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Introducing the MongoDB Connector for BI 2.0

Peter Zawistowicz
January 20, 2017

Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of co-presenting a webinar with our partner, Tableau. Buzz Moschetti (Enterprise Architect at MongoDB) and Vaidy Krishnan (Product Marketing at Tableau) rolled out the updated MongoDB Connector for BI. In addition to explaining how the connector works, Buzz created on-the-fly visualizations of a sample data set in Tableau.

When you pair Tableau’s ease of use,...

How to Use MongoDB Atlas in API Integration Services

Aleksey Savateyev
January 19, 2017
Category: Cloud

MongoDB Atlas, our fully-managed MongoDB as a service, allows organizations to take advantage of the database without having to worry about the operational overhead of managing a distributed system. For developers that seek to integrate the underlying database programmatically with tools or development platforms they're already using, Atlas also provides a full-featured API. We covered how to ...

Escape the Room, Meet the Drivers Team, and More at MongoDB World

Francesca Krihely & Danielle James
January 18, 2017
Category: Events

When you go to a conference, your goal is to get actionable advice to bring back to your team – and have a great time doing it! At MongoDB World 2017, alongside the 80+ technical and interactive sessions we’re planning, we have a number of fun programs that can help you get the most out of your two days of MongoDB education. Here’s what we’re brewing for the event:

MongoDB’s Escape the Room

Many ...

Providing Least Privileged Data Access in MongoDB

Robert Walters
January 13, 2017
Category: Company

Many years ago I took a semester off from college and worked as a software developer intern for a consulting company. To protect the innocent I won't reveal the names and you can't find any information about this time on my LinkedIn profile so don't bother checking. The reason I mentioned this point in my life is my job at that consulting company was working with a major manufacturer o...

CIDR Subnet Selection for MongoDB Atlas

Jay Gordon
January 12, 2017
Category: Cloud, Technical

One of the best features of MongoDB Atlas is the ability to peer your host VPC on your own Amazon Web Services (AWS) account to your Atlas VPC. VPC peering provides you with the ability to use the private IP range of your hosts and MongoDB Atlas cluster. This allows you to reduce your network exposure and improve security of your data. If you chose to use peering there are some considerations you...

Why the Diversity Scholars Loved MongoDB World

Danielle James
January 10, 2017
Category: Events

Hi MongoDB Community Members!

Thinking about applying for a Diversity Scholarship for MongoDB World? You should! As a recipient, you get complimentary admission to the biggest, most fun gathering of the MongoDB community, but that’s not all. The full award includes:

  • Complimentary admission to a pre-conference workshop of your choice
  • Invitation to two lunch sessions with other Scholars
  • Speed mento...

How to Avoid a Malicious Attack That Ransoms Your Data

Andreas Nilsson
January 06, 2017
Category: Company

Recently, there have been reports of malicious attacks on unsecured instances of MongoDB running openly on the internet. The attacker erased the database and demanded a ransom be paid before restoring it.

If you believe your database was attacked, see these suggested steps.

These attacks are preventable with the...

Why You Can Get a Ticket to MongoDB World for $224

Danielle James
January 04, 2017
Category: Events, Company

If you’ve attended a conference before, you know that large, multi-day events can be quite costly. The reason for this is that organizing a conference is expensive. Offering attendees an unforgettable experience complete with expert speakers, a memorable after party, and good food comes with a hefty price tag.

At MongoDB, our goal is to host events that are accessible to our community members. We ...