Monday, 21 August 2017

New in SQL Server 2017: Graph Databases

David has recorded and published a video of his presentation on SQL Server Graph Database. In his video which you can watch below, David provides an excellent introduction into SQL Server 2017 Graph Databases. In his presentation he looks at Tennis results at tournaments for  his favourite player "The Fed"  Rodger Federer.

David  shows how to set up graph database and work with them in SQL Server 2017.

Graph Database is not new. Other vendors have had graph database capabilities for some time so Microsoft are quite late to the market. In David presentation it appears that Microsoft have done a reasonable job of implementing some of the graph database features but he does point some of the limitations of the Microsoft product too and suggests that it is not ready for production yet but Microsoft seem serious about this feature.

Please watch the video and feel free to leave a comment or feedback - David is delivering a version of this talk on Graph databases in SQL Saturday Katowice in Poland on Saturday 16th September 2017 so any feedback will help David tweak his presentation

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  1. Excellent introduction David to a subject I knew little about.

  2. I'm glad you liked it - I'll inform David there is a comment for him

  3. Great video but is David a time traveler? He did not do this presentation until September 16, 2017 (look at lower left corner) and it is August 22, 2017 today... Mystery!

    1. Well spotted. That's the date I am presenting this at SQL Saturday Katowice in Poland


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