Compose Articles

NewsBits - MongoDB 3.4, Amazon announcements, ReasonDB, Azure in a box, PHP 7.1.0, Git 2.11, Go 1.8 Beta and Node.js developments

NewsBits for the week ending December 2nd - MongoDB 3.4 goes generally available, Amazon announces and previews at Re:invent, building a box for Azure, ReasonDB is reasonable, PHP 7.1.0 and Git 2.11 are released, Go 1.8 is ready for beta testing, an…

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PostGraphQL: PostgreSQL meets GraphQL

GraphQL is a data query language that provides a flexible syntax for client applications to describe how data is consumed. The basic idea behind GraphQL is that, rather than consuming the data specified by the server, it's the client that specifies t…

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Building OHLC Data in PostgreSQL

In this Write Stuff article, Lucero Del Alba illustrates the power of PostgreSQL's aggregate and date functions to analyze financial data, and shows you how to display the results in a web browser using TechanJS. OHLC charts (open, high, low, close)…

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Emarsys – Making the Most of Compose

In this article, we take a look at long-time Compose customer, Emarsys, who runs Compose-hosted MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Redis for their micro-services architected marketing automation platform. Emarsys has been delivering email campaigns for customer…

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Connection Pooling with MongoDB

TL;DR Making proper use of connection pooling can massively improve the performance of your MongoDB deployment. At Compose we often get support tickets from customers asking about the performance of their MongoDB deployments. In many cases, these iss…

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DataLayer - Bootstrapping a Startup using Compose

At DataLayer, we had a long-time Compose user, Vikram Tiwari of Omni Labs present on how they bootstrapped their startup using Compose. Vikram submitted his talk, we promise we didn't ask him to, but we really liked what he had to say. Vikram is a fu…

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NewsBits - ArangoDB, Redis Cell, Fedora 25 and more

Compose's NewsBit's for the week ending November 25th - a quiet week with Thanksgiving in the US but it still saw ArangoDB getting funded, Redis getting a rusty module, Fedora 25 landing in Wayland, a question on the ethics of code, curl getting a se…

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Thanksgiving at Compose

It has been a good year for Compose in 2016 and it's at this time of year, when Thanksgiving comes around, we like think about what we want to give thanks for. As is now Compose tradition, we asked the people of Compose what they were thankful for th…

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Power Prototyping with MongoDB and Node-RED

Do you want to be able to quickly get your database backend fronted by a web service? Node-RED and MongoDB can be a powerful ally in your strategy and we'll show you how. Whether you're just getting started with a small toy project or about to embark…

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Using PostgreSQL through SQLAlchemy

In this Write Stuff article, Gareth Dwyer writes about using SQLAlchemy, a Python SQL toolkit and ORM, discussing the advantages of using it while performing database operations. He shows the differences between using raw SQL and using an ORM, and gi…

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