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ArangoDB Weekly 32: Updates, Tips, and Community Highlights

In the past two weeks we’ve celebrated some lock-hunting days, trying to eliminate read/write locks to enhance throughput . Furthermore, we did some large cluster tests on GCE, which will be continued over the next days. A maintenance release of ArangoDB 2.6, released earlier this week, comes with a new V8 engine.

ArangoDB Releases

Two maintenance releases are available. ArangoDB 2.5.7 and ArangoDB 2.6.4 use an upgraded V8 engine (

Download ArangoDB 2.6.4

Articles and Presentations

ArangoDB related (Drivers & more)

  • (Clojure) Travesedo 0.6.2: Added connection pooling along with other HTTP configuration improvements (J. Patrick Davenport)
  • (Delphi) arangodb-delphi-driver : New project by giquieu
  • (Java) arangodb-java-driver (2.5.7): bugfix release. Deserialization of BaseDocument. (Achim Brandt)
  • (JavaScript) ArangoJS 3.9.1: added lookupByKey, skiplist/hash index options (Alan Plum)
  • (Python) pyArango : Updated documentation, small fix. (Tariq Daouda)
  • (Python) python-arango : Name changed from py-arango. (Joohwan Oh)
  • (Python) ArangoPy : Python 3.4 support (Sascha Häusler)
  • (Docker) arangodb/docker : added dependencies (Willi Goesgens)
  • (PHP) CakePHP-ArangoDB : ArangoDB document support in CakePHP (Rahul Singh)
  • Vagrant box centos7 with pre-installed ArangoDB (Guliy)

Documentation and Cookbook

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Ingo Friepoertner

Ingo is dealing with all the good ideas from the ArangoDB community, customers and industry experts to improve the value provided by the company’s native multi-model approach. In former positions he worked as a product owner and tech consultant, building custom software solutions for large companies in various industries. Ingo holds a diploma in business informatics from FHDW University of Applied Sciences.

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