AWS releases Amazon Neptune to help health organizations build apps
The cloud-based managed graph database service allows health systems and life sciences companies to more easily manage connected datasets for application development.
AWS has rolled out its new Amazon Neptune technology, a cloud-based tool that enables healthcare organizations and others to manage complex connected data for faster application development.
The graph database service stores and navigates these datasets, allowing developers at health systems, life sciences companies and others to more easily make interactive graph apps, and query "billions of relationships with millisecond latency," according to the company.
Already, several customers have leveraged Neptune to create an array of tools, said AWS: social networks, recommendation engines, fraud detection tools, drug discovery apps and more.
The tool offers an alternative relational databases – an easier way for developers to make leading-edge apps that can understand and navigate billions of relationships between highly connected data, officials note.