In anticipation of MongoSV, 10gen is offering ten free, digital pre-release copies of MongoDB in Action by Kyle Banker to readers excited to get their hands on the guide. Beginning on November 28, you can tweet at @10gen with the hashtag #mongosv to enter the contest. In your tweet, tell us why you want a free copy of the book.
As if MongoSV weren't exciting enough already, we're also happy to announce that copies of MongoDB in Action will be handed out to attendees who pre-order at http://manning.com/banker/. Kyle will be on hand to... Read More >
Last week, we kicked off our MongoDB Community Awards program with a call for peer nominations from the MongoDB user community. You can still nominate a community member for one of our three award categoriesÃ¢â‚¬â€ùInnovative Application, Core Contributor, or Community Champion The 10gen team will pick three finalists in each category, and all the finalists (that's nine in total!) will be invited to attend MongoSV as our guests on December 9th.
From December 2 through December 7, we'll ask the MongoDB community to vote on their preferred candidate in each category. Finalists may encourage voting by sharing... Read More >
In May I had the opportunity to speak at the MongoDB conference in SF. I ran through how Loggly uses MongoDB to store statistical data on the data we recieve and how customers can use our API calls to render visualizations of their logging data. I also hacked a visualization example of events per device using the smashing protovis.js library, which you can view here.
I'm thoroughly excited to announce I will be speaking again at the MongoSV conference in Santa Clara in December.
We're pleased to announce MongoDB Motors, an easy and fun way for MongoDB fans who live in downtown San Francisco to get to MongoSV. We've chartered luxury buses from downtown San Francisco to take you directly to the conference, providing free wireless and breakfast on the way. Bus riders will also get their registration badge and swag while in transit, to make checking in at MongoSV quick and easy upon your arrival.
On the mongosv.com registration page, there are now tickets available for conference signup and the bus ride. Register soon, as early bird pricing for MongoSV ends... Read More >
In recent years, the drumbeat of vendors proclaiming the ascendancy of NoSQL has become increasingly loud. One of the NoSQL vendors that is seeing business results from its NoSQL solution is 10gen, which is the lead commercial sponsor behind the open source MongoDB NoSQL database.
“We’re seeing the NoSQL space really taking off now and it’s being used in a significant way by a lot of people, including a lot of large enterprises,” Dwight Merriman, CEO and co-founder of 10gen, told InternetNews.com. “So big Internet companies like Craigslist and Shutterfly as well as big companies like SAP, Telefonica and LexisNexis... Read More >
At MongoSV, 10gen will present awards to peer-nominated community members for their contributions to the MongoDB project. Whether they've used MongoDB to build innovative applications, worked to expand and connect the MongoDB user community, or improved the MongoDB codebase, we consider our contributors to be part of the extended MongoDB family.
Through November 25th, we're accepting award nominations for the following categories:
Innovative Application Award This award recognizes a company or individual who has built an innovative application using MongoDB. In the submission form, tell us what the application does and describe specifically how MongoDB enabled its success.
Leading Non-relational Database Provides Core Backend Infrastructure on Amazon Web Services and Scales with Growing Community of More Than 30 Million Users
NEW YORK -- November 1, 2011 -- 10gen, the company behind MongoDB, today announced that Viber Media is using MongoDB as the core cloud infrastructure for its popular iPhone and Android applications that offer free phone calls and text messaging between users over 3G and wireless networks. Viber selected MongoDB for its ability to scale as more users join the Viber community, and to manage peak and unpredictable data loads from its 30 million plus registered mobile users.... Read More >