures in Financial Applications
  • Programmable Web
  • The Agile Individual
  • Security: A Developers View
  • Java is Still Sexy / State of Java
  • Battle of The Clouds!
  • Big Data Paradigms

Neo Presentations At-A-Glance

What: "Spring Data - NoSQL, No Problems" speaking session by Peter Bell
When: Tuesday, June 19th at 10:50 am EDT in Salon D
Description: Learn how to easily leverage NoSQL data stores as diverse as MongoDB and Neo4j quickly and easily using Spring Data. Whether you want to replace a relational database or enhance it for certain classes of queries, Spring Data can make it easier to work with NoSQL data stores in Java. This session starts off with a categorization of the classes of NoSQL stores and the kind of use cases for each, followed by a more detailed look at the Mongo and Neo4j integration capabilities available in Spring Data.

What: "Highly Connected Data in NOSQL Databases" speaking session by Jim Webber
When: Wednesday, June 20th at 12:05 pm EDT in Salon D
Description: This talk covers the key ideas of NOSQL databases, focusing on the characteristics of graph databases for connected data. A rapid, code-focused example of the benefits of a graph database is offered with Neo4j, with a demonstration of methods to infer useful knowledge from connected, semi-structured data.

What: "REST in Practice: A Tutorial on Web-based Distributed Systems" tutorial by Jim Webber
When: Thursday, June 21st at 9:00 am EDT at Roebling/Gleason Room
Description: The Web is fast becoming a serious competitor to traditional enterprise architecture approaches. This tutorial will provide an introduction to RESTful Web Service techniques, both from theoretical and practical perspectives. Participants should be comfortable with distributed computing concepts, but won't need any particular integration or middleware experience.

What: "A Programmatic Introduction to Neo4j" tutorial by Jim Webber
When: Friday, June 22nd at 9:00 am EDT in Salon F
Description: Graph databases are an esoteric but powerful member of the NOSQL family. For highly connected data, graph databases can be thousands of times faster than relational databases, making Neo4j popular for managing complex data across many domains from finance to social, and telecoms to geospatial. The tutorial covers the core functionality from the Neo4j graph database, providing a mixture of theory and accompanying practical sessions to demonstrate the capabilities of graph data and the Neo4j database.

About the Speakers

Peter Bell
Peter Bell is a Neo Technology community member who regularly speaks on NoSQL topics and Neo4j. Professionally, he is Senior VP of Engineering and a Senior Fellow at General Assembly, a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship.

Jim Webber
Dr. Jim Webber is Chief Scientist with Neo Technology, where he researches and develops distributed graph databases and writes open source software. Jim is also coauthor of REST in Practice, and author of Developing Enterprise Web Services - An Architect's Guide, and is an active member of the development community, presenting regularly around the world.

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About Neo Technology
Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities to Telco's providing personalized customer services to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are adopting graph databases as the best way to model and query connected data. Neo Technology researchers have pioneered graph databases since 2000 and have been instrumental in bringing the power of the social graph to customers such as Adobe, Cisco, and Deutsche Telekom. Now in production for nine years, Neo4j is the world's leading graph database with the largest ecosystem of partners and tens of thousands of successful deployments worldwide.

Neo Technology is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

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