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Do You Have The Write Stuff For Compose Articles?

TL;DR: Compose is launching Write Stuff: a rolling program to find new writers in the database world – with cash and database credit for successful article creators. Writing about technology is not easy, at least not if you want to do it well. If you…

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Compose PostgreSQL - Making users and more

PostgreSQL is a powerhouse of SQL driven database power and Compose's PostgreSQL is all that with the power of Compose's cloud deployments. But before you can harness that power you need to create users to access your database. In this article, we're…

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Compose Is Joining IBM

Today we are excited to announce that Compose is joining IBM. As founders, it was the biggest and most important decision we've ever had to make — much more difficult than we ever would have guessed back when we only dreamed of having a successful co…

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Compose, Syslog-NG and your logs

If you want your logs delivered to a cloud service, you'll be pleased to know that we have a new add-on which lets you do just that. The syslog-ng add-on is available for Elasticsearch, Redis, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB currently and will let you send…

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Why ROXIMITY selected MongoDB

At Compose we love to hear what goes into our customer's decision making as it teaches us a lot. In this guest article by ROXIMITY's Dusty Candland, he explains what went into their decision to use, and stick with, MongoDB. ROXIMITY's business is loc…

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One Missing Key & How it Broke Node.js & MongoDB+

Recently, we became aware that Node.js users were having trouble connecting to our new MongoDB+ service – MongoDB+ is the name of our currently in beta next generation MongoDB deployments. Now, as well as a much more expansive configuration, one of t…

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Transporter 0.0.4 - More control

When we released Transporter as open source, we knew it was a work in progress which we'd be evolving. Well, the first evolutionary step has just happened with version 0.0.4 of the Transporter. This update is more of a preview than a release - if yo…

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GoRethink Goes 1.0

When RethinkDB released version 2.0, the official production-ready release, we knew what we'd be waiting for next at Compose - the updated GoRethink driver. We last looked at GoRethink in our two part series on Go, RethinkDB and Changefeeds (part 1,…

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MongoDB 3.2 – A First Forward Look

MongoDB 3.2 is expected by the end of 2015 and after the presentations at MongoDB World, we thought it may be useful to take a first look at some of features spotlighted. Most of these features are still in development and, despite being shown, there…

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Beyond Upsert - Coming in PostgreSQL 9.5

With PostgreSQL 9.5 just released as an alpha (and betas from August till its ready) the new feature list for the next version of the SQL database has become clearer. We've previously talked about the addition of upsert functionality to 9.5 but that'…

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