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Wed Apr 29 21:31:29 CEST 2009

connected to via the COLOR relationship containing the name "PURPLE" or
"FUSIA" in the relationship.

For some reason I thought it was more expensive (in terms of traversal time)
to look up a property on a relationship than to simply pass a named
relationship type.

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Johan Svensson <johan at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I would not recommend to use large amounts of different (dynamically
> created) relationship types. It is better to use well defined
> relationship types with an additional property on the relationship
> whenever needed. The limit is actually not 64k but 2^31, but having
> large amounts of relationship types like 10k-100k+ will reduce
> performance and consume a lot of memory.
> Regards,
> Johan
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Max De Marzi Jr. <maxdemarzi at>
> wrote:
> > Can somebody verify the max number of relationship types? If it is 64k,
> is
> > there a way to increase it without significant effort?
> >
> >
> >>  I believe you can have something like 64k
> >> relationship types, so using the relationship type for the route name is
> >> possible.
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