Does your Backup have a Backup?

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Backup is important for every enterprise environment because data has become an integral part of every industry. And with backups, enterprises can make sure they do not lose crucial data. But what if they lose their data and their backups? Troublesome thought, isn’t it? But the question is: Is it even possible? Isn’t a backup […]

Connecting MongoDB to Ruby with Self-Signed Certificates for SSL

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Given the popularity of our post on connecting MongoDB SSL with Self-Signed Certificates in Node.js, we decided to write a tutorial on connecting MongoDB with Ruby. In this blog, we’ll show you how to connect to a MongoDB server configured with self-signed certificates for SSL using both the Ruby MongoDB driver and the popular Object-Document-Mapper (ODM) mongoid. ScaleGrid currently uses […]

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

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Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular? We found […]

Leveraging The Cost-Cutting Benefits of Cloud Accounting

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CPA Practice Advisor wrote a fascinating article on the applicability of big data in the accounting field. The article showed that the increasing supply of data is making it easier for companies to handle many core accounting functions. Big data is playing an important role in everything from auditing to custom service. There are a […]

PyMongo Tutorial: Testing MongoDB Failover in Your Python App

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Python is a powerful and flexible programming language used by millions of developers around the world to build their applications. It comes as no surprise that Python developers commonly leverage MongoDB hosting, the most popular NoSQL database, for their deployments due to its flexible nature and lack of schema requirements. So, what’s the best way to use MongoDB with Python? PyMongo is […]