What is Beam?
A distributed knowledge graph store. Knowledge graphs are suitable for modeling data that is highly interconnected by many types of relationships, like encyclopedic information about the world.
Beam is a tool in the Graph Databases category of a tech stack.
Beam is an open source tool with 1.5K GitHub stars and 78 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Beam's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Beam?
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Beam.
Docker, Visual Studio Code, Kubernetes, Go, and Kafka are some of the popular tools that integrate with Beam. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Beam.
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