Traditional relational databases — ironically — are not that good at the complex relationships some modern applications need. Multiple joins and complex sub-queries can gradually take a toll on performance. Graph Databases, on the other hand, are all about relationships. In this talk we will look at using the popular Neo4j graph database with PHP to build efficient relational data for OmNomHub: not your average recipe site.
Michelle is co-president of PHPWomen, an inclusive & global network providing support within the PHP community. She also works as a software developer at Liip, based in Zürich, Switzerland. She loves anything community related and is a big advocate of Open Source. She is a code-passionate colourful geek and with more than 10 years of PHP experience she is eager to share her extensive knowledge.
The meeting starts at 19h at Liip's new place at Limmatstrasse 183, five minutes from Zurich's main station.
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