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Avoid Storing Data Inside "Admin" When Using MongoDB

Avoid Storing Data Inside "Admin" When Using MongoDB

When importing or restoring your database into MongoDB, make sure that you don't use the admin database. Why? We'll show you.…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Campus Discounts - Making the Most of Compose

Campus Discounts - Making the Most of Compose

Campus Discounts uses several Compose-hosted databases including MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch and RabbitMQ to power t…

Arick Disilva
Arick Disilva
Compose Tips: Dates and Dating in MongoDB

Compose Tips: Dates and Dating in MongoDB

Working with dates in MongoDB can be surprisingly nuanced, and knowing how dates are stored can make avoiding pitfalls much e…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
Vote for your favorite Compose Write Stuff article

Vote for your favorite Compose Write Stuff article

Back in February, we asked developers to submit articles to our blog as part of our Write Stuff program. We wanted to provide…

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NewsBits - MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, etcd, CockroachDB, SQL Server, Cricket and Juice

NewsBits - MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, etcd, CockroachDB, SQL Server, Cricket and Juice

NewBits for the week ending 28th April - MySQL 8.0.1's preview demos better replication, Elasticsearch, MongoDB and etcd get…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Monitoring Redis: The small, hard way

Monitoring Redis: The small, hard way

Ever wanted to get your Redis database statistics onto a tiny screen on your desk? I have, and it's a journey of discovery to…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Finding Duplicate Documents in MongoDB

Finding Duplicate Documents in MongoDB

Need to find duplicate documents in your MongoDB database? This article will show you how to find duplicate documents in your…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Horizontal Scaling arrives on Compose Enterprise

Horizontal Scaling arrives on Compose Enterprise

Today, Compose is bringing horizontal scaling to more databases on our Enterprise platform. MongoDB, Elasticsearch and Scylla…

Jason McCay
Jason McCay
Classcraft - Making the Most of Compose

Classcraft - Making the Most of Compose

Classcraft gamifies the whole classroom experience, making education a fun adventure for both students and teachers. We chatt…

Arick Disilva
Arick Disilva
NewsBits - MariaDB 10.3 alpha, Robomongo 1.0, Redis LFU, iPython 6.0, Gosh and Unix on a Z80

NewsBits - MariaDB 10.3 alpha, Robomongo 1.0, Redis LFU, iPython 6.0, Gosh and Unix on a Z80

NewsBits for the week ending 21st April - MariaDB 10.3 goes alpha as 10.2 enters the final lap, Robomongo gets a 1.0 release,…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Building Secure Instant API's with RESTHeart and Compose

Building Secure Instant API's with RESTHeart and Compose

When you need to turn your Mongo database into a RESTFul API, RESTHeart can get you up-and-running quickly and securely. Fol…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
Take a Dip into PostgreSQL Arrays

Take a Dip into PostgreSQL Arrays

There's a number of datatypes available in PostgreSQL. In this article, we're going to take a look at the array datatype. The…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Transporter, MongoDB and synchronization

Transporter, MongoDB and synchronization

Transporter was developed originally to synchronize MongoDB databases. In this article, we'll look at how to configure the la…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Newsbits: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Chrome, Ubuntu and Kubernetes updates, Teleporter hits 2.0, and MintyPI 2.0

Newsbits: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Chrome, Ubuntu and Kubernetes updates, Teleporter hits 2.0, and MintyPI 2.0

The NewsBits for week ending April 14th - Still More PostgreSQL 10 features, MySQL InnoDB Cluster hits the shelves, MySQL hit…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
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