Remember how useful it was to see how MapReduce translates to SQL? In a similar vein, Andrés Taylor dives into Cypher, the Neo4j querying language introduced in Neo4j 1.4, explaining it from the perspective of an SQL person:
Unlike SQL which operates on sets, Cypher predominantly works on subgraphs. The relational equivalent is the current set of tuples being evaluated during a SELECT query.
Original title and link: Neo4j Querying for SQL People ( ©myNoSQL)