Dj Walker-Morgan

Articles by Dj Walker-Morgan

Dj Walker-Morgan is Compose's resident Content Curator, and has been both a developer and writer since Apples came in II flavors and Commodores had Pets.

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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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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NewsBits - SQL Server on Linux, CockroachDB, Citus 6.0, PostgreSQL parallelism, Linux entryism and more

The Compose NewsBits for the week ending November 18th - Microsoft's SQL Server is surprising on Linux, CockroachDB talks stability, Citus 6.0 is ready for multiple occupants, PostgreSQL serialization trips parallelisation, Linux gets opened with the…

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The mystery of etcd's rationed requests

With etcd in beta at Compose, the complexity of workloads on the database has been steadily increasing. That increasing workload means that we get to understand how users' tasks can load our databases as synthetic testing can only do so much. Our und…

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NewsBits - Not Yet MongoDB 3.4, Encrypted PostgreSQL, SQLPad, Rust, Ruby, Go and more

Compose NewsBits for the week ending November 11th - No, MongoDB 3.4 hasn't been released, encrypting PostgreSQL instances, a pad for your SQL, the latest in Rust, Ruby 2.4 progresses, Go is seven years old, Homebrew gets an update, Lagom starts to t…

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Getting Connected with RabbitMQ and Elasticsearch

The latest enhancement to Compose makes your life simpler and more secure with the introduction of TLS/SSL certificates backed and verified by Let's Encrypt. We've initially rolled out this new certificate scheme for users of RabbitMQ and Elasticsear…

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Arriving now on Compose - Let's Encrypt TLS Certificates

TL;DR: Compose Elasticsearch and RabbitMQ deployments are being offered an upgrade to easier, more reliable Let's Encrypt security certificate-backed connections. We've just begun rolling out a new way of securing your connections to Compose database…

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Write Stuff about Databases into 2017

TL;DR - Write about databases for Compose, get writing, get better, get published, get visibility, get paid. That's the Write Stuff at Compose. There's a $1000 bonus up for grabs in this cycle of Write Stuff. The Write Stuff project is where we ask y…

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NewsBits - Scylla 1.4 released, Datastax/Cassandra diverge, pgAdmin 4 updated, Amazon Linux for all and more

Compose NewsBits for the week ending November 4th - Scylla 1.4 builds on monitoring and tracing, Datastax unhooks itself from the Cassandra development train, pgAdmin 4's first update, Amazon's Linux AMI for all, updated curl, npmjs.org vs Microsoft'…

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