Compose Articles

Connecting to the new MongoDB at Compose

So you've just spun up one of our new MongoDB deployments and you are ready to go. Before you do that though, we'd like to explain, especially for those of you who are upgrading from MongoDB Classic, the differences and strengths. Creating your firs…

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RethinkDB 2.2.4 available

We've just made RethinkDB 2.2.4 available on our RethinkDB deployment. RethinkDB users on Compose should update. We're just happy that RethinkDB are so fast responding to issues. Read on to find out why. Jepsen We watch Aphyr's work at Jepsen.io with…

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Your latest chance to Write Stuff

TL;DR: The latest cycle of Write Stuff offers a new "short" category for aspiring writers - it's your chance to write more, earn more and read more. The second cycle of Compose's Write Stuff programme has just wrapped up and for the next cycle we're…

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Compose's Little Bits #15

This week, it's InfluxDB, Elasticsearch, Robomongo, awesome datasets, Rkt, Docker, Mesos, abstractions and Sonic Pi which have attracted the attention of Compose's technical content curator. So without further ado, here's Compose's Little Bits (of us…

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Elasticsearch.pm - Part 4: Querying and Search Options

In this final article of our Elasticsearch.pm series, we'll finish up by looking at querying and some of the search options. Our previous articles in this series have led us through installing the Search::Elasticsearch perl module, connecting and che…

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Compose's new MongoDB and what you need to know

The release of our new MongoDB deployments has brought a lot of new questions about what you need to know and why and what has changed - everything from SSL, WiredTiger, Oplogs and Importing. So we're going to answer as many of those here. How can I…

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Compose's new primetime MongoDB

We've got big changes to Compose's MongoDB happening right now. For the past months we've been working away on what we've called MongoDB+, offering the service in beta with the latest MongoDB, most recently rolling out MongoDB 3.2. Well, today, we're…

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Vote For Your Favorite

It's hard to believe, but today is the end of our second cycle of Write Stuff here at Compose. You may remember our first cycle ended back in November. Since then, we've had five new articles accepted and published, and each writer got $200 cash and…

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Compose's Little Bits #14

Our regular collection of links that have caught the eye of Compose's Technical Content Curator over the week. This week, the end of Parse, VoltDB v6, visualizing PostgreSQL, Meteor futures, Go 1.6rc1, watching Go concurrency and a little extra. Data…

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"3","CSV and other databases"

In this final part, we'll be looking at how to import and export CSV (comma separated variable) files with the other databases available on Compose, including PostgreSQL and RethinkDB with tips for other databases. In the first part of this series we…

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