Graph Databases - Reading Assignment

  1. What is a graph?
    A graph is an abstract data type to model data that contains objects which are in someway related to each other

  2. What is an edge?
    a line or edge describes the relationship between nodes.

  3. What is a vertex?
    A vertex, also node, is an entity object and it is comparable to a row in a SQL database.

  4. Why would we want to use a graph database instead of a normal SQL database?
    If you have to describe complex relationships this type of database is more efficient.