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MongoDB 3.6.0-rc0 is released

October 20, 2017
Category: Company, Community

MongoDB 3.6.0-rc0, the first release candidate of MongoDB 3.6, is out and is ready for testing. This is the culmination of the 3.5.x development series, and includes many exciting new features. Here are some of the highlights:

Fully Expressive Array Updates

This feature, the most voted by the MongoDB user community, enables developers to perform complex array manipulations against matching elemen...

A Founder’s Reflections on 10 Years of MongoDB

Eliot Horowitz
October 19, 2017
Category: Company

Today is the 10 year gitaversary of mongodb, and it is also the day that we become a publicly traded company. A coincidence, but fun regardless.

When Dwight and I started working on the project that would become MongoDB ten years ago, we definitely did not imagine that we would be where we are today. We only had our belief that we could make developers more productive. MongoDB was born out of our ...

MongoDB Europe 2017 is Coming

Joe Drumgoole
October 18, 2017
Category: Events

On the 8th November 2017 we will host our premier European developer event in London, MongoDB Europe. This event is for you the developer, and like the MongoDB database, our event is designed to make your life easier in 2018 and beyond.

You might have missed a memo or two so let me get you up to speed. In 2015 we demoed Compass, our GUI for developers. In 2016, we launched MongoDB Atlas, our fu...

Planning for Chaos with MongoDB Atlas: Using the "Test Failover" Button

Jay Gordon
October 11, 2017
Category: Cloud

When building an application, it's smart to consider chaos. Chaos can be introduced into an application in many different ways; some examples are:

  • Running out of disk space
  • Utilizing all connections to the cluster
  • Oversaturating the available IOPS
  • Network connectivity failure

To help you prepare for such an event, MongoDB Atlas has introduced a new feature called "Test Failover" ...

New to MongoDB Atlas: Cross-Region Replication, New Instance Sizes

Sahir Azam
October 06, 2017
Category: Cloud

Our automated database service, MongoDB Atlas, now serves thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, providing high availability, consistent performance, and simplified operations.

Sega’s Hardlight Studio migrated to Atlas to support real-time data processing requirements in the cloud and improve the user experience for millions of mobile gamers.

Discover how at MongoDB Europe 201...

Announcing the MongoDB.local SF Session Agenda

Allie Tsuchiya
October 02, 2017

At MongoDB.local SF, you can choose from 20+ technical sessions, jumpstarts, and tutorials tailored to a variety of interests and experience levels. MongoDB engineers will cover topics including schema design, analytics, microservices, performance, and more. With the conference less than one month away, it’s never too early to start planning your educational agenda. Check out this sample agenda hi...

The MongoDB Intern Series: Strong Female Engineers

Andrea Dooley
October 02, 2017
Category: Company

#MongoDBSummer17 has concluded and our interns are back to school. Over the summer months we watched them grow both professionally and personally as part of a program we work to evolve and improve upon each year. Our intent is to provide an opportunity for students to learn, develop, and be inspired, but also to leave with a sense of accomplishment and drive to continue forward. Devin Hilly and Br...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Guru Rajan Ganesan

Eloise Giegerich
September 28, 2017
Category: Community

This week we’re featuring Guru Rajan Ganesan, a MongoDB Developer-certified – and soon to be DBA-certified – professional who works at Isentia as a MongoDB database administrator. Though he never imagined jumping into the tech world, Guru’s career has since taken off; today he’s using his MongoDB knowledge to tackle various digital projects, including the development of various media intelligence ...