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Creating a Unique Index on MongoDB

We have implemented MongoDB on a number of past projects and continue to, as we are a MongoDB partner. We wanted to share some of the knowledge we’ve gained and pass along tutorials on how you can get the most out of MongoDB with your current or future projects. Check out this easy to follow tutorial on creating a unique index in MongoDB.
Topics: DevOps

Apps: To Charge Or Not To Charge

When apps are about to launch the one question everyone has is less so the “How much should we charge for this thing?” and more frequently, “Should this be free or not?” But it doesn’t stop there! There’s paid, free, trial or freemium! Yes, selling your app is harder and confusing than you thought it was months ago, but let’s compare the two and see which is the lesser evil.

Topics: Mobile

December CTO Mixer: Scaling, Caching and CDNs

Yesterday was the evening of our December CTO Mixer, held at the spacious Verizon Offices located in Los Angeles.

SaltStack and Terraform: Installing Minions: Option 1

Terraform is a great orchestration tool, and SaltStack is a great configuration management software. The first one allows you to create resources in the cloud (instances, load balancer, databases, etc) and the second is used to provision the instances. Salt works in a master-agent mode, the agents are called minions. To provision an instance you have to install the salt-minion first. I’ve found two options to do it, this article is about the first one.
Topics: DevOps

Managing MongoDB with Meteor

We have implemented MongoDB on a number of past projects and continue to, as we are a MongoDB partner. We wanted to share some of the knowledge we’ve gained and pass along tutorials on how you can get the most out of MongoDB with your current or future projects. Check out this easy to follow tutorial.
Topics: DevOps