Articles in mongohq

MongoHQ Is Now Compose, & Launching Elasticsearch

As you can probably tell, we've made a big change — our company is now called Compose. We've spent the last 5 years helping customers solve complex data problems, and it's become increasingly common for applications to need multiple database technolo…

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Are You Still Playing in the MongoHQ Sandbox?

As many of you know, MongoHQ runs free MongoDB sandboxes, mainly for experimenting and getting to know hosted MongoDB. We want you to understand what the sandboxes are designed for, what their limitations are and why you may want to start with or mig…

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Big Bobby Tables Gets a MongoHQ Database

After a small flood of retweets, we were happy to see that the people of Twitter liked finding our signup form immortalised XKCD's Little Bobby Tables: Signing up for trying http://t.co/LKlxVry1Sl I like the fact that the suggest your name to be &q…

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How We Do It: Running a Global Remote Pizza Party

We're a widely distributed company with a combination of offices and remote working around the world. It's second nature for us to handle video, audio and text conferencing in our working day, but there was a challenge to remote working we'd never pr…

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Working with the New API – Part 3: the Grand Tour

Previously on MongoHQ API: Go command line utilities and Node.js dashboards were assembled to show how the new MongoHQ API could give visibility to everything from database versions to backups. In this episode, we get to tour the entire stockpile of…

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API Changes Coming

If you are one of MongoHQ's customers who has used the old API, you should have received an email about this already. In case you missed it though and, in the spirit of transparency, for everyone else, we're letting all our customers and readers know…

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Working with the New API - Part 2: Node.js

In the last part, we used Go to create a command line utility that reported on your database versions and upgrade options. In this part, we'll switch to Node.js and show how you can create customized web-based front ends for your MongoHQ deployments.…

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Working with the New API - Part 1: Go

In this short series of articles we'll be building some utility applications that use the new MongoHQ API, currently in Beta, and guide you through the data you can get out of it. The new API was designed to enable more automation of the deployment p…

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MongoHQ API - Welcome to the New Beta

Today, we are excited to announce the beta release of our new REST API for the MongoHQ platform. The new API will allow customers to automate MongoHQ functionality using just REST/HTTP requests, going well beyond the current API's abilities to access…

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The Woodshed: A Peek at the Awesome Apps MongoHQ Users are Building

At MongoHQ we know you're coming up with new ways to use MongoDB, building exciting applications that we haven't even thought of -- and we live and breathe this stuff all day long! We’re talking SaaS and Mobile apps that improve the way we do things,…

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