Data practitioners use SQL for data mining: From simply displaying data to telling stories with data.[Read more…] about Data mining: SQL for data practitioners
Pagination is the process of separating data into multiple discrete pages. In the context of web and mobile applications, this can either be in the form on numbered pages as seen in google search results or infinite scrolling in social media feed. The decision process behind choosing either approach is not the objective of this post, but rather it is about the implementation of the backend data flow.[Read more…] about Pagination: The deceptively simple task
Introduction to MongoDB
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that allows us to store data in other formats such as object, document, graph other than tabular relations using relational databases. As it is designed for horizontal scaling, NoSQL is increasingly used in applications that handle huge volume of data, for use cases such as analytics.
Personally, I am using MongoDB out of interest, to learn a new technology and apply it to in my own side project. Like others, I followed tutorials and courses which used mongoose, a Object Document Mapper for MongoDB, to abstract nitty-gritty details away to provide a streamlined learning experience to new developers.[Read more…] about Managing connections in MongoDB