Compose Articles

Compose NewsBits: PostgreSQL 9.6, Neural Redis, GraphQL, Nmap, Erlang, SETI and chatbots

Compose NewsBits for the week ending September 30th: PostgreSQL 9.6 is out and so is PostGIS 2.3 and Barman 2.0, Redis gets a neural plugin to embed machine learning in the database, GraphQL gets some nice examples, Nmap gets an update, Erlang's nice…

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GeoFile: Getting the distance using Redis and PostgreSQL

GeoFile is a series dedicated to looking at geographical data, its features and uses. In this article, we discuss getting the distance between two points on a map and how Redis and the PostgreSQL extension PostGIS approach this problem. The most comm…

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Powering social feeds and timelines with Elasticsearch

Evolving from MongoDB and Redis to Elasticsearch, Campus Discounts' founder and CTO Don Omondi talks about how and why the company made the switch to power their user recommendation feeds. Campus Discounts is a social network where students find and…

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Compose Notes: Singapore now online

Well, if last week's announcement of three new regions in Oregon, Frankfurt and Sydney to house your Compose databases wasn't enough, then we have a little more news for you. Compose is now live in Amazon Web Service's Singapore data centers too. We…

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Compose and Seattle: Unremoting and DataLayer

This week sees a Compose tradition taking place in Seattle as the whole, much expanded Compose team gets together to work together and to be there for the DataLayer conference. The Unremoting, as we call it is the way we bring an all-remote company t…

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Compose NewsBits: CouchDB 2.0, Elastic 5.0 beta, MySQL InnoDB Cluster, TypeScript 2.0 and more.

Compose NewsBits for the week ending September 23rd: CouchDB 2.0 gets released and comfortable, Elasticsearch 5.0 gets to beta, Oracle previews MySQL InnoDB Cluster, PostgreSQL BDR and PostGIS are coming, TypeScript 2.0 takes on null, HomeBrew fermen…

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Getting Started with Compose's ScyllaDB

Getting started with ScyllaDB is easy since it is a drop in replacement for Apache's Cassandra database. For all intents and purposes, Scylla looks just like Cassandra to your code. So much so that Scylla even uses Cassandra's drivers. The main diffe…

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Talking ScyllaDB with CTO Avi Kivity

We recently sat down with CTO of ScyllaDB, Avi Kivity, to talk about Scylla, its roots, how it approaches being Cassandra compatible, and where Scylla is going from here. Dj Walker-Morgan: Hi Avi, as you know, at Compose we are just rolling out Scyl…

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Compose now in Oregon, Frankfurt and Sydney

Do you need your databases in the proximity of the state of Oregon, the vicinity of Frankfurt, Germany or somewhere near Sydney, Australia? If so, the we have good news as we've now got Compose availability in all those locations. Our operations team…

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ScyllaDB's come to Compose

ScyllaDB has arrived on Compose and it already looks like it's set to be a favorite with polyglot persistent developers. The wide-column-store is directly compatible with the Java based Apache Cassandra but being implemented in C++ and focused on opt…

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