Compose Articles

Use all the Databases - Part 1

Use all the Databases - Part 1

Loren Sands-Ramshaw, author of GraphQL: The New REST, shows how to combine data from multiple sources using GraphQL in this W…

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MySQL for JSON: Generated Columns and Indexing

MySQL for JSON: Generated Columns and Indexing

MySQL doesn't have a way to index JSON documents directly, but it has given us an alternative: generated columns. One thing t…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Interloop - Making the Most of Compose

Interloop - Making the Most of Compose

Compose customer, Interloop, has launched a "sales execution and forecasting platform" — powered by IBM Watson® and…

Jon Silvers
Jon Silvers
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…

Thom Crowe
Thom Crowe
NewsBits: Cloudbleed, SHAttered, Drones, PostgreSQL and JDBC, Node's async and Rails 5.1 betas

NewsBits: Cloudbleed, SHAttered, Drones, PostgreSQL and JDBC, Node's async and Rails 5.1 betas

Newsbits for the week ending February 24th - Cloudbleed sees Cloudflare leak secrets, SHA1 collisions made real, Drones vs Ai…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Aggregations in MongoDB by Example

Aggregations in MongoDB by Example

In this second half of MongoDB by Example, we'll explore the MongoDB aggregation pipeline. The first half of this series cov…

John O'Connor
John O'Connor
How to talk raw Redis

How to talk raw Redis

Find out how to talk to a Redis database with nothing more than echo and the netcat command and get a deeper understanding of…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Why IT Consulting and Developer Services Companies Love Compose

Why IT Consulting and Developer Services Companies Love Compose

One of the great constants of software consulting is this: You need reliable, stable, and repeatable databases and database s…

Arick Disilva
Arick Disilva
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…

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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