Included in the latest updates: two new upgrade options available for MongoDB and Elasticsearch users on the IBM Cloud. The release of MongoDB 3.4.10 and Elasticsearch 6.2.2 from IBM Compose are major version upgrades with many new features. There are …Read more
This year, Snyk and Cloud Foundry are working together to provide monthly posts focused on helping you stay more secure. This is the second installment. Read the first post here. There’s a principle of software development called “secure by default,” …Read more
A tutorial I wrote, featuring a database-backed Slack chatbot, is now live. It uses Db2 as database system to store event data. The client accessing the database is written in Node.js and is implement with IBM Cloud Functions in a …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more