NodeEra User Manual

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NodeEra How To Videos

The Video Overview The following videos provide a great overview of NodeEra Functionality.  They are intended to be watched in order and tell the complete story of how to design a Neo4j data model using NodeEra. How To Reverse Engineer A Neo4j Database How To  Explore A Neo4j Database Using NodeEra Instance Diagrams How To ...

How To Forward Engineer a Neo4j Database

How To Forward Engineer A NodeEra Data Model Video – How To Forward Engineer A NodeEra Data Model A NodeEra data model consists of Node and Relationship Templates.  As you design these templates, you may specify Neo4j property constraints and indexes as a part of the design.  When you are satisfied with your design, you ...

How To Create A Template Diagram

How To Create A Template Diagram Video – How To Create A Template Diagram From Existing Node And Relationship Templates ...

How To Create An Instance Diagram

How To Create An Instance Diagram Instance Diagrams can be used to illustrate the nodes and relationships in an existing Neo4j database.  This video will illustrate how.  Watch the Video Instance Diagrams also provide a brainstorming function where you can experiment with different node and relationship designs on the fly. ...

How To Define Relationship Templates

Relationship Template Editor Video – How To Create A Relationship Template The NodeEra Relationship Template Editor provides the mechanism for defining Neo4j Relationships. The Relationship Template defines the combination of Node Templates, Properties, and Constraints that define a certain “type” of Relationship. Relationship Templates have a number of uses within NodeEra: Provide an understanding of ...

How To Define Node Templates

Node Template Editor Video – How To Create A Node Template The NodeEra Node Template Editor provides the mechanism for defining Neo4j Node Types. The Node Template defines the combination of Labels, Properties, and Constraints that define a certain “type” of node. You can think of this as something like a “table” definition in a ...

NodeEra Cypher Editor and Data Grid

NodeEra Cypher Editor And Data Grid NodeEra Cypher Editor Overview The NodeEra Cypher Editor provides a professional text editor for creating and running Cypher queries.  This is a tabbed interface so you can have many cypher queries open at the same time. The diagram above illustrates a Cypher query that was generated by NodeEra in ...

How To Reverse Engineer a Neo4j Database

How To Reverse Engineer An Existing Neo4j Database Watch the video Many data modelers/analysts will be starting with an existing property graph in Neo4j, but they don’t have to start their data model from scratch. NodeEra can scan your existing Neo4j database and discover the Node and Relationship templates based on the data already present ...

How To Manage Neo4j Connections

How To Manage Neo4j Connections In NodeEra The first thing you need to do in NodeEra is define your Neo4j connections. This allows NodeEra to login and run queries against a Neo4j Database. Watch The Video To define connections, you select the Schema / Neo4j Connection Manager menu option (see above). This will display the ...

NodeEra – Neo4j Schema Object Generation

NodeEra Schema Object Generation The NodeEra Schema Generation dialog box allows you to generate a file containing cypher create and/or drop statements for the schema object types that you choose. The output of the generation process is a file containing Cypher create and/or drop statements that can be executed immediately or saved for later execution. ...

NodeEra – Neo4j Schema Editor

NodeEra Schema Editor The NodeEra Schema Editor allows you to create and drop Neo4j schema objects. This includes constraints, users, and roles. These items can be created individually with easy to use UI’s or you can generate Cypher create and/or drop statements to process in bulk. This article describes how to create Neo4j schema objects ...