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From Avery Ching <>
Subject Re: Graphs and Map Queries
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:07:37 GMT
Hi Praveen,

You are right that Giraph is an offline graph computation 
infrastructure, not an online graph database.  You could try using 
MySQL, HBase, Cassandra, etc for online querying.


On 12/14/11 10:24 AM, Praveen Sripati wrote:
> Hi,
> If I am not wrong Giraph is for batch processing similar to Hadoop. 
> But, when I look for directions in Google Maps, the directions are 
> returned within seconds. The 'shortest path algorithm' might be used. 
> Are there any frameworks to get instantaneous results from graphs from 
> distributed systems?
> Regards,
> Praveen

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