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The HuffPost Moves to MongoDB, Scala, Play and Angular

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The HuffPost Moves to MongoDB, Scala, Play and Angular

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Big news from probably one of the biggest news sites out there.  The Huffington Post is abandoning its PHP/MySQL stack in favor of newer technologies.  One of them was MongoDB.  Here's what the author of the post had to say:

For Athena [the codename for the site's next generation] the team wanted to make it super easy to model the complex documents that news stories have become in the 21st century…
For that task we're using MongoDB. While MySQL requires lots of up front planning and modeling to translate a news story into a collection of data fields and datatypes, MongoDB is a new kind of database that natively stores documents with flexibility. As our idea of what a news story evolves over the next eight years, MongoDB will help us keep pace.  

-- John Pavley, CTO, Huffington Post 

Check out what Pavley also had to say about their choices for language (Scala), framework (Play), and front-end (Angular.js).

Compliant Database DevOps and the role of DevSecOps DevOps is becoming the new normal in application development, and DevSecOps is now entering the picture. By balancing the desire to release code faster with the need for the same code to be secure, it addresses increasing demands for data privacy. But what about the database? How can databases be included in both DevOps and DevSecOps? What additional measures should be considered to achieve truly compliant database DevOps? This whitepaper provides a valuable insight. Get the whitepaper

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