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Discogs Engineering Updates, August 10th – August 28th, 2017

Website Features Minor adjustments to the language in emails letting sellers know that an item they’re selling has been blocked from sale in the Marketplace. The profile GET operation in the Discogs API now includes the URL of the user’s selected banner image. Mobile Apps: Discogs iOS App Version 1.13 released Included were several stability […]

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MongoDB is Web Scale

MongoDB was initially added to our stack 2 years ago for our currently on-hold Tracks project. With some initial success, we quickly migrated over some of our other persistence layers; blog entries, forum threads, help documentation and other tools. After 2 years we’ve discovered that while MongoDB is very good at certain things, it is […]

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Marketplace Order Notifications

We’ve just introduced a new notification setting for Marketplace Orders. You now have the option to receive notifications updates on your orders in your Discogs inbox, or personal email inbox. Change your notification settings here: https://www.discogs.com/settings/notifications

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Forum Notifications

We’ve just introduced a new notification setting for the Forum. You now have the option to receive reply notifications for threads you’re watching in your Discogs inbox, or personal email inbox. Change your notification settings here: https://www.discogs.com/settings/notifications

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Forum Updates – Making the move from MySQL to MongoDB

Before I started working at Discogs, the team asked if there was anything I’d like to work on in particular. My response was the Forum. Finally my dream became a reality. I spent the last two months rewriting the Forum from the ground up. Most of you may have only noticed some minor interface changes, […]

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