I'm excited to report that Dex (github) is now equipped with his first planned upgrade. For those of you who haven't met him, Dex is an open-source python tool that suggests indexes for your MongoDB database. The initial release of Dex supported logfile-based analysis only. Now, Dex can be run remotely by leveraging MongoDB's built-in database profiler. This new feature is invoked with the -p or —profile option. When you run Dex with -p, it connects to the specified MongoDB database and analyzes the queries already logged to your system.profile collection. As the diagram below shows, this... Read More >
Alteryx, a provider of strategic analytics, announced deeper integration with MongoDB in its Strategic Analytics 7.1 platform to provide new predictive analytics tools and deliver deeper customer insight with the packaging of new business critical data. Alteryx Strategic Analytics 7.1 features new native integration with MongoDB along with more robust Hadoop integration, offering the ability to compare data sets from varies sources such as spreadsheets, data warehouses, cloud data sources and packaged and syndicated market data.
...Alteryx is Humanizing Big Data by allowing customers to integrate any type of data, including unique packaged data, and then putting the... Read More >
With built-in geospatial indexing, MongoDB is an excellent option for storing and querying location data. But how are these capabilities being used in the real world? We decided to discuss how one of 10gen's partners, Thermopylae Sciences + Technology (TST), have been leveraging MongoDB for customers in the Federal and Commercial markets.
Who is TST?
TST is a 10gen partner that focuses on implementing MongoDB for customers in the Federal and Commercial sector. We are avid open source supporters and have contributed additional tools and capabilities to mongoDB and other OSS projects.
During Part 3 of the developing iPhone and Android apps in the cloud series, we went over signing up for a brewerydb.com account as well as downloading and deploying the BeerShift backend source code on OpenShift.
In this blog post, we will discuss the mobile application code and get it working inside of Titanium Studio. If you haven’t already installed and configured XCode, Titanium Studio, and the Android SDK, please follow the steps outlined in Part 2 of this series.
Step 1: Clone the BeerShift project
In order to start working with the mobile application for... Read More >
Engaging audiences on mobile is a key strategy for advertisers in the age of apps. Xtify helps brand can easily engage with customers through hyper-local targeting on smartphones, and they do it all with MongoDB.
What is Xtify
Xtify is a mobile engagement platform focused on helping our customers reach their users with highly contextualized messages when and where they will be most effective. Create rich individualized promotions through our web console and REST APIs and specify their delivery profiles using custom geofences, application usage paramaters, and user tags.... Read More >
The aggregation framework, one of the most powerful and highly anticipated features in the forthcoming MongoDB 2.2 release, lets you construct a server-side processing pipeline to... Read More >
The first ever online conference on MongoDB, Deep Dive with MongoDB, is happening this week on July 11. Sign up here, and see below for an easy way to win some MongoDB Swag in the days before the conference!