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New — Live Migrations, More AWS Regions, Queryable Backups & More in MongoDB Atlas

Sahir Azam
April 18, 2017
Category: Company

Last month we announced the Free Tier in MongoDB Atlas and the availability of MongoMirror, a downloadable utility that makes migrating live MongoDB replica sets easy. We’ve since incorporated the same live migration functionality into MongoDB Atlas, our database as a service, and updated the platform with some new features.

Live Migration

Live migration allows us to automate the import of any pr...

10-Step Methodology to Creating a Single View of your Business: Part 2

Mat Keep
April 17, 2017

Welcome to part 2 of 3-part single view blog series

  • In Part 1 we reviewed the business drivers behind single view projects, introduced a proven and repeatable 10-step methodology to creating the single view, and discussed the initial "Discovery" stage of the project
  • In today’s part 2, we dive deeper into the methodology by looking at the development and deployment phases of the project
  • ...

Optimizing AWS Lambda performance with MongoDB Atlas and Node.js

Raphael Londner
April 10, 2017
Category: Technical

I attended an AWS user group a few weeks ago, and many of the questions from the audience concerned caching and performance. In this post, I review the performance implications of using Lambda functions with any database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform (such as MongoDB Atlas). Based on internal investigations, I offer a specific workaround available for Node.js Lambda functions. Note that other supp...

10-Step Methodology to Creating a Single View of your Business: Part 1

Mat Keep
April 10, 2017
Category: Technical

Organizations have long seen the value in aggregating data from multiple systems into a single, holistic, real-time representation of a business entity. That entity is often a customer. But the benefits of a single view in enhancing business visibility and operational intelligence can apply equally to other business contexts. Think products, supply chains, industrial machinery, cities, financial a...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Rory Bramwell

Eloise Giegerich
April 07, 2017
Category: Company, Community

Rory Bramwell is a Jamaican, dual-certified MongoDB Professional working as a DevOps engineer at Pythian, a global IT services company. Pythian helps businesses adopt disruptive technologies to advance innovation and increase agility. This week, Rory’s talking to us about his extensive journey into tech, including his early determination to take a Computer Science course at college, and the suppor...

Dedicated to Diversity: The MongoDB Women’s Group

Andrea Dooley
April 03, 2017
Category: Company

MongoDB is committed to supporting diversity in tech. We’ve previously written about diversity initiatives at MongoDB World, our annual user conference. In this post, I’ll discuss one of our internal efforts. According to diversity reports from 11 of the world’s largest tech organizations, the industry is approximately 30% female. The gap is an obvious disadvantage, so more and more companies are ...

Integrating MongoDB Atlas, Twilio and AWS Simple Email Service with AWS Step Functions

Raphael Londner
March 30, 2017
Category: Technical, Cloud

A few weeks ago, I took a close look at AWS Lambda functions and I hope you've enjoyed that tutorial. I highly suggest that you first read it if you have no previous experience with AWS Lambda, as I will build on that knowledge for the second leg of our road trip into developer-centric services available in Amazon Web Services.

Indeed, I'd like to continue our discovery journey by investi...

Learn New Skills in a MongoDB World Pre-Conference Workshop

Norberto Leite & Danielle James
March 28, 2017
Category: Events

MongoDB World is just around the corner, and you might be wondering, Why should I go? By not attending, you’d be missing out on great educational opportunities!

First, there are the conference sessions. You get to connect with MongoDB engineers, who give you an insider’s look on how the database is built and what’s coming on the roadmap. You can get your detailed technical questions answered in a...