You cannot go to a lacrosse or football game without seeing Under Armour, the leading brand in sports apparel. Their innovative compression technology completely changed the environment for athletic gear, and in 2011, they realized their online shop needed to play as hard as their clothing in time for the holiday shopping season, a mere eight months away. They chose MongoDB as their database of choice for their new custom-built ecommerce system.
Under Armour’s online store needed a significant update to better represent their innovative brand. But... Read More >
Last Friday, 10gen announced the opening of our new EMEA Headquarters in Dublin City Center along with a new recruiting campaign aimed at bringing over 60 skilled jobs to Ireland in the next 3 years.
“Our Dublin expansion is a true testament to the increasing adoption of MongoDB, and the growing demand for cutting edge technical skills in the region,” said Max Schireson, 10gen CEO. “Our EMEA headquarters is very close to leading educational institutions which makes it an ideal location to recruit young, talented graduates who are serious about building a career in technology.”
On May 10, we welcomed 900 members of the Bay Area MongoDB community to our fourth annual MongoSF.
Eliot Horowitz, 10gen’s Co-Founder and CTO, opened the event by sharing his key thoughts on the state of MongoDB: the maturity of the product, innovation, and improving operations. To the last point, he introduced MongoDB Backup Service, 10gen’s cloud-based backup service that will backup your MongoDB deployment to 10gen’s data centers reliably and conveniently.
10gen’s CEO, Max Schireson, followed Eliot’s opening by discussing the enterprise adoption of MongoDB, pointing to MongoDB use cases such as the Wall Project at... Read More >
As well as mobile as the input and output for much of this data:
The interesting thing about both trends is that NoSQL databases are criticallly important to both. MongoDB, in particular, is the leading NoSQL database for mobile applications. It's not hard to guess why: MongoDB's rich data model and flexible schema... Read More >
The MongoDB and Node stack entered the enterprise: eBay’s engineering team announced their first Node.js project, called “Talk”, powered by MongoDB. This particular project had to be “as real-time as possible,” and handle heavy I/O operations, pushing eBay to switch from their typical
Earlier this month, we announced that MetLife had selected MongoDB as the backend for an application called “The Wall” to provide a single view of customer data. Using MongoDB, MetLife was able to leverage data from over 70 different systems to improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs. Even more impressive is that the team at MetLife built the prototype on MongoDB in two weeks.
Interested in learning more about MetLife’s success? Here is some further reading:
Despite how simple MongoDB is to learn and use for application development, it still comes burdened with lingo that outsiders can find abstruse. Actually, this is a problem common to a lot of great technology, which is why I appreciate it when someone takes the time to make business sense of complex technology.