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Database tip of the day:

Spent hours on Amazon's DynamoDB and ultimately found it couldn't do what I wanted, not without a complicated workaround.

Switched to Mongo and had it working in literally under 5 minutes.

Hooray for Mongo 😀

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  • 0
    Mongo is really nice!
  • 5
    Now all you need to do throw on your plaid shirt, spin up a rails app and hunt down a .io domain ;P
  • 0
    Mongo is very nice, pleasant to use, with good perfs ... But ! There is always a but : when you need relational data, SQL is always better :(
  • 0
    Next thing you discover will be that WiredTiger is actually a separate library. And you can embedd it.
  • 0
    Curious to know more about the hurdle you faced with DynamoDb
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