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Last updated 5 months ago

Why do we need HC Nitro?

This Prototype tries to resolve the biggest hurdle of connecting our services together. This is not possible in a sane way using our current approach.

With this Prototype we can explore using the combination of GraphQL and the Neo4j Graph Database for achieving the connected nature of a social graph with better development experience, as we do not need to connect data on our own any more through weird table structures etc.

Advantages:

  • easier data structure

  • better connected data

  • easy to achieve "recommendations" based on actions (relations)

  • more performant and better to understand API

  • better API client that uses caching

We still need to evaluate the drawbacks and estimate the development cost of such an approach.