As part of a series showcasing our wonderful employees, we're featuring interviews each week. You've already met Brendan Coleman, our director of Business Development, and Barrie Segal, the the Project Manager for the Development Experience team. We're excited to introduce you to Will LaForest, the Senior Director of US Federal Sales.
What is your role at MongoDB? What department do you work in?
I head up the Department of Tax Reclamation, based in Washington, D.C. When I started, I told Dwight I would sell the government enough software to get his tax money back. I think... Read More >
In HR and Accounting, keeping track of employee or transactional information is a complex task. Numeric data is frequently considered the domain of the relational database, but attributes like addresses or skills are more difficult to serialize. With data volume growing alongside reliance on complex data structures to improve operational insights, the relational model increasingly falls short. Richard Minney is the co-founder of iBE.net, an Enterprise Resource Planning and Professional Services Automation (ERP/PSA) system. He turned to MongoDB to address this challenge and model his company’s complex data.
iBE.net provides end-to-end applications to help smaller consulting firms... Read More >
As part of a series showcasing our wonderful employees, we're featuring interviews each week, structured as a light Q&A. Last time you met Brendan Coleman, our director of Business Development. This week we're introducing you to Barrie Segal, the Project Manager for the Development Experience team.
What is your role at MongoDB?
I started off as a Support Engineer. Now I’m the Project Manager for the Developer Experience team, which is comprised of our nine drivers, the documentation team and the internal tools team, which totals around 35 people. I’m also temporarily moonlighting as a PM... Read More >
On October 26th, 2013, the NYC Monthly Music Hackathon took over a floor of the Woolworth Building to make spooky Halloween inventions.
The challenge of the Haunted Hackathon was to make immersive audiovisual installations that could be experienced either as a Halloween haunted house or an art gallery. As you exited the elevator, you encountered a vibrating pile of amplified halloween noisemaking toys, systematic multichannel sound patterns swirling around a reverberant rotunda, a business meeting of disembodied jack-o-lantern heads with speakers for mouths, sounds of a trapped man emanating from a closet, a scene in an office moments after a... Read More >
MongoDB has helped hundreds of organizations reinvent data management to become more agile and scalable, from geolocation apps like foursquare, to powering next-generation content management systems at MTV. Recently, MetLife faced the challenge of creating a new user-experience optimized application and chose MongoDB as their data engine. The decision resulted in transitioning more than seventy administrative systems to build a product that would effectively serve over one hundred million customers.
With MongoDB, Metlife was able to create a 360-degree representation of each of their customers. The new system simplifies the onboarding process for new hires with no... Read More >
Protecting your mission critical MongoDB data has never been easier or more affordable. MongoDB Management Service (MMS) provides continuous, online backup with point-in-time recovery of replica sets and consistent snapshots of sharded clusters with limited performance impact. The service is designed and managed by the team that created MongoDB, so you can rest assured that you always have a reliable backup.
Lower MMS Backup Prices
We are pleased to announce that we are reducing prices for MMS Backup and simplifying the cost structure. Under the new prices, we expect that most customers will see a cost reduction of about... Read More >