Native MongoDB to Sequelize with PostgreSQL

Native MongoDB to Sequelize with PostgreSQL

John Boardman Databases, MongoDB, PostrgreSQL Leave a Comment

Every long-term project will outlive at least some of the technologies it was originally built with. For example, a project I have been involved with recently ran into this situation. The app is hosted on Heroku, and over the years, the available MongoDB add-ons have changed and dwindled until now, there is only one.

Several migrations between MongoDB add-ons have already happened because of shutdowns. So, it was decided that rather than migrating to the last one still in existence, the project would switch to using PostgreSQL, which is supported directly by the Heroku team.

Large Datasets with Spring Batch

Utilizing Spring Batch for Large Dataset Summarization

Clayton Neff Databases, Java, Spring Batch Leave a Comment

I was recently tasked with summarizing the data of a several-million-row table, and the task proved to be a bit grueling at first. Eventually, I found a way to summarize the large dataset with Spring Batch, but not without a wrong turn or two at first. In this post, I’ll walk you through my process and how I overcame this …

Sanitize: Good for Beer, Good for Data

Jeremy Gard Databases, Design, JavaScript, Programming Leave a Comment

When it comes to brewing, one of the most critical considerations is sanitization. The same fact can be said for development. In brewing you can introduce unintended flavors, create a lesser end product, or completely ruin your hard work. With development, you can introduce inaccuracies or bad data, errors can be caused or exposed to attack, and security holes can be created.

With best practices in sanitization, we can all enjoy better applications and better beer. In this blog, I discuss the importance of data sanitization in development (with tips for success), with parallels to sanitization in brewing.

Anatomy Of Setting Up An Elasticsearch N-Gram Word Analyzer

Adrienne Gessler Development Technology, Java 6 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 5 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.To say that n-grams are a massive topic would be an understatement. Do a quick search and you will find yourself staring down volumes of information on linguistics and language models, on …

A JSF Session Scope Custom Solution

Keith Shakib Consulting, Development Technology, Java 10 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 9 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.As a software consultant, I very rarely end up in a situation where I am asked to implement something new from scratch, and even rarer is the request to come in and …