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GCHQ/Gaffer: A large-scale entity and relation database (github.com)
4 points by tiniuclx 3 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments



For those who are unfamiliar, GCHQ is the UKs signal intelligence and security agency, similar to the NSA. They have open-sourced Gaffer, a graph database framework which provides fast queries across a large number of nodes and vertices.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_Communications_Head...


> Storage of arbitrary Java objects on the nodes and edges

Seems like a very strange choice instead of something a bit more cross platform.




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