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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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Compose Notes: MongoDB, MongoDB Classic and MongoDB 3.2.8

A quicker way to identify your MongoDB deployment and the latest update to MongoDB itself are detailed in this edition on Compose Notes, the small and important things which are happening on Compose. MongoDB vs MongoDB Classic We've been asked to mak…

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Compose's Little Bits 43 - PostgreSQL updates and beta, Markets, Queues, Fast.com, Open vSwitch and more

Security updates for PostgreSQL and a new 9.6 beta, what next for the database market, job queues for RethinkDB, how they made Fast.com fast, Open vSwitch's new home, PyPy gets Mozilla money, Linux's TCP Stack problem, are your secrets safe in a secu…

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GeoFile: Converting and importing shapefiles for Compose PostgreSQL and MongoDB

GeoFile is a series dedicated to looking at geographical data, its features and its uses. In this article, we discuss how to convert shapefiles into SQL and GeoJSON and import them into Compose PostgreSQL and MongoDB. When viewing geographical data o…

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Meteor 1.4, MongoDB and Compose - Ready to Oplog

With a switch to newer MongoDB drivers and other low level improvements, the new Meteor 1.4 works much better with Compose's MongoDB. That means that we now recommend that users migrate to Meteor 1.4 to get the best performance and reliability with t…

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