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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...
Sitecore as a Service from Avanade and MongoDB In today’s connected world, customers are more informed and demanding than ever before. Brands are judged as much by the experience they deliver to their customers as they are for their products or services. These expectations raise the ...
The MongoDB Atlas free tier provides a simple interface to create and work with MongoDB databases and is great for prototyping, early development, or learning the database. But at some point, you may need or want to make use of the features not included with the M0 instance size, incl...
Welcome to part 3 of our 4-part blog series. In part 1, we provided a primer into the GDPR – covering its rationale, and key measures In part 2, we explored what the GDPR means for your data platform In today’s part 3, we’ll discuss how MongoDB’s products and services can support you...
We are planning a lot of MongoDB User Groups (MUGs) for the next few months. Eleven in total. We will be covering schema design, the upcoming 3.6 release of MongoDB, and a host of other topics. At the Munich and London events, Amadeus, one of the world’s largest travel technology comp...
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 wav...
Welcome to part 2 of our 4-part blog series. In part 1, we provided a primer into the GDPR – covering its rationale, and key measures In todays part 2, we’ll explore what the GDPR means for your data platform In part 3, we’ll discuss how MongoDB’s products and services can support yo...
When it comes to healthcare, the patient experience is always a top priority. Organizations must coordinate a variety of services from room cleaning to patient transport fast and efficiently. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH), the largest healthcare system in Memphis, Tennessee, re...
The timeline for compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching. From May 25th 2018, any organization failing to satisfy the new regulation faces fines of up to 4% of global revenues, or €20m – whichever is greater – as well as the po...
At this year’s MongoDB World, we welcomed a new cohort of Scholars as part of our Diversity Scholarship. Through the program, members of underrepresented groups in technology receive complimentary access to the conference, training, and mentorship. We received 200 applications from tec...
The #MongoDBSummer17 Interns have been able to work on some pretty amazing projects this intern season. Whether they were writing code to enhance user experience across the globe, preparing our newest backend as a service, MongoDB Stitch, for launch, or creating e-learning platforms fo...
Bluedot Innovation provides a location services platform that enables location-based commerce and social innovation across any industry where mobility and geospatial awareness can add value. With customers like News Corp, Shell and Samsung and a solution on Salesforce Marketing Cloud, ...
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 ...
In a recent 6 part blog series on the MEAN & MERN stacks, I stepped through how you can build modern applications on a stack of MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and Angular or React. What if there was a service that took care of everything apart from the application frontend (Angular, Re...
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 ma...
For students studying computer science in public universities and community colleges, it can be difficult to land a dream internship. The supposition is that many organizations are so selective in their qualifications that they tend to only consider students from top private institutio...
With the next AWS Summit just around the corner (literally and figuratively), we thought we’d recap some of our favorite AWS-related tutorials. 1. Using Kinesis for high-volume data streaming: This post was written in the run-up to AWS re:Invent last year but it’s still very useful f...
How do you build a great company? You hire great people. How do you hire great people? You look for great resumes. Seems straightforward enough, but can a resume truly reflect a person’s quality, character or potential? Is it possible that by focusing on resumes, we are missing out on ...
For this week’s spotlight we’re chatting with Konstantin Manchev, a DBA- and DEV-certified professional who works as a MongoDB Database Administrator at the European Patent Office out of the Netherlands. Konstantin has worked on several interesting telecom data analysis projects throug...
As announced at MongoDB World ‘17, MongoDB Atlas, the database-as-a-service provided by the creators of MongoDB, is now available on the three major public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure. In this blog post, I’ll cover the integration of ...
This is a guest post from Brent Mills, Principal Infrastructure Engineer at Vyopta, an analytics company that enterprises use to monitor, support, and optimize their video and unified collaboration systems. MongoDB has always been very attractive to developers in part due to the ease w...
Monitoring and alerting are key ingredients of the DevOps methodology put into practice. The systems that you run or the applications on them will generate a ton of telemetry data that you can use as actionable insight to inform your database monitoring and management strategy. Wheth...
