10gen today announced three new appointments to its seasoned executive team including Vishy Karra, vice president of engineering, Lily Teng, vice president of finance, and Steve Francia, chief solutions architect. These key additions to the leadership team will help the company scale operations to keep pace with its tremendous growth. This year 10gen’s customer base has increased 150% over 2010, with the addition of several large enterprise customers including Disney and MTV Networks.
As Vice President of Engineering, Karra brings more than 18 years of industry experience working in high-growth enterprise software companies, and over a... Read More >
We are very excited to announce our schedule of events for the fall. We have many speaking opportunities if you would like to share your MongoDB experiences with the rest of the community. You can submit sessions via our talk proposal form.
MongoUK London, UK - Sept 19 CFP closes on August 15
About two years ago a friend introduced me to a different kind of database. It was one of the many new NoSQL solutions entering the marketplace. I spent the next month vetting it along with the other NoSQL databases and concluded that MongoDB would be the solution that would change the way development happened and in a big way.
Over the past two years I led OpenSky to pioneer e-commerce with MongoDB, building the first e-commerce site powered by MongoDB and one of the first MongoDB-backed PHP sites. Along the way I gave a few presentations... Read More >
Hi, my name is Vishy Karra and I recently joined 10gen as VP, Engineering. I'm writing to share my thoughts on why I joined 10gen.
I have spent most of my adult life thinking about and working on database issues - through my graduate studies at UW-Madison and then in the industry first at Sybase and then Oracle. A big part of the reason I left Oracle 7 years ago to join VMware was my view that database technology had matured to the point that no major innovation was required.
We’re seeing tutorials from the MongoDB community about introducing MongoDB with Ruby… with the OpenShift or CloudFoundry platforms… with Spring… on using MongoDB’s MapReduce or geospatial indexing features. Are you a MongoDB expert who has a tutorial to share? If so, we’d love to hear from you in our July developer blog contest.
The rules are simple: share your knowledge of MongoDB by writing a tutorial or updating a tutorial that you have already created. Do it all in a detailed blog post, with step-by-step instructions for building an application with... Read More >
On July 7 we will be hosting a free webinar about developing web applications with MongoDB. This one-hour session will walk you through building a simple location-based checkin application using MongoDB. We’ll cover MongoDB’s document-oriented data model, the MongoDB query language, using the map/reduce framework, and deployment strategies and architecture.
Topic: Building your first MongoDB Application Date: Thursday July 7, 2011 Time: 1:30pm ET / 10:30am PT Presenter: Nosh Petigara, Director of Product Strategy, 10gen