Socialite, the Open Source Status Feed Part 2: Managing the Social Graph

Darren Wood

June 25, 2014

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There are many possible approaches to storing and querying relationships between users in social networks. This section will dive into the details of storing a social user graph in MongoDB. It will cover the various schema designs for storing the follower networks of users and propose an optimal design for insert and query performance, as well as looking at performance differences between them.

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