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Mattieu Gamache-Asselin, Software Engineer at Parse

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Parse at MongoDB World 2015

We’ll be leading two sessions this year at MongoDB World 2015. Don’t miss Storage Engine Wars at Parse with Charity Majors, and Benchmarking, Load Testing, and Preventing Terrible Disasters with Mike Kania. For the full session descriptions, visit here, and be sure to register for the event with our special 15% discount with code “SpeakerFriend”!

MongoDB + RocksDB: Benchmark Setup & Compression

Parse has been running on MongoDB since version 1.8, so we’ve accumulated a massive amount of operational knowledge about what it takes to run a production MongoDB deployment. Running MongoDB is fairly easy operationally; however, scaling MongoDB can be challenging with things like storage inefficiencies and database-level lock contention. The new modular storage engine API…

MongoDB + RocksDB at Parse

If you’ve been paying attention to the MongoDB world lately, then you know that exciting things are afoot. The 3.0 release introduces a modular storage engine API, allowing third party engines like RocksDB, TokuDB and WiredTiger to integrate seamlessly with the MongoDB data interface. The RocksDB engine developed by Facebook engineers is one of the…

Nullability Annotations in the Parse iOS/OSX SDKs

One of the many benefits of the Swift language is that it transparently interoperates with Objective-C code. But previously, if you were using existing frameworks like a Parse SDK or Objective-C code in your app, there were some missing pieces. In Swift there’s a strong distinction between optional and non-optional references, for example PFObject versus…