Massively Scalable Geographic Graph Analytics: InfiniteGraph and Uber’s Hexagonal Hierarchical Spatial Index
Many organizations are discovering the tremendous value that graph databases provide in solving complex problems on connected data. Where relational databases focus on the data in the data model, they struggle to derive value from the relationships between data items in the same data model. Graph databases are designed to derive value from both the data and the relationships in your data model.
What happens when the graph data you need to capture and analyze has a geographic element? What happens when much of your analysis becomes concerned with the “where” aspect of your data model?