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11 April 2013
This article explores how to make use of MongoDB characteristics in order to avoid the downtime traditionally required by migration scripts in the SQL world. This is in order to get closer to the goal of being able to deploy applications with no downtime. Read full article
05 March 2013
At Equal Experts we are going through the process of building a strong community where everyone has a chance to learn from each other. While there has been a lot of discussion around the EE community there have been only a limited amount of events. I attended Jon Pither’s talk on Clojure last year and realised I was not the only one interested in learning more about functional programming. With the new Community Manager, Karen MacDonald starting I thought it was a good opportunity to sell my idea of a Functional Programming Dojo. Read full article
19 February 2013
Towards the end of August 2012, Equal Experts was contacted by European Directories who were looking for an organisation to deliver high-profile solutions on MongoDB. European Directories, a pan-European local search and lead generation company, had selected Mongo to manage their directory listings content data. As part of the new platform which was being developed and rolled out across their operating companies, the content management system was to form the backbone for the new directory listing solution and was integral to the their new IYP platform migration project. Read full article
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By combining our enterprise-friendly agile approach, project leadership and technical expertise with Tieto's unique domain knowledge, we were able to go from a clean sheet of paper to the beta release of the system in 18 months and 12,000 man-days, whilst constantly adapting to the changing market conditions.