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ArangoDB Weekly Newsletter – January 8, 2015

The ArangoDB team is back from holidays, wishing you and your families a happy New Year 2015. This year will become a good one for multi-model databases – like ArangoDB – according to analysts, quoted in the NoSQL trends 2015 article from Dataversity. This newsletter covers the last 3 weeks, including the beta of ArangoDB 2.4, build on christmas eve.

ArangoDB Releases

We released the ArangoDB 2.4 beta. You can find a full list of changes in our change-log. Here are some of the changes:

  • We have upgraded our V8 version
  • FoxxGenerator – A framework for building standardized Hypermedia APIs is added
  • Our web interface for Foxx applications has got a complete re-design
  • Some AQL improvements like optimizer and language improvements

ArangoDB related (Drivers & more)

  • Clarango 0.6.0: Stefan Edlich and Peter Fessel updated their clojure driver to support Arango 2.3
  • arango-session: J Patrick Davenport made a Ring compatible session manager built on ArangoDB

Documentation and Cookbook

Questions on Stack Overflow


Not answered yet:


  • January 24, 2015 – Cambridge, UK: /dev/winter
  • April 21-23, 2015 – Berlin, Germany: Netways


Did you know?

You can test your Foxx applications with

$ arangod --javascript.dev-app-path /home/user/apps /tmp/fancy_db

This will start the ArangoDB server in development mode. For more information look here.

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Frank Celler

Frank Celler

Frank is both entrepreneur and backend developer, developing mostly memory databases for two decades. He is the CTO and co-founder of ArangoDB. Try to challenge Frank asking him questions on C, C++ and MRuby. Besides Frank organizes Cologne’s NoSQL group & is an active member of NoSQL community.

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