SOURCE: Neo Technology

Neo Technology

March 18, 2013 09:03 ET

Neo Technology CEO to Present at GigaOM Structure:Data Conference in New York City

Graph Database Pioneer, Emil Eifrem, to Join Panel on 'Upcoming Database Technologies That Are Not Hadoop'

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) - Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced that CEO and "Graph Databases" book co-author, Emil Eifrem, will present at the GigaOM Structure:Data conference, taking place in New York City from March 20 - 21, 2013. Eifrem will join a panel discussion titled "Four for the Future: Upcoming Database Technologies That Are Not Hadoop," on Thursday, March 21st at 4:40 p.m. EDT.

Panel Details At-A-Glance

What: "Four for the Future: Upcoming Database Technologies That Are Not Hadoop"


  • Moderator: David Linthicum - Research expert at GigaOM Pro
  • Emil Eifrem - Founder and CEO of Neo Technology and "Graph Databases" book co-author
  • Damian Black - CEO of SQLstream 
  • Andrew Cronk - CEO of TempoDB 
  • Ryan Garrett - VP of Products at MemSQL

When: Thursday, March 21st at 4:40 p.m. EDT

Where: Pier Sixty, The Chelsea Piers in New York City

Panel Description: Hadoop is not the only option for databases, at least in the future. This session features four contenders that offer the very best database alternatives to Hadoop that we think you should be looking at. The panel will discuss how and why these database technologies came about, what domains they service and why they are a better choice than just plain old Hadoop.

About Emil Eifrem:
Emil Eifrem is the founder of the Neo4j open source graph database project, which is the most widely deployed graph database in the world. As the CEO of Neo4j's commercial sponsor, Neo Technology, Emil now spreads the word about the powers of graphs everywhere. He is a co-author of the O'Reilly Media book "Graph Databases" and presents regularly at leading conferences around the world, including JAOO, JavaOne, QCon, and OSCON.

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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 Germany, UK, France, Belgium, Sweden, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

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