NoSQL Search Roadshow Berlin 2013

Stefan Plantikow, Developer at Neo technology

Stefan Plantikow

Biography: Stefan Plantikow

Stefan Plantikow is a computer scientist and now works as an engineer with neo technology where he takes part in developing the Cypher query language and the graph database Kernel. He studied computer and speech science, worked on enterprise application integration in the industry, and as a researcher in distributed systems, data management, and graph sharding at the Zuse Institute in Berlin.

In his free time, he has a passion for next generation programming languages and helps to organize the c-base community in Berlin, famous for its many IT related venues, presentations and activities.

Presentation: Introduction to Graph Databases

Time: Thursday 11:40 - 12:30 / Location: To be announced

Join this presentation for a high level introduction to graph databases.This talk demonstrates how graph databases fit within the NOSQL space, and where they are most appropriately used. In this session you will learn: 
  • Overview of NOSQL
  • Why graphs matter
  • Overview of Neo4j

Presentation: Introduction to world's leading graph database vendor: Neo Technology

Time: Thursday 11:45 - 12:30 / Location: To be announced

In this session you will learn who Neo Technology is and what the typical use cases for commercial customers are to use a graph database to solve their business problem. Why are customers choosing a graph database? What are the typical benefits that they encountered? The presentation is very useful for business representatives, CIOs and IT directors that do not want to have a technical deep dive yet but want to understand why Neo is enterprise ready!  


Workshop: Neo4j Training

Time: Thursday 14:15 - 17:45 / Location: To be announced

This tutorial covers the core functionality of the Neo4j graph database. With a mixture of theory and hands-on practice sessions, attendees will quickly learn how easy it is to develop a Neo4j-backed application.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Neo4j
  • Overview of Cypher query language
  • Data modelling
  • Social use cases including recommendations
  • Other case studies in real world domains
  • Opportunity to consult on current projects, possible implementations and proof of concepts

Attendees won't need any previous experience with Neo4j, NOSQL databases or specific development languages, but will need their own laptop with Neo4j installed.