Neo4J with Docker Compose
Neo4J is a graph database available for quite a long time. They are actually pioneering this area for years and Neo4J is stable solution in this area. My current project is using Neo4J as the one for database backends so its great time to dig into it. First step is to read some documentation and run this locally in docker, so I can play with.
- Top Ten Reasons for Choosing Neo4j
- Graph Database Use Cases
- Neo4J Documentation
- free book Graph Data Science For Dummies
- Spring data for Neo4J reference guide
To run current Neo4J version locally in Docker, we can create following docker-compose.yml file:
version: '3.7' services: neo4j: image: neo4j:4.2.5 restart: unless-stopped ports: - 7474:7474 - 7687:7687 volumes: - ../tmp/neo4j/conf:/conf - ../tmp/neo4j/data:/data - ../tmp/neo4j/import:/import - ../tmp/neo4j/logs:/logs - ../tmp/neo4j/plugins:/plugins environment: # Raise memory limits - NEO4J_dbms_memory_pagecache_size=1G - NEO4J_dbms.memory.heap.initial_size=1G - NEO4J_dbms_memory_heap_max__size=1G
To run container we can simply issue following command from console:
Neo4J should be now running and available with UI using local URL: http://localhost:7474/browser/ .