Glynn Bird

Before joining IBM Cloud Data Services, Glynn served as the Head of IT and Development for Central Index, creating a white-label frontend for a NoSQL business directory (using PHP, Node.js, MySQL, Redis, Cloudant, and Redshift). His experience includes writing CRM systems, "find my nearest" indexes, e-commerce platforms, and a phone tracking app. He also built a transport route-planning system in Java. Glynn got his start in Research and Development for the steel industry, creating control and instrumentation systems. Outside work, Glynn enjoys guitars, football, crosswords, and Victorian fiction.

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Caching Cloudant Requests with cachemachine

Increase app response time and spare your data services unnecessary work. Use cachemachine to cache any HTTP service with Redis as the cache store, and...

Blazingly Fast Geospatial Queries with Redis

Use Redis and and Python scripts to speed your geospatial queries.

Enhanced Cloudant Search with Watson Alchemy

Create an app that takes an RSS news feed, passes it through the Alchemy Language API, then saves the enhanced data to Cloudant for querying.

Building Offline-First, Progressive Web Apps

In this article, I aim to summarise Progressive Web Apps and provide recommendations from my own experience refactoring code to take advantage of offline-first storage...

Plug into the Cloudant Node.js Library v1.5

Today marks version 1.5 of the Cloudant Node.js Library. The library comes with a new plug-in system, and the Keep-Alive option is now on...

Importing JSON Documents with nosqlimport

Introducing nosqlimport, an npm module to help you import comma-separated and tab-separated files into your JSON document store of choice: Apache CouchDB™, Elasticsearch or MongoDB.

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