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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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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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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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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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Store Result Sets with Materialized Views in PostgreSQL

Lucero Del Alba talks about using PostgreSQL's materialized views to process large amounts of data without slowing down your database in this new Write Stuff article, showing how to efficiently create, access, update, and delete them. In this article…

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Building OHLC Data in PostgreSQL

In this Write Stuff article, Lucero Del Alba illustrates the power of PostgreSQL's aggregate and date functions to analyze financial data, and shows you how to display the results in a web browser using TechanJS. OHLC charts (open, high, low, close)…

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Using PostgreSQL through SQLAlchemy

In this Write Stuff article, Gareth Dwyer writes about using SQLAlchemy, a Python SQL toolkit and ORM, discussing the advantages of using it while performing database operations. He shows the differences between using raw SQL and using an ORM, and gi…

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Formatted SQL in Python with Psycopg’s Mogrify

In this Compose Write Stuff Addon, Lucero Del Alba takes a look at the problem of viewing queries sent to a server, and how to solve this problem by using Psycopg's mogrify. Do you want to shed light on a favorite feature in your preferred database?…

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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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Faster Performance with Unlogged Tables in PostgreSQL

In the first "Addon" article of this cycle of Compose's Write Stuff, Lucero Del Alba takes a look at how to get better performance with PostgreSQL, as long as you aren't too worried about replication and persistence. Do you want to shed light on a f…

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