ArangoDB 3.7 BETA – Graph & Search Engine Upgrades

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After many weeks of designing, implementing, and testing we are happy to announce that all the exciting features are now in place for ArangoDB 3.7. We are proud to share a 3.7 Beta 1 preview release, which provides an opportunity for you to try out all upcoming features before the final release. On the ArangoDB technical preview page you’ll find the Beta 1 packages for the Community and Enterprise Editions, so you can install, play and test locally. 

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An Open-Source Petri Dish-As-Code

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There are many things the global coronavirus pandemic crisis has shown us, but there are a few things that stand out. One of them is that the current vaccine and drug development process takes a lot of time. Some would even say too long for having the desired impact on containing the spread.

Source: Own representation based on IFPMA 2019
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You can now become an ArangoDB Certified Professional

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Ok, so it is official now… I mean the Official ArangoDB Certification Program 🙂

Starting today you can become an ArangoDB Certified Professional and show the world the multi-model skills you have earned. To get your personal certificate you just have to take the online quiz and answer 80% of the multiple-choice questions correctly. Read more

Take Alpha 2 of the upcoming ArangoDB 3.7 for a spin!

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We are 11 weeks into the development of ArangoDB 3.7 and want to give you yet another opportunity to try out the upcoming features before the release. On our technical preview page, you’ll find the Alpha 2 packages for the Community and Enterprise Edition.

This Alpha 2 comes with pretty neat features and improvements and we hope to get your early feedback!

This is particularly helpful for us to adjust our development in terms of solving real-world problems for you and ease-of-use for the new capabilities like: Read more

Upcoming ArangoDB 3.7 and Storage Engines

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ArangoDB has supported two storage engines for a while: RocksDB and MMFiles. While ArangoDB started out with just the MMFiles storage engine in its early days, RocksDB became the default storage engine in the 3.4 release. Due to its drawbacks ArangoDB 3.6 deprecated the old MMFiles storage engine and with the upcoming 3.7 release we plan to fully remove support. This blog post will provide the background of why storage engines matter, why we chose to deprecate the MMFiles storage engine, and what you should be aware of when migrating from MMFiles to the RocksDB storage engine. Read more

ArangoDB in 10 Minutes: Node.js

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This is a short tutorial to get started with ArangoDB using Node.js. In less than 10 minutes you can learn how to use ArangoDB with Node. This tutorial uses a free ArangoDB Sandbox running on Oasis that requires no sign up.


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We will use the Repl live coding environment for the rest of the tutorial. This also requires no sign up and should already be ready to go. Read more

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