Kenny Bastani is an accomplished software development consultant and entrepreneur with 10+ years of industry experience as a front-end and back-end engineer. Kenny has demonstrated leadership in designing and developing enterprise-grade web applications for high-volume, high-availability environments, with innovative focuses on solving unsupervised machine learning problems that enable businesses to better manage their institutional memory. As both an entrepreneur and software designer based in the SF Bay Area, Kenny has gained valuable experience leading teams in both product design and software architecture.
As companies like Facebook and Google have introduced us to Graph Search and the Knowledge Graph, developers are learning the benefits of graph database architectures. Graph databases, like Neo4j, have increased in popularity by nearly 250% from last year - the highest among all other DBMS categories, according to db-engines.com. Join Kenny Bastani as we look at the benefits of using a graph database, explore various use cases and walkthrough creating a movie recommendation app on Neo4j 2.0.