Getting started

Welcome to "Importing Data into Neo4j"!

In this course, you will explore some options and approaches for importing data into Neo4j:

  1. You will learn about tools and techniques for importing data into Neo4j.

  2. You will use the Neo4j data importer to create a graph database of movies from CSV files.

  3. Finally, you will learn how to prepare data for import and the considerations you should take when importing data into Neo4j.

What you need

You don’t need anything other than a browser to access and complete this course.

A blank Neo4j Sandbox instance has been created for you to use during this course.

You can open a Neo4j Browser window throughout this course by clicking the Toggle Sandbox button in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.

What is Neo4j Sandbox?

Neo4j Sandbox is a free service that allows you to create pre-populated Neo4j instances.

Neo4j Sandbox is the perfect environment for experimenting with Neo4j.

You can log into Neo4j Sandbox and create a database with many pre-populated datasets by visiting

Extending Your Sandbox Instance

By default, a Neo4j sandbox instance exists for 3 days. You can extend it for another 7 days by going to the sandbox site and extending it in the details (right-most down arrow) for the blank sandbox.

How to extend your Neo4j Sandbox instance


You are ready to get started with the course.


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