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Weekly Newsletter – December 11, 2014 | ArangoDB Updates

ArangoDB Release

We released ArangoDB 2.3.2 with some bug fixes. You can find a full list of changes in our change-log. Here is a short extract:

  • added AQL optimizer rule for removing INTO from a COLLECT statement if not needed
  • fixed missing makeDirectory when fetching a Foxx application from a zip file
  • fixed issue #1173: AQL Editor “Save current query” resets user password

ArangoDB related (Drivers & more)

  • ArangoPy 0.5.3 (Python): Sascha Häusler has updated the Python driver so it is compatible with 2.3
  • ansible-arangodb 1.0.0: Patrick Huber made an install helper, in this case Ansible-Galaxy. Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates

Documentation and Cookbook

  • Joins in AQL: How to join documents from several collections. Thanks to Frank Celler

Questions on Stack Overflow


Not answered yet:


  • imasters.expert – ArangoDB: Documents, Key-value and Graphs on a Multi-purpose Database
  • Building Hypermedia API’s – FoxxGenerator: The third and final blog post from Lucas about topic

Did you know?

You can easily set up your own ArangoDB Cluster. First of all you need to edit the config-file /etc/arangodb/arangod.conf and change the lines

disable-dispatcher-kickstarter = yes
disable-dispatcher-frontend = yes


disable-dispatcher-kickstarter = no
disable-dispatcher-frontend = no

Now save and restart /etc/ini.d/arangodb restart. Here you can find the rest of the instructions how to set up your cluster.

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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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