Everything is a Node in FactEngine, bar Edges

In defense of graphs within graphs — and/or hypergraphs

Victor Morgante
4 min readFeb 3, 2023

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For those of you familiar with FactEngine Query Language (FEQL), you may have noticed that every piece of data is considered as if it were a node in a graph database. Take the following FEQL query for instance:

The FEQL query is asking to show a list of employees that are based in the country, UK, from the underlying database.

But do we know whether ‘Country’ is a table in a relational database, or a node type…

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