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Database Management Tools and Compose for MySQL

Since the launching of Compose for MySQL, we’ve shown how to connect to your deployment using the command line and various connection drivers. However, there are times when you may want to dive deeper into your database without having to run a series…

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The Tool We Built To Help Us Work Remotely

We create software. Naturally, when a smattering of creative technical minds jiggle together, creativity is bound to spill over into custom tools that help us work. In this article we'll introduce you to one such tool we have built to smooth some of…

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etcd Introduced

When Compose put PostgreSQL onto the Compose platform, we explained how we build Governor, a high availability system for PostgreSQL using a combination of scripting and etcd. It was during that process that we also realised exactly how powerful etcd…

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Tooltime - SQLPro for Postgres and Keylord for Redis

At Compose we're always on the lookout for new ways to work with your databases. Database administration and browsing tools are especially popular. After we ran our Compose data browsing guide we've come across two new contenders which work with Post…

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MongoDB 2.6 Shell & Tools: Things Worth Knowing

Earlier this year, as part of a series on the Mongo Shell, we introduced readers to the .mongorc.js file. This file, which lives in a user's home directory, is automatically executed when the mongo shell is run, making it a great place to customise y…

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