Compose Articles

Scylla 1.3, Conferences, Apollo, CockroachDB, gRPC, Redbot and more : Compose's Little Bits 45

Scylla is thrifty with 1.3, Conferences to go to, Apollo's typescripted GraphQL re-write, CockroachDB's code yellow, gRPC hits 1.0, Redbot's graphical chatbot, Redisson's Redis-backed Java objects, tales of terror from JavaScript testing and PicoLisp…

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Debugging Lua in Redis

A little while ago, we published a speed guide to Redis's Lua scripting. It's super useful stuff and almost immediately, the question was asked "But how do we debug these scripts?". Until Redis 3.2, the answer was "Very, very carefully" but Redis 3.2…

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DataLayer Exposed: Speaker Jason Denizac

Jason Denizac from Zendesk is talking at DataLayer and we couldn't wait to hear what will be talking about. So we sat down with him and he told us how at Zendesk they've ported their old REST APIs over to GraphQL and how that's changed how they deliv…

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GeoFile: Spatial Reference Systems and Databases

GeoFile is a series dedicated to looking at geographical data, its features and its uses. In this article, we discuss spatial reference systems, what EPSG codes are, and how databases handle and transform them. Having and knowing what the right spati…

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Compose Notes - Cloud naming and a password warning

Cloud Names When people have a number of database deployments with Compose, it could be hard remembering which cloud platform they are on. We already have Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SoftLayer (SL) hosting available and there's always more cloud pl…

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Compose Travelogue - Montreal

The final stop for the Compose Travelogue was Montreal, the home of Jérôme Gravel-Niquet, or as we call him, @jerome. Montreal is a fascinating city - the police were all dressed in a sort of plain clothes vibe due to a long running dispute with the…

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Postgres-BDR, MongoDB, Hexastores, Sophia, Go, Powershell and more - Compose's Little Bits 44

Postgres-BDR goes 1.0, MongoDB updates the stable and development branches, a look at Hexastores, Sophia's key/value storage gets rows, Go goes 1.7, PowerShell goes open source, Github makes page publishing easier, GnuPG gets fixed randomness, Apple…

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New Import for Compose MongoDB

We're pleased to announce that we are now enabling importing on MongoDB on Compose. Although MongoDB/Classic has had import options for some time, the newer SSL-enabled, WiredTiger supporting MongoDB on Compose has, up until now, not had any import o…

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What You Need to Know to Extend NiFi

Generic data tools often miss the mark. Most data is nuanced and idiosyncratic. At the high level, data flow and transformation tasks are essentially the same, but when you get down to implementation level, small differences in the data often means t…

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Making the Most of Compose - icanmakeitbetter

At icanmakeitbetter, the mix of the Elixir language and Compose's MongoDB databases are key components of the stack that powers the company's market research platform. Your most enthusiastic customers are often the best teachers for any company. Larg…

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