openCypher: The 'SQL for Graphs' —
The CEO of Neo4j outlines the need for a common graph query language (a la SQL for relational databases) and unveils Cypher, an open attempt at a vendor-independent graph query language.
MariaDB 10.1 Stable Released —
MariaDB is a community-developed fork of MySQL by the original creators of MySQL. 10.1 includes a full ‘data at rest’ encryption system, password validation, and it can act as a slave to MySQL.
Neo4j (Graph Database) 2.3 Released —
Has a range of new features, from a fully off-heap cache and a faster query optimizer, to schema improvements and official support for Docker.