With a bright idea and a credit card, hundreds of startups and small businesses have launched and scaled in the last few years thanks to affordable cloud solutions like Amazon, Box, and Salesforce.
The cloud continues to deliver these advantages today, but it now has credible story to tell prospective customers in the enterprise, and real efforts are being made to connect disparate cloud services with one another, or with legacy systems running inside the data center.
CloudBeat 2013 will track the growing maturity of the cloud with two days of high-level discussions, customer case studies, breakout sessions, and... Read More >
The data warehouse business has been great for at least a decade as almost every sizable company has been finding itself awash in data that it could not bring itself to part with, and was willing to pay a lot to have it stored, organized, and analyzed. But in an era of open tools – such as Hadoop - plus a push to lower costs by using commodity hardware, has the clock started to tick down on closed data warehouses?
Data warehouses are fairly simple. They are built to accommodate a business’s data, often its structured data, although with a... Read More >
Nicholas Tang, who leads 10gen’s North American support team, recently presented on Performance Tuning and Monitoring Using MongoDB Management Service (MMS) in a live webcast. In the session, Nicholas explained what MMS is, why you should use it, how you can set it up and how to use it for performance tuning. He then gave some examples of real-world scenarios where he worked with customers to use MMS to diagnose and debug performance issues using MMS. The video and slides are now available online below.
Channel 4, one of the UK's most popular television networks, recently won an award in the "Best Technical Innovation" category at the Online Media awards. The website awarded called Scrapbook is a place to tag and collect content from the Channel 4's TV shows, was built with MongoDB in just 19 weeks.
Now Big Data has even won a Gartner Seal of Approval, so to speak, with the publication of a new report that says Big Data is on the fast track to maturity and by 2016 it will just be data. The huge idea here is that as information goes cross-platform and vaults up in volume, very shortly Big Data will become another norm of how business gets done.
By no means will all data be Big Data - that would make no sense because there of course are key values found in certain, specific data warehouses that are quite... Read More >
Adam Comerford is manager of MongoDB’s support team in Dublin.
MongoDB Management Service (MMS) is is a cloud-based suite of services for managing MongoDB deployments, providing both monitoring and backup capabilities. In this post, we'll outline 5 alerts you should set up in MMS to keep your MongoDB deployment on track. We’ll explore what each alert means for a MongoDB instance, as well as how to calibrate the alert triggers to be relevant to your environment.
The goal here is to make this a repeatable process for any and all alerts. First let’s describe the general validation process you... Read More >
Today when you visit mms.mongodb.com, you’ll notice that it has a new name: MongoDB Management Service (MMS). We’re rolling up all of our management tools (Monitoring, Backup and more to come) into a single suite that is the comprehensive service for managing MongoDB.
When we first released MMS in 2011, it was a monitoring tool only (in fact, it stood for MongoDB Monitoring Service), intended to help our users monitor and optimize the performance of their deployments. We were thrilled with the response from the users. Monitoring quickly became a critical tool both to our community users and in... Read More >