Graph Data Models 101


When building an app, you might wonder which database is the best choice. A traditional relational database that you can query using SQL is a familiar choice, but does a relational database really provide a natural fit to your data model, and the performance that you need if your app goes viral and needs to scale up rapidly?

This tutorial takes a deeper look at data modeling using relational databases compared to graph databases like Dgraph, to give you a better understanding of the advantages of using a graph database to power your app. If you aren’t familiar with graph data models or graph databases, this tutorial was written for you.