Cypher Sleuthing: Tips and Tricks for Querying a Graph Database

Programming Languages

Searching for ways to improve your knowledge and skill in writing queries with graph data? While many marketing and sales messages tell us graphs are easier to understand and relatable for other users, writing and structuring graph queries is often different than the skills we currently possess. So how can we up-skill without the pain and time of trial-and-error? Join us as we dive into the structure of a graph database and understand how queries operate. To help us understand the query logic, we will explore tools and tricks to finding out where things went wrong or where we can optimize our queries. We will cover tips and tricks, as well as pitfalls, to help us avoid future road blocks or performance hits. Come to this session to see how to navigate graph data with confidence to retrieve accurate and performant results!

Scheduled on Tuesday from 14:30 to 15:20 in Room B

Data Structures
Query Language

Jennifer Reif


Jennifer Reif is a Developer Relations Engineer at Neo4j, conference speaker, blogger, and an avid developer and problem-solver. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Management and Information Systems and has worked with large enterprises to organize and make sense of widespread data assets and leverage them for maximum business value. She has worked with a variety of commercial and open source tools and enjoys learning new technologies, sometimes on a daily basis! Her passion is finding ways to organize chaos and deliver software more effectively.