Working With Graphs in MongoDB
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  Asya Kamsky   Asya Kamsky
Lead Product Manager


Wednesday, February 1, 2017
02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Level:  Technical - Introductory

MongoDB is a popular document database used for a wide variety of applications. In this session we will look at using MongoDB for representing graphs.

In the first part of this talk we will look in detail at a reference implementation of an open source social platform backend called "Socialite" and how graph relationships can be modeled in MongoDB.

In the second part of the talk we will look at a new aggregation operation that we recently implemented for graph traversal and computing transitive closure. We will include an overview of the implementation details, including some of the challenges we faced and design decisions we made along the way.

Asya Kamsky is Lead Product Manager at MongoDB. She joined MongoDB as one of the company's first Solutions Architects. Prior to MongoDB, Asya spent seven years in similar positions at Coverity, a leading development testing company. Before that she spent 15 years working with relational databases as a developer, DBA, data architect and data warehousing specialist.

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