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Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery  2020, Vol. 4 Issue (7): 50-65    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.2096-3467.2020.0452
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Big Data Technology Stack Shifting: From SQL Centric to Graph Centric
Shen Zhihong1(),Zhao Zihao1,2,Wang Haibo1
1Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
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[Objective] The traditional SQL centric technology stack cannot handle multivariant and heterogeneous data management, large-scale network management, as well as complex network analysis. Therefore, we proposed a new graphic centric technology stack for big data.[Methods] First, we analyzed the advantages of graph-based data model and established a new graph centric technology stack. Then, we developed PandaDB, an intelligent fusion data management system.[Results] The new technology stack performed well in the applications of biological data network and scholar knowledge graph. PandaDB could manage structured and unstructured data fusion.[Limitations] It is difficult to further promote this technology stack due to the lack of supporting tools and complete application ecology.[Conclusions] Our new technology stack will play a greater role in big data applications.

Key wordsGraph Model      Graph Database      Data Warehouse      Technolgy Stack     
Received: 20 May 2020      Published: 25 July 2020
ZTFLH:  TP393  
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Shen Zhihong,Zhao Zihao,Wang Haibo. Big Data Technology Stack Shifting: From SQL Centric to Graph Centric. Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery, 2020, 4(7): 50-65.

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Multidimensional Analysis Interface of SQL in Apache Kylin
SQL Centric Technology Stack
Architecture of BigDAWG
名称 顶点规模 边规模 描述
Wiki-Talk 2 394 385篇文章 5 021 410条交流关系 Wikipedia Talk网络
Amazon0601 403 394类商品 3 387 388条“合买”(Co-purchasing) Amazon产品合买记录
Flickr 11 195 144张照片 34 734 221条“喜欢” Flickr照片及“喜欢”记录
USA Patents 3 774 768项专利 16 518 948条引用关系 美国专利(1975~1999年)及引用关系
DBLP Data 4 215 613篇论文 9 086 030条与作者的关系 DBLP论文及作者关系
musae-github 37 700个深度开发者 289 003条“关注” GitHub开发者关系网络
roadNet-CA 1 965 206个路口 2 766 607条道路 California公路网络
Size of Network Datasets
映射方法 顶点
关系模型 表的一行映射成一个顶点,每一列列映射成顶点的属性 主外键关联映射成边
KV模型 一个KV对映射成一个具有一个属性的顶点
列式模型 表的一行映射成一个顶点,每一列列映射成顶点的属性
文档模型 一个文档映射成一个顶点,文档的字段映射成顶点的属性 文档的嵌套关系映射成边
Representation of Graph Model for Other Models
Trend of Graph Database Development
History of Graph Computing Framework
Network for Terrorists’ Relationship
Graph Centric Big Data Technology Stack
Data Lake Management System Delta Lake
Graph Data Middle Platform
工具技术 以SQL为中心的技术栈 以图为中心的技术栈
数据库 关系数据库
数据湖 结构化、半结构化、非结构化数据的集中混搭式管理
数据仓库 多维数据仓库 多维数据仓库+图数据仓库,增强关系挖掘、社区挖掘等能力
ETL ETL多基于SQL进行 gETL:以图数据为主,包括实体抽取、关系抽取、实体消歧、链接预测等任务
大数据中台 数据服务以SQL报表、数据库CRUD为主 图数据:提倡以图为核心实现数据资产的管理,服务以网络分析、图谱可视化为主中台
Comparision of SQL Centric and Graph Centric Technology Stack
Structured and Unstructured Data in Property Graph Model
操作符 含义 示例
:: 计算x和y之间的相似度 x::y=0.7
~: 计算x和y是否相似? x~:y=true
!: 计算x和y是否不相似? x!:y=false
<: 计算x是否在y里 x<:y=true
>: 计算x是否包含y y>:x=true
Semantic Operation Symbols in CypherPlus for Package
Architecture of AIPM
Process of Cypher Query Execution
Architecture of PandaDB
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