Fans of MongoDB and Drupal have the chance to flock together at Drupalcon in Munich this week.
Running from August 20 - 24, the official conference of the Drupal community features ...Birds of a Featherâ€œ sessions alongside formally scheduled presentations. Included among these is a session organised by 10gen on ...Practical MongoDB and Drupalâ€œ.
Birds of a Feather workshops are informal and openly scheduled workshops, giving like-minded individuals a chance to talk about a common problem and discuss topical issues.
...Practical MongoDB and Drupalâ€œ will look at Drupal7’s plugable class architecture, and how we can easily swap Drupal’s underlying... Read More >
In an ongoing effort to support New York City Tech, Mayor Mike Bloomberg stopped by the 10gen New York Office today for a meet and greet while the company's global offices (Palo Alto, London and Dublin) tuned in and interacted with the Mayor via internet stream.
Only scheduled for a short visit, the Mayor spent more than an hour with the team discussing his personal history in tech, answering questions from staff and expressing his support for what he called the “intellectual capital of the world.”
“If intellectual capital is the foundation of your business, New York... Read More >
10gen will be sponsoring the second annual NoSQL Now!, from August 21st through the 23rd in San Jose, California. The goal of the educational conference is to ...describe the diversity of NoSQL technologies available to all organizations to address their business needs, and to offer objective evaluation processes to match the right NoSQL solutions with the right business challenge.â€œ
10gen and members of the MongoDB community plan to discuss many of the advantages (and challenges) of MongoDB, and demonstrate how it is being used today in both enterprise IT and start-up companies.
We at 10gen are excited about our ongoing collaboration with Microsoft. We are actively leveraging new features in Windows Azure to ensure our common customers using MongoDB on Windows Azure have access to the latest features and the best possible experience.
In early June, Microsoft announced the preview version of Windows Azure VM, which enables customers to deploy and run Windows and Linux instances on Windows Azure. This provides more control over actual instances as opposed to using Worker Roles. Additionally, this is the paradigm that is most familiar to users who run instances in their own private clouds or... Read More >
10gen sponsored OSCON, O’Reilly's annual open source convention in Portland, OR for the third consecutive year - July 16-20. Green shirts and MongoDB mugs were in high demand, while Chief Solutions Architect Steve Francia and Director of Community Marketing Meghan Gill presented, and conducted Q&As, to packed rooms of developers and open source enthusiasts. We were really excited to be joined by two community members—Greg Brockman from Stripe and Paul Scott of DSTV Online —who delivered talks that receivedexcellent reception.
“Show me your code and conceal your data structures, and I shall continue to be mystified. Show me your data structures, and I won’t usually need your code; it’ll be obvious.” - Eric Raymond, in The Cathedral and the Bazaar, 1997
The fundamental task of programming is telling a computer how to do something. Because of this, much of the innovation in the field of software development has been linguistic innovation; that is, innovation in the ease and effectiveness with which a programmer is able to instruct a computer system. While machines operate in binary, we don’t talk... Read More >
We recently spoke with Nate Good, Director of Software Engineering at ShowClix, about ShowClix's technology stack and use of MongoDB.
WHAT IS SHOWCLIX?
ShowClix was founded in 2007 as a live event search engine and has evolved into the full-service event ticketing system. Millions of tickets, three offices and two cereal walls later, ShowClix is the preferred ticketing solution for thousands of performing arts theatres, live music venues, and festivals Ã¢â‚¬â€ù as well as museums, non-profit fundraisers, nightclubs, even circuses and rodeos.