The summer months are an extraordinary time for our NYC headquarters, and not because of the immense heat that infiltrates the surrounding Times Square. Each summer we are joined by college students from all over the country and the world, who have chosen MongoDB as their place to lear...
A digital revolution is happening at HSBC. As one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, the company is building global digital solutions that will help customers worldwide to manage their personal and business finances. The drive for digital innovatio...
Thank you to our attendees and sponsors who attended MongoDB World 2017! Were you unable to make the event? Don’t worry. We’ve put together our favorite highlights from this year’s conference. MongoDB World Video Recap Launch of MongoDB Stitch Backend as a Service (BaaS) We releas...
As we continue the #MongoDBSummer17 Intern Series, we wanted to highlight one of our interns who took an atypical path to Computer Science. She helps to validate that success stems from determination, and not necessarily years of experience. Samy Lanka is a Seattle native and Universit...
This post is a sequel to Getting Started with MongoDB, Node.js and Restify. We’ll now guide you through the steps needed to modify your API by introducing Mongoose. If you have not yet created the base application, please head back and read the original tutorial. In this post, we’ll d...
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly seeking ways to innovate in customer experience, while reducing reliance on legacy technologies. Alight Solutions, formerly part of Aon PLC, was attempting to integrate customer data stored in multiple source systems hosted on its zOS mainframe an...
The Forbes Cloud 100 list is only in its second year, but it’s already established itself as one of the most prestigious media markers for success in the cloud computing world. It’s fitting that just one year after MongoDB Atlas was introduced to the market, technically qualifying Mon...
InVision was recognized at MongoDB World 2017 as the winner of the MongoDB Innovation Award: Atlas category. We had the opportunity to sit down with Dana Lawson, InVision’s VP of Platform Engineering to learn more about their innovation. Tell us about InVision InVision is the world’s l...
This blog post is a tutorial written for Sitecore administrators who would like to deploy Sitecore on Microsoft Azure with MongoDB Atlas as the Database as a Service (DBaaS provider) for Sitecore’s MongoDB databases. The Sitecore Azure Toolkit scripts allow you to easily deploy Siteco...
Lucas Morales and Matthew Chiaravalloti are two of this years #MongoDBSummer17 interns, working on our newly released Backend as a Service (BaaS), MongoDB Stitch. They joined the team prior to the announcement which was made at MongoDB World in Chicago, and were able to work on Stitch ...
Choosing a database service provider for running your MongoDB deployments is not a decision to be taken lightly. You need a partner that you can trust to keep your databases available, secure, and running according to best practices. For aspects of your cluster that you do want to cont...
At MongoDB World last month, we announced the first MongoDB Startup Accelerator – a program designed to give early-stage startups the resources they need to grow their businesses. For startups, time and money are the scarcest resources, and being able to focus on application functional...
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, ...
This is a guest post from Tom Spitzer, Vice President, Engineering of EC Wise, Inc. To expand on the MongoDB LDAP documentation, the objective of this post is to elaborate on configuring LDAP authentication for MongoDB. We will use the Mini-Clinic application presented at MongoDB World...
We went to see our good friends Nuxeo and ask them what’s the best way to manage content at enterprise scale. They told us about how customers use MongoDB and their content services platform to deliver business applications with high scalability. Let’s hear about Thierry Delprat, Nuxeo...
A minister and a sailor walk into the MongoDB office… No, this isn’t a bar joke gone rogue. A sailor and a minister both really walk into MongoDB offices every day as MongoDB Technical Services Engineers (TSEs). Charles Merrill is a TSE on the Applications and Integrations Team at Mon...
As data volumes grow, and business agility becomes the differentiator between success and failure, enterprises are increasingly re-evaluating legacy technology choices. In order to meet customer demands for higher performance and to develop the new, data-rich services demanded by the b...
Yesterday, we announced the release of MongoDB Stitch, a backend as a service for MongoDB designed for the modern application development paradigm. As with MongoDB Server, MongoDB Stitch was born to ameliorate the drudgery associated with building applications and replace it with the j...