At the end of the NODES conference opening Keynote, Neo4j presents a demo of sub 20ms query performance on a graph of 11 shards, 101 shards and 1129 shards. Quite an impressive feat. Then the CEO asks “is this too good to be True?”. TLDR: Yes. Well, let’s find out why.
The “code” for the demo was released on github so we can dive in. We will start with the weirdest part of the code:Continue reading