What are the pros and cons of a graph database under NoSQL databases?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

Following are the pros and cons of a graph database which is a type of NoSQL databases: –

Pros of using graph database:

  • These are tailor-made for the networking applications. A social network is a good example of this.
  • They can also be perfect for an object-oriented programming system.

Cons of using graph database:

  • Since the degree of interconnection between nodes is high in graph database, so it is not suitable for network partitioning.
  • Also, graph databases don’t scale out well in NoSQL databases.

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