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Category: Amazon Neptune

Discover new insights from your data using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Amazon Neptune

A relational database is like a multitool: it can do many things, but it’s not perfectly suited to all tasks. For example, suppose a police department has been using a relational database to perform crime data analysis. As their breadth of sources and volume of data grows, they start to experience performance issues in querying […]

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Announcing the General Availability of openCypher support for Amazon Neptune

Today, we announced the general availability of openCypher query language support with Amazon Neptune. Now you can use openCypher with Neptune to build or migrate graph applications to a fast, reliable, and fully managed graph database. You can use the relationships in your data to expand your businesses by building knowledge graphs to link and […]

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Explore the semantic knowledge graphs without SPARQL using Amazon Neptune with Rhizomer

This is a guest post written by Roberto García, Associate Professor and Deputy Vice-rector for Research & Transfer at Universitat de Lleida, Spain. In this post, we illustrate how to use the Rhizomer web application to interact with knowledge graphs available as semantic data from an Amazon Neptune instance through its SPARQL endpoint. Neptune is […]

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Combine Amazon Neptune and Amazon OpenSearch Service for geospatial queries

Many AWS customers are looking to solve their business problems by storing and integrating data across a combination of purpose-built databases. The reason for that is purpose-built databases provide innovative ways to build data access patterns that would be challenging or inefficient to solve otherwise. For example, we can model highly connected geospatial data as […]

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Use Docker containers to deploy Graph Notebooks on AWS

Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. Whether you’re creating a new graph data model and queries, or exploring an existing graph dataset, it can be useful to have an interactive query environment that allows you […]

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Auto scale your Amazon Neptune database to meet workload demands

Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications with highly connected datasets. You can use Neptune to build fraud detection, entity resolution, product recommendation, and knowledge graph applications. Built on open standards, Neptune enables developers to use three popular open-source graph query languages […]

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Build interactive graph data analytics and visualizations using Amazon Neptune, Amazon Athena Federated Query, and Amazon QuickSight

Customers have asked for a way to interact with graph datasets in Amazon Neptune using business intelligence (BI) tools such as Amazon QuickSight. Although some BI tools offer generic HTTP connectors that allow you to define a set of REST API calls to extract data from REST endpoints, you have to predefine either Gremlin or […]

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Build purpose-built database AMIs using Amazon EC2 Image Builder

Managing virtual machine images that you standardize through configuration, consistent security patching, and hardening (also called “golden images”) is a time-consuming task. System administrators and database administrators responsible for these tasks have to define the characteristics of these images (such as which software to pre-install, which versions to use, and which security configurations to apply). […]

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Building a data discovery solution with Amundsen and Amazon Neptune

This blog post was last reviewed or updated May, 2022. September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. In this post, we discuss the need for a metadata and data lineage tool and the problems it solves, how to rapidly deploy it in the language you prefer using […]

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