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We’re excited to announce MongoDB.Local SF! Join us on October 12 for a one-day educational conference to learn best practices for building and deploying your giant ideas. With 20+ technical sessions, jumpstarts, and tutorials, you’ll be able to customize your agenda based on interest and experience level. Our engineers will cover topics including application architecture, schema design, microservices, analytics, performance, and more. Check out top sessions, like Spark and Machine Learning and Implementing Your Full Stack App with MongoDB Stitch. Curious about what’s new in MongoDB 3.6? Want to get the details on MongoDB Stitch? You won’t want to miss the keynote from MongoDB’s CTO & Co-Founder Eliot Horowitz. You can also get your specific questions answered by scheduling one-on-one consulting with a MongoDB engineer. We’ve got your logistics covered, too. Enjoy ... (more)

Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters - Part II

In the blog post, "Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters", we introduced how to use curl to launch and edit a MongoDB Atlas cluster. The concepts in that post helped establish the groundwork for being able to launch MongoDB Atlas clusters with many of the popular DevOps automation tools available in the market. We recommend reading the post linked above as a prerequisite to what we will cover here — some common use cases with the MongoDB Atlas API. The GUI versus API While point-and-click actions in the MongoDB Atlas GUI are easy, they do not necessa... (more)

Update: How to Avoid a Malicious Attack That Ransoms Your Data

A New Wave of Ransomware Attacks Reports have emerged of a new wave of ransomware attackers searching for misconfigured and unmaintained instances of MongoDB. We have been monitoring the situation closely to help investigate and provide assistance. It is important to note this new wave of attacks does not indicate a new risk, just new targets. However, the new wave displayed some characteristics that merit further investigation: for example, we note that just one threat identity has claimed most of the newly targeted deployments. We’ve reviewed these details to understand where a... (more)

New to MongoDB Atlas: More Azure Regions, Monitoring Metrics via the API, Cross-Project Restores, Test Failover

Earlier this year, we announced the availability of our cloud database service, MongoDB Atlas, with global support for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. And since then, we’ve been humbled by the overwhelming reception from the global community of MongoDB users. Customers like Ticketek — Australia’s largest ticketing company in sports and entertainment — which now uses MongoDB Atlas to support the core transactional systems needed to power their multi-channel ticket sales and distribution network. “Everyone knows Ticketek from an A/NZ perspective, but... (more)

How Our FinTech Startup Migrated to MongoDB’s Database-as-a-Service to Save Time and Money

aBorrow is a Thailand-based fintech platform that matches loan products with borrowers’ profiles and needs. Launched in 2016, aBorrow needed a database they could trust to provide the high quality security and scalability required to handle their growing business Co-Founder and CTO, Cholathit Khueankaew, shares how MongoDB Atlas satisfied that need and transformed aBorrow’s business quickly, easily, and affordably. As CTO and co-founder of a small business in Thailand, I spent hours managing production database configuration and monitoring until MongoDB Atlas was introduced. Mon... (more)