[Neo4j] WebAdmin visualization tool for large DB ?

Rick Bullotta rick.bullotta at thingworx.com
Mon Oct 17 14:58:02 CEST 2011


Of course!

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From: user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org [mailto:user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org] On Behalf Of Jacob Hansson
Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 8:53 AM
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Subject: Re: [Neo4j] WebAdmin visualization tool for large DB ?

That would be really interesting!

I'll make a note of it and ping you when this gets up to the top of the
backlog, if that's ok with you?

/Jake

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Rick Bullotta
<rick.bullotta at thingworx.com>wrote:

> We're doing something similar as part of a "visual search" engine for
> ThingWorx. Our UX designers might be able to provide some
> recommendations/input on Neo4J DB visualization also.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org [mailto:user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org]
> On Behalf Of Jacob Hansson
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 8:30 AM
> To: Neo4j user discussions
> Subject: Re: [Neo4j] WebAdmin visualization tool for large DB ?
>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Rick Bullotta <
> rick.bullotta at thingworx.com
> > wrote:
>
> > I think that both Neo4J and webadmin should have the option of specifying
> > "first N" relationships as a "limiter".  This limit should be on a
> > per-relationship basis (e.g. the first "N" of each type, rather than
> simply
> > the first "N" relationships).  This way, you would be able to visualize
> all
> > of the relationship types that go in/out of the node, but not be
> overwhelmed
> > with one specific relationship type.  Also, it would be ideal if some
> visual
> > cue that there were more relationships of a given type could be provided
> > (e.g. a relationship line to a box labeled "...and 10,679 more"
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________
> > From: user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org [user-bounces at lists.neo4j.org] On
> > Behalf Of Pablo Pareja [ppareja at era7.com]
> > Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 6:44 AM
> > To: Neo4j user discussions
> > Subject: Re: [Neo4j] WebAdmin visualization tool for large DB ?
> >
> > Hi Mattias,
> >
> > what about the hypothetical scenario where there are ~ 1.000.000
> > relationships going out from a node,
> > would the visualization tool try to plot all theses relationships?
> > If not, would it first fetch them all and then plot a 1.000.000 group
> node?
> > Or would it rather plot something like* more than 'x' relationships
> coming
> > out from here*?
> >
>
> Currently, it would pull down all relationships, and render a group. Since
> we've added support for paging traversals since that code was written, we
> could do something like what Rick is suggesting. It would be fun to sketch
> a
> bit on how a UI like that could work..
>
> There is quite a bit of stuff in the webadmin backlog, so this won't get
> done right now, but it will eventually bubble to the top of the list :)
>
>
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Pablo
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Mattias Persson <
> > mattias at neotechnology.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Pablo,
> > >
> > > I don't think if there are any hard limits in the webadmin visualizer,
> It
> > > mostly depends on your computer and browser (what with the
> implementation
> > > of
> > > web workers and all) I'd say.
> > >
> > > 2011/10/13 Pablo Pareja <ppareja at era7.com>
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I was looking for a way to visualize and interact with small subsets
> of
> > > > large Neo4j databases, *(somehow*
> > > > *navigating through the data in order to have a general idea of how
> > > things
> > > > are organized at specific parts*
> > > > *of my DB)*.
> > > > So before starting to create my own solution to that, I'd like to
> know
> > > > which
> > > > are the limits/constraints of the new
> > > > WebAdmin tool ?* (in terms of number of rels/nodes in the
> neighborhood/
> > > > total DB)*
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Pablo
> > > >
> > > > --
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