The MongoDB and Ruby ecosystem is strong and growing. With continued advancement of 10gen's MongoDB Ruby driver, community-developed tools such as MongoMapper and the growing Mongoid ODM projects Moped and Scooter, more and more developers are using MongoDB more fluidly with Ruby and the corresponding web frameworks.
We need you to share your expertise! We want to hear stories on how you've modeled data in Ruby, what tools you used, or step-by-step instructions for building an app. We're also interested to hear what tradeoffs you made, and the insights that you've had. This is an opportunity for the community... Read More >
Here at 10gen, we continue to cultivate our partnership with Microsoft and the Windows Azure team. As part of 10gen's commitment to make MongoDB available in the cloud, MongoDB is available on both Azure Cloud Services (PaaS) and Azure Virtual Machines (IaaS). At MongoDB Seattle, we had a chance to meet with our friends at Microsoft, who had a booth and presented at the conference.
10gen recently spoke with Senior Data Architect Vinayak Javaly, to learn more about EveryScreen Media and how the company built a scalable, high-performance, real-time mobile advertising bidding platform in Amazon EC2.Also be sure to check out Vinayak's presentation at a recent MongoNYC Meetup.
Tell us about EveryScreen Media
EveryScreen Media is a mobile real-time exchange and data analytics provider that makes mobile advertising uncomplicated and easy to execute. We have aggregated more than 50 billion mobile monthly impressions and... Read More >
We're pleased to announce 10gen Labs, a repository of open source, MongoDB-related tools and apps built by the 10gen team. As we develop new tools, we want to engage the community early on for feedback and testing. To facilitate that, we are consolidating several experimental projects under a single umbrella. 10gen Labs currently includes the following projects:
We recently chatted with VP of Engineering, Jorge Escobar, about his experience usingMongoDB for fast growing SaaS startup OrderGroove.
Tell us a little about OrderGroove.
Want to learn more about the new features in MongoDB 2.2? Sign up today for 10gen's Special Online Conference on What's new in MongoDB Version 2.2. This is your chance to learn more about the wide array of feature enhancements and performance improvements directly from 10gen Co-Founders Dwight Merriman (CEO) and Eliot Horowitz (CTO).
This free online conference will include:
A technical overview of concurrency changes in the new server
Real world examples of using the aggregation framework
Details on implementing tag-aware sharding
An overview of time-to-live collections and other interesting
Lennart Kroopman, our MongoDB Master of the week, is an early adopter of MongoDB and the creator of GrayLog2, a popular open source log management tool built with MongoDB. Based in Hamburg, Germany, he is currently an engineer at Xing, where he gets to hack on Ruby on Rails and GrayLog2.
What was it like getting started with MongoDB?
I started with MongoDB in late 2009 and was impressed by the great documentation and the number of available drivers for different programming languages. I started playing around with the Ruby driver, inserted some documents and learned about the query... Read More >
Some time ago, my friend Ligaya Turmelle suggested that I should come and talk at the JaxPHP/JaxWeb, the PHP and web developers usergroup in Jacksonville, Florida. And while I was there, why not visit a few other user groups too?
At all the meetups, 10gen (my employer) has kindly provided some swag - and rumours go that I get to buy you guys and girls a drink as well.
In the end, after discussing with other web/PHP usergroups in the Southeast of the US, we... Read More >