Databases

March 19, 2019

Cloudant Best (and Worst) Practices — Part 2

As outlined in "Cloudant Best (and Worst) Practices—Part 1," I’ve had the unique opportunity to see IBM Cloudant from all angles—the customers who use it, the engineers that run it, and the folks who support and sell it—and I'm here to summarize the best—and worst! — practices we see most often in the field.

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March 18, 2019

Cloudant Best (and Worst) Practices — Part 1

As providers of the Cloudant database service, we'd like to summarize the best—and worst!—practices we see most often in the field. This is Part 1 of a two-part post.

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March 19, 2019

Connecting to IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB with Robo3T

We're going to show you how to connect to IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB using Robo3T (formerly Robomongo), a popular GUI for managing your MongoDB deployments.

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March 11, 2019

Increasing your Connections and Configuring IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL

IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL has just released two configuration settings that now give you control over your connections and prepared transactions in PostgreSQL.

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February 27, 2019

IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB is Generally Available

IBM Cloud is announcing the General Availability of IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB in Dallas, Frankfurt, London, Oslo, Sydney, Tokyo, and Washington D.C.

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February 21, 2019

A How-To for Migrating Elasticsearch to IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch

If you’re moving your data over to IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch, you’ll need to take some steps to successfully migrate all of your data. In this post, we’ll show you how to securely migrate your data from Compose to Databases for Elasticsearch using your own object storage.

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February 19, 2019

Changes Are Coming to IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch 5.6

As you may know, the End of Life (EOL) date for Elasticsearch 5.6 is fast approaching. This means that on March 11, 2019, Elasticsearch is ending support for minor releases of version 5.x.

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February 13, 2019

IBM Cloudant Security Update: TLS 1.2+ and Service Endpoints

The IBM Cloudant team wants to share some very important updates that will bring enhanced security to the service. These updates will change the way you engage with Cloudant, so please review to ensure that your applications can take advantage and continue uninterrupted.

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February 13, 2019

Introducing IBM Cloudant Partition Queries: Faster, Cheaper, and More Scalable

To meet our customer demands while improving the scalability and performance of Cloudant, we are excited to introduce partition queries—a scalable, faster, and cheaper way to query a Cloudant database.

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