Flockdb: A Simple Graph Database for Social Media Training Course

Course Code



7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)


  • An understanding of database concepts
  • Experience with the command line


FlockDB is an open source distributed, fault-tolerant graph database for managing wide but shallow network graphs. It was initially used by Twitter to store relationships among users.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to set up and use a FlockDB database to help answer social media questions such as who follows whom, who blocks whom, etc.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure FlockDB
  • Understand the unique features of FlockDB, relative to other graph databases such Neo4j
  • Use FlockDB to maintain a large graph dataset
  • Use FlockDB together with MySQL to provide provide distributed storage capabilities
  • Query, create and update extremely fast graph edges
  • Scale FlockDB horizontally for use in on-line, low-latency, high throughput web environments


  • Developers
  • Database engineers

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Course Outline

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From £1250

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From £1100 (111)

Public Classroom

Location Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Swansea- Princess House2018-11-29 09:30:00£1100 / £1250
Exeter - The Senate2018-11-29 09:30:00£1100 / £1400
St Helier, Jersey, Channel Isles2018-12-03 09:30:00£1100 / £1575
Birmingham 2018-12-03 09:30:00£1100 / £1425
Leeds2018-12-05 09:30:00£1100 / £1450
Newcastle2018-12-06 09:30:00£1100 / £1300
Chimney House Sheffield2018-12-10 09:30:00£1100 / £1400
Reading TVP2018-12-11 09:30:00£1100 / £1365
Aberdeen - Berry Street2018-12-12 09:30:00£1100 / £1430
Swindon2018-12-12 09:30:00£1100 / £1275
Glasgow2018-12-13 09:30:00£1100 / £1450
Southampton2018-12-14 09:30:00£1100 / £1350
Bristol, Temple Gate2018-12-17 09:30:00£1100 / £1350
Oxford2018-12-19 09:30:00£1100 / £1375
Manchester, King Street2018-12-19 09:30:00£1100 / £1425
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