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DataLayer Descends on Austin

DataLayer Descends on Austin

After months of planning, it's finally here: DataLayer Conference. On Wednesday, we're hosting our second annual conference f…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Getting the Best Conference Speakers with Blind Submissions

Getting the Best Conference Speakers with Blind Submissions

When we decided to launch our conference last year, we knew we wanted the best speakers and topics. Here's how we ensured we…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Conquer the Data Layer in Style

Conquer the Data Layer in Style

This spring, it's time for you to Conquer the Data Layer, and do it in style. Try Compose free for 30 days then spin up a Mo…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Announcing DataLayer Conf 2017's All-Star Lineup

Announcing DataLayer Conf 2017's All-Star Lineup

DataLayer Conf 2017 is coming to Austin, Texas on May 17th to the Alamo Draft House on Lamar and we couldn't be more excited.…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
By Popular Demand, DataLayer Conference Call for Speakers is Extended

By Popular Demand, DataLayer Conference Call for Speakers is Extended

We're extending the call for speakers for our DataLayer conference because we were asked. It's only a few days though so get…

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Thom Crowe
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
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
Drone Deploy Conquers the Data Layer

Drone Deploy Conquers the Data Layer

Compose has quite a few unique customers. One of the more unique that we've visited with is DroneDeploy, a company that autom…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
ReadMe Conquering the Data Layer

ReadMe Conquering the Data Layer

Compose has helped many businesses by taking care of their data layer so that they can focus on building great products. Read…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
Try Compose and Get Your Free Tools of the Trade T-Shirt

Try Compose and Get Your Free Tools of the Trade T-Shirt

Ring in the new year in style with your new Tools of the Trade t-shirt from Compose. That's right, sign up for a new Compose…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
DataLayer: High throughput, low latency at scale - Boost the performance of your distributed database

DataLayer: High throughput, low latency at scale - Boost the performance of your distributed database

Learn how distributed DBs (Cassandra, MongoDB, RethinkDB, etc) solve the problem of scaling persistent storage, but introduce…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
DataLayer: GraphQL - Translating Backend Data to Frontend Needs

DataLayer: GraphQL - Translating Backend Data to Frontend Needs

Engineers working on backend data services are often focused on operational concerns like data consistency, reliability, upti…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
DataLayer: Managing (or not) the Data in Immutable Infrastructure

DataLayer: Managing (or not) the Data in Immutable Infrastructure

The idea of immutable infrastructure is awesome. However, a major problem immediately erupts when we get to the part where we…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
DataLayer: Online Schema Migrations for MySQL Using gh-ost

DataLayer: Online Schema Migrations for MySQL Using gh-ost

gh-ost is a new tool by GitHub which changes the paradigm of MySQL online schema changes, designed to overcome today's limita…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
DataLayer: Partial Indexing for Improved Query Performance

DataLayer: Partial Indexing for Improved Query Performance

PostgreSQL is able to let you index just a subset of your data if that's what your application in interested in. The feature…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe