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Beginning Neo4j by Chris Kemper

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CHAPTER 5

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Managing Your Data in Neo4j

Thanks to it being a graph database, Neo4j actually gives you a lot of freedom when it comes to how you structure your data. When you’re using something like MySQL, if you want to perform relationships, you have to adhere to certain rules. You’ll need to have some kind of joining table for the data to join the different tables. Of course the way you structure the data is still similar in some respects, such as relating one node to another, but you don’t need to use a table to do that; you could use a relationship, or a node and multiple relationships.

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