Articles in Compose view

Compose has your back(ups)

What if you deleted a deployment by mistake, or you wished you had access to a deployment's data that you deleted weeks or months ago? Compose has a solution to your problem and it doesn't involve sending a message to support. Compose database deploy…

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Compose View: Say hello to the Database Advocate

The Database Administrator is going away. That DBA is the old school DBA that guards the data assets of the company not only from outside interference but also from internal developers who might damage the reliability of the database. Yet that same D…

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Picking SQL or NoSQL? – A Compose View

Here's a question we hear a lot - Should I use SQL databases or NoSQL databases? It's a question that gets asked because often underlying it is another question - What's broken in SQL databases that NoSQL databases fixes? The answer to that one is mu…

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Ten Years of Git - A Compose View

Ten years ago today, Linus Torvalds checked "GIT - the stupid content tracker" into Git and began a revolution in software development. There are a lot of ways we remember ten years of Git at Compose, but Brandon Mathis's personal history with Git i…

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Stonebraker to Build New Database for Turing Awards

A Compose View Article Michael Stonebraker At Compose, we're all about databases and database people. One of those people is Michael Stonebraker who has just been awarded the first million dollar prize ACM Turing Award. It is an award he well…

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The Compose View: Redis Reminders

The reports about MongoDB security issues which we recently mentioned also caught the attention of Redis creator Salvatore Sanfilippo who posted a friendly reminder about securing your Redis installs and how, out-of-the-box, Redis has the same issues…

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The Compose View - The Million User Webchat?

We're all about databases at Compose and that means we see a lot of interesting articles about databases. The Compose View is a new space on the blog where we'll share some of those with you and tell you what we think about them. So without further a…

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