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Version: 2.0

Create a Project with Movie Data

Learn how to use GraphGrid by transferring your graph data into the GraphGrid Dashboard. The Dashboard is where projects can be created to visualize and interact with your knowledge graphs using GraphGrid. The goal of this tutorial is to interact with the GraphGrid Dashboard by setting up a movie graph that we will create in ONgDB. The Search and Showme tutorials are built off of this one so make sure you have success with these basics!


Learn better by seeing it done? Follow along with our Movie Database video tutorial

Create Movie Graph in ONgDB

GraphGrid Manager sets data triggers so that data can be transferred between GraphGrid Curator Dashboard and ONgDB, the graph database. The data trigger adds a GraphGridResource node label to each node. This is how the GraphGrid Curator Dashboard recognizes and displays nodes from the graph database.

First, you'll log in to ONgDB. If you do not already have ONgDB running in your browser, navigate to localhost:7474. If you did not change the default password and username for ONgDB, use username: ongdb and password: admin to log in. You can find the username and password for ONgDB in the data/env/ongdb.env directory in the package.

Once successfully logged in, run :play movie graph in the query bar. This query will open up a guide to the "Movie Graph" application. Follow along through the second step where the movie data is queried and created. If you run the Geequel query MATCH (m:Movie) RETURN m you should see a bunch of Movie nodes! Click on them to expand their relationships to Person nodes.

Add Data to The Dashboard

Now we're ready to log in to the Dashboard. You can find the Dashboard on port 80 of your environment server. For example, if you are using your local environment you can find it at localhost:80. You can also get there by visiting localhost/login. If you have not updated the username and password via GraphGrid Security, log in with the default username and password.

Default username: graphgrid
Default password: graphgrid

Once logged in, create an empty Project called "Movie Database". Next, execute a Geequel query using the graph query editor. To get to the editor, click the </> button.


Once in the editor, run this Geequel query to return all of the nodes on your graph:


To render the Movie Database query results visually, click add query results Add_Query_Results_Button to add all nodes and relationships to the graph.


Your data is now visually represented in the GraphGrid Dashboard!


Up Next: GraphGrid Search Basics

Up Next, learn how to use GraphGrid Search using the Movie Database!

If you don't want to follow along with the walkthrough anymore, you can reset the database.

To wipe the database run this Geequel command:


This will completely wipe all the data from the database.


This command will delete resource nodes that are integral for other modules to run properly (i.e. Manager, GraphGridVersion, and GraphGridProjectVersion). After wiping the database, reset the package to refresh the application and the required resource nodes will be re-created.