As I mentioned several times before… Graphs are everywhere! Graph features are being introduced in SQL Server 2017. Offering graph database capabilities to model many-to-many relationships. The graph relationships are integrated into Transact-SQL and receive the benefits of using SQL Server as the foundational database management system.
What is a graph database?
In context, a graph database is a database that uses graph structures for semantic queries with nodes, edges and properties to represent and store data. A key concept of the system is the graph (or edge or relationship), which directly relates data items in the store. The relationships allow data in the store to be linked together directly…
Whats is a SQL Graph in SQL Server 2017?
A collection of node and edge tables. Node or edge tables can be created under any schema in the database, but they all belong to one logical graph. Only one graph can be created per database.