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Cypher Query Language

Cypher Query Language - Query language

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Cypher Query Language is a query language created in 2011.

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Cypher is a declarative graph query language that allows for expressive and efficient querying and updating of a property graph. Cypher is a relatively simple but still very powerful language. Very complicated database queries can easily be expressed through Cypher. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from Wikipedia:
MATCH (start:Content)-[:RELATED_CONTENT]->(content:Content) WHERE content.source = 'user' OPTIONAL MATCH (content)-[r]-() DELETE r, content

Keywords in Cypher Query Language

ALL AND AS ASC ASCENDING BY CALL CASE CONTAINS CREATE DELETE DESC DESCENDING DETACH DISTINCT ELSE END ENDS EXISTS IN IS LIMIT MANDATORY MATCH MERGE NOT ON ON OPTIONAL OR ORDER REMOVE RETURN SET SKIP STARTS THEN UNION UNWIND WHEN WHERE WITH XOR YIELD

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