For the 7th Annual Crunchie Awards, TechCrunch, Gigaom, and Venturebeat are coming together to celebrate the best of technology. MongoDB would like to extend special congratulations to several of this year’s nominees who use MongoDB.
Lyft is nominated for Best Collaborative Consumption Service. They use MongoDB to store and index geolocation data for their car-sharing service.
Mailbox and Tinder are nominated for Best Mobile Application. Mailbox uses MongoDB to store email and other related user data. Tinder, a social matching site, uses MongoDB to store messages sent between matches.
Coinbase, a digital wallet for Bitcoin, is nominated for the Best... Read More >
We're excited to introduce you to Trisha Gee, a Java Engineer and Evangelist based in Spain.
What is your role at MongoDB?
I’m a Java Engineer. I work on the Java driver for the Developer Experience team.
Where were you before MongoDB? Why did you choose to come to MongoDB?
I’ve been a Java engineer for twelve years since I graduated in 2001. Before joining MongoDB just over a year ago, I was working for company called LMAX Exchange, a financial exchange in London focusing on low latency, high performance trading.
Football is a resource-intensive sport. The strategy and people power that help bring a team into top shape are enormous. Playbooks look like phone books and the hours of game and practice footage are difficult to distribute to teams and coaching staff. Many teams, however, have gotten an edge by using Hudl, a platform that offers secure access to video analysis tools from any computer or mobile device. The MongoDB-based platform makes it easy to upload, sort, analyze and share video to help coaches learn about their teams, scout opponents and win.
After facing bottlenecks with SQL, Hudl turned... Read More >
In early December MongoDB was named the most popular database among Linux users. While a great commendation of the work MongoDB's development community has done, such accolades don't fully convey the breadth and depth of MongoDB's popularity. To get a more complete picture of just how successful MongoDB has been, it's important to factor in a number of different measures...
We're excited to introduce you to Stacy Ferranti, our Campus Recruiting and University Relations Manager.
What is your role at MongoDB?
I manage our Campus Recruiting and University Relations program. I recruit current students and recent graduates to join our summer internship or new grad program. I focus mostly on software engineers and tech recruits. Once the interns and new grads arrive, I manage the summer program and new grad rotational program. I liken what I do to the NFL draft: bringing up college kids to the pros.
Where were you before MongoDB? Why did you choose to... Read More >
Before looking ahead to 2014, let's revisit the top MongoDB stories from the past year. It's been a full year, from changing the company's name to MongoDB to align our vision with the community to launching our MongoDB Backup Service. Here are the top posts from the MongoDB blog in 2013.