Compose Articles

News, views, tutorials and more

NewsBits: Redis, etcd and Elasticsearch updates, Go 1.8, Github guides and chatops and more

NewsBits: Redis, etcd and Elasticsearch updates, Go 1.8, Github guides and chatops and more

NewsBits for the week ending 17th February - Redis gets a critical update, etcd's latest release, Elasticsearch gets a bump,…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Document Validation in MongoDB By Example

Document Validation in MongoDB By Example

In this article, we'll explore MongoDB document validation by example using an invoice application for a fictitious cookie co…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
New features for Compose's ScyllaDB

New features for Compose's ScyllaDB

A data browser, nodetool/JMX access and a version update to 1.6 are the latest enhancements to ScyllaDB at Compose. ScyllaDB,…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Compose's Write Stuff and the first winner of 2017

Compose's Write Stuff and the first winner of 2017

It's time to announce the winner of the $1000 Compose Write Stuff bonus. Write Stuff is our ongoing project to find new write…

Default avatar The default author avatar
The Compose Team
On-demand backups with the Compose API and Node.js

On-demand backups with the Compose API and Node.js

You need your latest backup and you need it automatically? We can show you how to create an on-demand backup and retrieve it…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
NewsBits: RethinkDB lives, Redis and PostgreSQL futures, FOSDEM, Rust and Wuzz

NewsBits: RethinkDB lives, Redis and PostgreSQL futures, FOSDEM, Rust and Wuzz

NewsBits for the week ending 10th February - RethinkDB has a new home, Redis's future is being mapped out, PostgreSQL 10's fe…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
How to get backups with the Compose API and Node.js

How to get backups with the Compose API and Node.js

Automatic backup retrieval is now possible with Compose's API and here we'll show you how to use it from Node.js. If you want…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
MySQL for your JSON

MySQL for your JSON

Since the arrival of Compose for MySQL beta, we've been asking customers about how they use the database and what they'd like…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Metrics Maven: Calculating a Weighted Moving Average in PostgreSQL

Metrics Maven: Calculating a Weighted Moving Average in PostgreSQL

In our Metrics Maven series, Compose's data scientist shares database features, tips, tricks, and code you can use to get the…

Lisa Smith
Lisa Smith
DataLayer 2017 Call for Speakers

DataLayer 2017 Call for Speakers

What do you get when you bring together 12 speakers in Seattle to talk about the challenges they faced in conquering their da…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Vote now for your favorite Compose Write Stuff article

Vote now for your favorite Compose Write Stuff article

It's the start of a new year and the end of another cycle of Write stuff at Compose. Back in November, we asked writers to su…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
NewsBits: ScyllaDB 1.6, Gitlab DB Troubles, Elasticsearch 5.2, Node 7.5.0, and more

NewsBits: ScyllaDB 1.6, Gitlab DB Troubles, Elasticsearch 5.2, Node 7.5.0, and more

NewsBits for week ending February 3rd: The release of ScyllaDB 1.6 RC1, Gitlab shuts down temporarily due to data troubles, R…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
iCars Conquers the Data Layer

iCars Conquers the Data Layer

Last month, Compose sat down with Alec Summers, CTO of iCars, an on-demand technology service for ground transportation focus…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Building Secure Distributed Javascript Microservices with RabbitMQ and SenecaJS

Building Secure Distributed Javascript Microservices with RabbitMQ and SenecaJS

To take Microservices into production, you need to make sure they are communicating securely and reliably. We explore using R…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
New at Compose: Horizontal Scaling for Redis and more scaling control

New at Compose: Horizontal Scaling for Redis and more scaling control

If you are a Compose user, then from today, you will find a new Resources console ready for you to take more control of your…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan