What is the N+1 Problem in GraphQL?

A crash course on a surprisingly common problem

Once you get beyond the basics of GraphQL, you’ll likely hear people talk about the “N+1 problem.” This might seem scary, it does sound like O(N) notation, which is usually the last thing you hear before your whiteboard interview implodes. But, rest assured this is a simple concept hiding behind a computer science-y name.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store