GDPR May 25

GDPR Compliance

Antony Theophilou

Everyone is talking about this huge change in data privacy regulation. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018. Any company that is not compliant faces fines and penalties. GDPR affects any organization,
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ObjectRocket for MongoDB on Azure

ObjectRocket for MongoDB is Now on Microsoft® Azure® Cloud

Derek Johnson

We’re excited to announce that we now offer ObjectRocket for MongoDB on Microsoft Azure. With this new global offering via Microsoft Azure Cloud, businesses of all sizes can get their data as close to their application as possible, reducing latency
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rs.remove: A Powerful MongoDB Utility That is Now Even Better

Maythee Uthenpong

The MongoDB command line utility, rs.remove(), is used to remove a member from a replica set. Prior to MongoDB version 3.0, the rs.remove() command would cause elections to occur. However, starting with version 3.0 this is no longer the case. From
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Kibana terrain map

Third Party Map and Tile Services with Kibana

Steve Croce

Out of the box, Kibana includes the ability to display geo-data on maps provided by Elastic’s tile service. This provides a great introduction to what Kibana can do, but the maximum zoom level is limited if you don’t have an
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The Impact of Modern DBaaS on DBAs

Kimberly Wilkins

Database Administrators (DBAs) used to be the masters of their domain. They were the intermediary that stood between the databases necessary to conduct daily business and rest of the company. Not only were they the gatekeepers responsible for protecting the
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Stuck on a Downlevel Version of Elasticsearch?

Paul Rossmeier

We hear it a lot. One of the most painful aspects of database maintenance are the upgrades. It can be scary to upgrade to the latest version of Elasticsearch or any datastore. The Elastic Stack is updated more regularly than
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Pros and Cons of Database as a Service (DBaaS)

Erika Kalar

A question faced by a lot of companies as they start out (especially tech-based companies) is whether they want to outsource certain functions or do them in-house. Making this decision can sometimes be difficult, since it can seem expensive whether
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Elasticsearch 6.0 Now Available on ObjectRocket

Steve Croce

Today we’re announcing that Elasticsearch 6.0.0 is now available on the ObjectRocket service. Though this is not as big a launch as last year’s release of Elasticsearch 5.0, there are still a number of major additions and improvements you can
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