Compose Articles

Asynchronous Joins Using RabbitMQ

Don Omondi, Campus Discounts' founder and CTO, talks about their use case of fetching data from multiple databases and joining them using RabbitMQ RPCs in this new Write Stuff article. Technology keeps evolving and fast. Early last month, web browsi…

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NewsBits - PostgreSQL Tips, RethinkDB post-mortem, Go IDE, and more

NewsBits for the week ending January 20th: Some PostgreSQL tips and SSL news, the RethinkDB post-mortem, a JetBrains Go IDE announced, and a brief comparison of some Functional Javascript systems. NewsBits is database news, developer news, cloud news…

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GeoFile: Elasticsearch Geo Queries

GeoFile is a series dedicated to looking at geographical data, its features, and uses. In this article, we'll be covering Elasticsearch and its Geo mapping datatypes, geo_point and geo_shape, and Geo querying capabilities. We'll show you how to const…

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Designing the UFC Moneyball

Using big data analysis on sports? Gigi Sayfan takes us through doing just that with Cassandra/Scylla, MySQL, and Redis. In this Compose's Write Stuff article, he shows us how he constructs his own Moneyball. Sports and big data analysis are a great…

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ReadMe Conquering the Data Layer

Compose has helped many businesses by taking care of their data layer so that they can focus on building great products. ReadMe founder Gregory Koberger sat down with us to talk about their quest to make developer documentation easy, and how they cho…

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The Well Connected Rabbit

Compose's RabbitMQ can help your business and in this Write Stuff article, Ken Whipday shows how it has helped Tripcatcher. He'll show how to set up a basic AMQP message queue with NodeJS and then move on to Rabbot's powerful abstraction for RabbitMQ…

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NewsBits - MongoDB ransoms, Python and PostgreSQL, Eagles and Beams and more

NewsBits for the week ending January 13th: MongoDB ransoms continue, picking the right PostgreSQL/Python driver, Apache Eagle and Beam are now full Apache projects, the best of The Morning Paper, Go 1.8 RC1 is here, automatically making your JavaScri…

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Building JavaScript Microservices with SenecaJS and Compose

Database-backed microservices are powerful and in this article we show how to use SenecaJS, NodeJS and Compose databases to create a virtual product catalog using them. Microservices are making a huge dent in the web development world, with companie…

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Redis and MongoDB in the biomedical domain

Varun Singh, a software engineer at IBM's Watson Health, looks at how to use MongoDB and Redis to manage biomedical data in this guest article. For bioinformatics software engineers, unstructured data is a fact of everyday life. From centralized repo…

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Compose Notes: New alerts for Redis

In early 2016, we introduced the ability to view the Redis slow log in the Compose console. For 2017, we thought we'd make it a little more noticeable. The Redis slow log records any commands which took longer than a particular time to execute. Redi…

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