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NewsBits: Elasticsearch 5.0rc1, VoltDB vs Jepsen, MySQL, Node.js LTS, Java and more

Compose NewsBits for the week ending October 21st - Elasticsearch 5.0 reaches RC1, VoltDB vaults over Jepsen tests, MySQL's Node.js driver hits npm, Pinterest and MySQL compression, how AirBnB horizontally scaled, Node 6 goes LTS, Java 9 gets a GA da…

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A tour of the Redis stars

On the Redis site is a page that lists Redis clients for various languages. It's very extensive, covering clients that work with languages as diverse as emacs lisp, GNU Prolog, Haskell and C#. Throughout the list, some clients have a star next to the…

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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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Compose's Little Bit's #35 - Scylla, Meteor and RethinkDB, PostgreSQL, ECMAScript 2016, Git 2.9, Go and more

Scylla goes for monthly updates, using Meteor and RethinkDB, versioning and PostgreSQL, ES7 (ECMAScript 2016) is approved, Git 2.9 arrives with new diffing, Cockroach folk vs Go dependencies, Learning X in Y Minutes, Apple's new file-system and the s…

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Turn Small Data Into Smart Data. Part 2: ETL with NodeJS and ES6 Promises

This is the second of a three part series focused on an open source tool chain for small data business intelligence. Part 1 explored dimensional modeling from a logical and use case perspective. Part 2 focuses on Extract, Transform and Load with Nod…

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Compose's Little Bits #4

A collection of links that have caught the eye of Compose's Technical Content Curator over the past week. This week, MongoDB 3.2 or not, PostgreSQL, etcd detectives, Linux, Docker, DoneJS and Kotlin. Database-y MongoDB 3.2ish - In the last Little Bit…

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Meteor's new Galaxy and the perfectly Composed companion

The people behind Meteor, the JavaScript-based platform for real-time responsive applications, have just announced Galaxy, a new way to deploy Meteor applications – sending them up to be hosted in a Meteor-managed, container-based cloud built for Met…

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RethinkDB and SSL- Think secure

With the arrival of RethinkDB 2.1 on the Compose platform, we've been able to activate SSL support alongside the new high availability features. Now, while high availability runs in the background, the SSL support can dramatically improve the securit…

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PLV8 for PostgreSQL and CIDR for all

We've been making some small, but significant, enhancements to your database experience at Compose, so we thought now would be a good time to introduce you to the two latest; a newly supported language extension for PostgreSQL and the ability to be m…

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Do you MEAN it?

There's a lot of talk about the idea of the MEAN stack being the choice for web application developers. Only the other week, I heard a novice developer espouse MEAN as the "only" way to develop web applications. If you haven't met it, MEAN is the nam…

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