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External Services in CloudFoundry

CloudFoundry, Stackato and Helion Development Platform accommodate (and encourage) external services for persistent application needs. The types of services include relational databases, like MySQL or PostgreSQL, NoSQL datastores, like MongoDB, messaging services like RabbitMQ and even cache technologies like Redis and Memcached. In each case, connection details, such as a URL, PORT and credentials, are… Continue reading

Software Engineering

MongoDB Secure Mode

Security in MongoDB is relatively young in terms of features and granularity. Interestingly, they indicate that a typical use case would be to use Mongo on a trusted network “much like how one would use, say, memcached.” MongoDB does NOT run in secure mode by default. As it is, the features that are available are… Continue reading

Software Engineering

Introduction to MongoDB

I put this presentation together for a local web developer meetup. The topic was MongoDB. MongoDB is a database, but unlike traditional relational databases which store data in well defined tables (schema), MongoDB stores data in JSON like documents (BSON). This provides a great deal of flexibility. After you get through this presentation, go have… Continue reading