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Data Security in the Age of Cloud Native Apps

Cloud native deployments without cloud-native technology can increase the chances of unexpected access to services and data. In 2017, 26,000 unsecured MongoDB instances were deleted in addition to other high-profile breaches. A cl...

Secure Hierarchical Multi-tenancy Patterns

FaunaDB’s multi-tenant architecture is designed for operational simplicity, allowing a single FaunaDB cluster to support multiple regions and as many applications and databases as desired. Robust quality-of-service (QoS) controls ...

The Life of a FaunaDB Query

FaunaDB is a transactional NoSQL database for mission critical data. The engineering team at Fauna, tasked with building the next generation of high-performance scalable databases, identified three criteria in FaunaDB’s design pha...

Understanding Nothing (or NULL) in FaunaDB

This is the first post in an occasional blog series answering questions submitted by the developer community. Here, Fauna Senior Core Engineer John Miller, III, offers practical examples to help you understand the definition and b...

Index Queries in FaunaDB

Most applications need to look up database records by attribute, for instance to find all customers in a given postal code, or to create a game leaderboard by listing players by high score. Without database indexes, these queries ...