Using Redis Object Cache to Speed Up Your WordPress Installation

Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker. It can be combined with other databases like MySQL to provide a mechanism to cache your queries.

In this article, we’ll …

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Five Tips for Better MongoDB Hosting on Azure

The Azure cloud computing platform has gone through a dizzying array of improvements over the past couple of years, scarcely resembling the original platform that Microsoft started with back in 2010.  ScaleGrid was one of the earliest MongoDB hosting platforms to support …

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How to Use MongoDB Connection Pooling on AWS Lambda

In this post, we’ll show you how to use MongoDB connection pooling on AWS Lambda using both Node.js and Java drivers.

What is AWS Lambda?

AWS Lambda is an event-driven, serverless computing service provided by Amazon Web Services. It allows a …

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Calculating InnoDB Buffer Pool Size for your MySQL Server

What is an InnoDB Buffer Pool?

InnoDB buffer pool is the memory space that holds many in-memory data structures of InnoDB, buffers, caches, indexes and even row-data. innodb_buffer_pool_size is the MySQL configuration parameter that specifies the amount of memory allocated …

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How to Build a URL Shortener with Node.js and MongoDB

In this post, we’ll show you how to build a URL shortening service like or using Express.js (Node.js) and MongoDB. Here’s a demo of the final product we’ll be building through our MongoDB hosting platform.

How to build a URL shortener with Node.js and MongoDB

How Does a URL

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How to Find Unused Indexes in MongoDB?

In this post, we’ll show you how to find unused indexes in MongoDB, check usage statistics on your index collection, and how to drop your unused indexes.

Actively managing MongoDB database indexes over several application releases can be challenging for development …

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Meltdown Performance Impact on MongoDB: AWS, Azure & DigitalOcean

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

What are these new critical vulnerabilities? “Meltdown” and “Spectre” are vulnerabilities in the way many modern microprocessor designs implement speculative execution of instructions. Independently discovered last June, these vulnerabilities can be exploited by malicious programs to

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ScaleGrid Shortlisted for 2017-2018 Cloud Awards Program

International Cloud Computing Program Announces Shortlist

Palo Alto – 20 December 2017 – ScaleGrid is a finalist in the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards Program in the category Best Cloud Infrastructure.

ScaleGrid Shortlisted for the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards

The cloud computing awards program celebrates excellence and innovation in the …

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ScaleGrid Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Service Providers

7th Annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 Report Identifies Top Cloud Services Providers

December 14, 2017: ScaleGrid ranks among the world’s Top 100 cloud services providers (CSPs), according to Channel Futures seventh-annual Talkin’ Cloud (TC) 100 report.

The full report is available …

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ScaleGrid Announces Shared MongoDB Hosting on Amazon AWS

ScaleGrid Announces Shared MongoDB Hosting on AWS

PALO ALTO, Dec. 7, 2017 – ScaleGrid, a rising leader in database hosting and management, has just announced shared hosting for their MongoDB management plans on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Their new …

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