Building applications

Quick start guides

The following guides describe how to create a simple Hello, World! program that connects to the Memgraph database and executes simple queries:

Supported Languages

If users wish to query Memgraph programmatically, they can do so using the Bolt protocol. Bolt was designed for efficient communication with graph databases and Memgraph supports versions 1 and 4 of the protocol. Bolt protocol drivers for some popular programming languages are listed below:

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Secure connections are supported and disabled by default. The server initially ships with a self-signed testing certificate. The certificate can be replaced by editing the following parameters in /etc/memgraph/memgraph.conf:


To disable SSL support and use insecure connections to the database you should set both parameters (--bolt-cert-file and --bolt-key-file) to empty values.