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July 2014

Is SNB like Facebook's LinkBench?

  • Posted on: 29 July 2014
  • By: Peter Boncz
table showing which kind of graph data management system might be tested for the three different  SNB workloads.

In this post, I will discuss in some detail the rationale and goals of the design of the Social Network Benchmark (SNB) and explain how it relates to real social network data as in Facebook, and in particular FaceBook's own graph benchmark called LinkBench. We think SNB is the most intricate graph database benchmark to date (it's also available in RDF!), that already has made some waves. SNB recently receiv

Social Network Benchmark goals

  • Posted on: 24 July 2014
  • By: Josep Larriba Pey

Social Network interaction is amongst the most natural and widely spread activities in the internet society, and it has turned out to be a very useful way for people to socialise at different levels (friendship, professional, hobby, etc.). As such, Social Networks are well understood from the point of view of the data involved and the interaction required by their actors.