“If the industrial age was about building things, the social era is about connecting things, people and ideas.”
—NILOFER MERCHANTFOUNDER AND CEO, RUBICON CONSULTING
Topics Covered In This Chapter
A graph is a fairly abstract concept. It includes two basic components: vertices and edges. Even with such a simple model, graphs are suitable for modeling a number of domain areas. This forms the foundation for their usefulness as a major type of NoSQL database.
When you consider other properties of graphs, such as weights on edges, and operations you can perform on graphs, such as taking an intersection of two graphs, you have even ...