Today 10gen is changing its name to MongoDB, Inc. I wanted to share my thoughts on the change with the MongoDB community.
The short version: the company is completely dedicated to building and supporting MongoDB, so it made sense to have a name which clearly communicates that focus.
The long version, for those who want more context, starts with some history. When Dwight and Eliot founded 10gen they were building an open source cloud computing stack. Of course with multiple products under development the company had a name and an identity separate from any of the products. Fairly early on,... Read More >