customer experience data

Improving Customer Experiences with Data and Databases

Erika Kalar

The buzzword of the era is “customer experience.” But, how can you create a consistent and positive multichannel experience for your customers? The easy answer is data. The slightly more complex answer is that data is great, but without properly
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mongodb-upgrade

Upgrading MongoDB Instances

Antonios Giannopoulos

Reap the benefits of upgraded MongoDB instances Upgrading from an older version of MongoDB can be painful. We get it. Your app is working, you don’t have the time or resources to upgrade even though you know you need to.
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Percona Live 2018

What we learned at Percona Live 2018

Erika Kalar

We just returned from the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018. It’s the premier open source database event for individuals and businesses that develop and use open source database software. Here’s a bit about what we learned at the
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databases polyglot persistence

What is Polyglot Persistence?

Erika Kalar

Polyglot persistence refers to using different data storage technologies to handle varying data storage needs. It’s an offshoot of polyglot programming, which means using different programming languages to build an application. Simply put, it’s an application that uses more than
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mongodb scaling

How to Properly Scale and Maintain MongoDB

Erika Kalar

The ease of installing and running MongoDB can lead to neglect of basic database management. Then one day you’re getting frantic calls from a client or coworker about an application that’s crashed. Your current MongoDB setup couldn’t handle the increased usage and simply gave
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IaaS PaaS DBaaS connected city

IaaS vs. PaaS vs. DBaaS: A Quick Overview

Erika Kalar

Cloud solutions have gained a lot of traction in recent years due to their scalability potential. It’s hard to know which one to choose for your company with so many new options coming into the marketplace each day. Let’s clear
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index

Are Index Issues Slowing your MongoDB Instance Down?

Maythee Uthenpong

Have you noticed that your app is slow? Are snapshots of your MongoDB instances trending in the wrong direction? Troubleshooting MongoDB isn’t always easy because there are often a combination of issues causing slow database response. One of the most
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