Redis, Go and how to build a chat application

In this article we’ll show you an example of a chat application we put together which uses just Redis and Go. Redis is full of neat things that make writing an application like this so much…

Redis on Compose – Now Production Ready

TL;DR: Compose Redis has left Beta. We’ve also given users an option to use Redis as a cache and set cache policies. Compose Redis is now out of beta as we promote it to the top…

The Compose View: Redis Reminders

The reports about MongoDB security issues which we recently mentioned also caught the attention of Redis creator Salvatore Sanfilippo who posted a friendly reminder about securing your Redis installs and how, out-of-the-box, Redis has the same…

Optimizing MongoDB queries with Elasticsearch

There is a school of thought that says one database should be able to cover all your database needs. Tsk. When we hear the question “So, which should I choose for my application, MongoDB or Elasticsearch?”…

Compose PostgreSQL gets PL/Perl

TL;DR: We’ve just added PL/Perl support to all our Compose PostgreSQL deployments. PostgreSQL has the capability to be extended using various languages. This means that you can use a particular language’s syntax and facilities to create…