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Why we switched from DynamoDB to MongoDB

Why we switched from DynamoDB to MongoDB

If you’ve read my previous blog on the battle of vices and virtues between MongoDB and DynamoDB, you’ll know that in a general sense, they are on fairly even ground. Which one you prefer depends on what you value. Our people are well-versed in usage of both of these...

Stay Stylish with Google Style Guides

Stay Stylish with Google Style Guides

Code style is a lot like fashion style. The content of what’s inside it may not be affected by it, but it’ll affect how people interact with you. I take style very seriously. Not the kind you show off with a new outfit (I’m a developer, so I only have about two sets...

How to Install MongoDB with AWS EC2

How to Install MongoDB with AWS EC2

Here at OptimalBI, we’ve recently switched from using DynamoDB to MongoDB. However, we still use Amazon’s EC2 service to manage our servers. Because MongoDB isn’t an Amazon Web Service like DynamoDB is, installing Mongo on one of these servers isn’t the most obvious...

DynamoDB vs MongoDB: Battle of the NoSQL Databases

DynamoDB vs MongoDB: Battle of the NoSQL Databases

Here at Optimal, we are currently working on some microservice management software. Part of my work on this project has been implementing some database classes for message brokers to interact with. So far I’ve implemented classes for DynamoDB and MongoDB: two NoSQL...