Articles on performance

How to keep your etcd lean and mean

How to keep your etcd lean and mean

How big is your database? Is it the size of all the records you keep in it? Or is it like etcd where your workload is reflect…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Be careful what you count - Noteworthy at Compose

Be careful what you count - Noteworthy at Compose

This is your weekly summary of Compose news for those changes and updates which can make your life easier. In this edition, w…

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The Compose Team
Easy PostgreSQL performance stats with pgHero and Docker

Easy PostgreSQL performance stats with pgHero and Docker

The first thing you'll find about PostgreSQL is that every scrap of information about the performance of the database is insi…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
The mystery of etcd's rationed requests

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 workl…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Improved Performance for Redis Cache Mode on Compose

Improved Performance for Redis Cache Mode on Compose

tl;dr - We've boosted the reliability of Cache Mode on Compose by disabling backups and persistence by default on all Redis d…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Faster Performance with Unlogged Tables in PostgreSQL

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 perfo…

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Compose PostgreSQL's new Performance and Extensions views

Compose PostgreSQL's new Performance and Extensions views

The PostgreSQL team at Compose have been busy working on ways for you to get more control over your PostgreSQL deployments an…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Comparing Hosted Database Performance

Comparing Hosted Database Performance

While Compose is all about open source databases we also live in the cloud and so does Gary Sieling, who's written this Write…

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Improve Performance by Removing Query Logic

You know what the following is? db.blog_posts.find({status: {$in: ["draft", "waiting on proof", "approved"]}}).sort({_id: -1}…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett

Debunking Myth of RAID 10 as Best Practice on AWS

For the most amazing performance on AWS, use RAID 10 with provisioned i/ops (henceforth piops). A combination of RAID 10 and…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett

MongoDB Slow Queries Tracker & Profiler

Update: This feature was deprecated in March 2016. For further details see this Compose Note. “How can I get more performance…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett

MongoHQ + New Relic = <3

With the release of the New Relic Platform, customers can instantly route MongoHQ database performance metrics to New Relic.…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett

Get Database Alerts - Anywhere

Important: The features referred to in this article are no longer available in this form as the Compose platform has evolved…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett