Tag Archives: mongodb

MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 RC 3 available – last chance to test

Today, I released the MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.0 RC3 to CPAN as MongoDB-v0.999.999.6-TRIAL. It has only a handful of small changes, so might be your last chance to test a release candidate before a stable release is shipped. I've blogged about RC1 and RC2 already, so I don't have much more to add. As mentioned […]

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MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 RC 2 available – please test!

Yesterday, I released the MongoDB Perl Driver v1.0.0 RC2 to CPAN as MongoDB-v0.999.999.5-TRIAL. As I mentioned in my RC1 announcement last week that summarized the rationale and changes, everyone who uses MongoDB is strongly encouraged to download it and test it with their code. In particular, please read the MongoDB::Upgrading document, which describes the major […]

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Announcing the MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 Release Candidate

I'm very happy to announce the release of the MongoDB Perl driver v1.0.0 Release Candidate 1 to CPAN! This next-generation driver is a substantial rewrite of the original and has been my primary project as lead engineer for the Perl driver since last summer. Rationale for a rewrite Over the last year, MongoDB engineers rewrote […]

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Perl QA Hackathon 2015 report

tl;dr: I led hours of "consensus discussions" about toolchain governance, the Test::Builder roadmap, PAUSE policies and responsible authoring practices. I fixed bugs and applied patches for CPAN.pm, CPAN indexing and CPAN META tools. I experimented with indexing META files to generate deep reverse-dependency graphs. I concluded I need to invent Metabase 3.0. Why I love […]

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How to build MongoDB with SSL for Linux

Insecure on the wire By default, MongoDB transmits data in clear-text. That might be OK in your own network environment, but it's not so great for the cloud. If you want your traffic secure, it's up to you. Fortunately, recent MongoDB releases can use connections protected by SSL. Unfortunately, SSL is not compiled into the […]

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