Evaluation of a Design Method for Graph Database

  • Noa Roy-HubaraEmail author
  • Lior Rokach
  • Bracha Shapira
  • Peretz Shoval
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 318)


We present an evaluation of a new design method of a graph database schema (GDBS). The method is based on an Entity-Relationship diagram (ERD) of the domain of application, which is mapped to a GDBS in a two-step process, according to specific rules. Following the development of the method, we evaluate it via a controlled experiment in which we compared it with alternative design methods. The results indicate that the proposed method improves the design of a graph database.


Graph database Conceptual modeling Conceptual schema ERD GDBS NoSQL 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noa Roy-Hubara
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lior Rokach
    • 1
  • Bracha Shapira
    • 1
  • Peretz Shoval
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Ben-Gurion University of the NegevBe’er ShevaIsrael
  2. 2.Netanya CollegeNetanyaIsrael

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