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Would you like some Mongo with your Postgres?

Speaking of PostgreSQL, ToroDB is a JSON database that runs on top of Postgres. JSON documents are stored relationally, not as a blob/jsonb. This leads to significant storage and I/O savings. It speaks natively the MongoDB protocol, meaning that it can be used with any mongo-compatible client. MongoDB client compatibility. Smart. Still early days, though: ToroDB follows a RERO (Release Early, Release Often) policy. Current version is considered a "developer preview" and hence is not suitable for production use. However, any feedback, contributions, help and/or patches are very welcome.


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pgweb: a web-based PostgreSQL database browser written in Go

PostgreSQL is — hands-down — my favorite persistence engine. However, it has long lacked the tooling of its alternatives. Tools like pgweb are changing that story. This is a web-based browser for PostgreSQL database server. It's written in Go and works on Mac OSX, Linux and Windows machines... This project is an attempt to create a very simple and portable application to work with PostgreSQL databases.


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Strip: A side loading Lightbox that works great at all sizes

Great idea and solid execution on a less intrusive responsive Lightbox: Strip is a Lightbox that only partially covers the page. This makes it less intrusive and leaves room to interact with the page on larger screens while giving smaller mobile devices the classic Lightbox experience. Check out the demos on the Strip homepage to see what the buzz is all about.

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