MongoDB for GIANT Stories

eBay: Building Mission-Critical Multi-Data Center Applications with MongoDB

Mat Keep
September 26, 2017

As a top 10 global retail brand with 170+ million active buyers and 1 billion live listings across 190 markets around the world, eBay cannot afford systems downtime. This is why the company relies on MongoDB as one of its core enterprise data platform standards, powering multiple, customer-facing applications that run ebay.com.

At this year’s MongoDB World conference, Feng Qu, eBay’s lead NoSQL D...

GDPR: Impact to Your Data Management Landscape: Part 4

Mat Keep
September 18, 2017
Category: Business

Welcome to the final installment of our 4-part blog series.

  • In part 1, we provided a primer into the GDPR – covering its rationale, and key measures
  • In part 2, we explored what the GDPR means for your data platform
  • In part 3, we discussed how MongoDB’s products and services can support you in your path to compliance
  • Finally, in this part 4, we’re going to examine how the GDPR can help in custom...

New to MongoDB Atlas: More Azure Regions, Monitoring Metrics via the API, Cross-Project Restores, Test Failover

Sahir Azam
September 14, 2017
Category: Cloud

Earlier this year, we announced the availability of our cloud database service, MongoDB Atlas, with global support for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

And since then, we’ve been humbled by the overwhelming reception from the global community of MongoDB users. Customers like Ticketek — Australia’s largest ticketing company in sports and entertainment — which now us...

Personalized Customer Experience Made Simple & Secure

Abhinav Mehla
September 13, 2017
Category:

Sitecore as a Service from Avanade and MongoDB

In today’s connected world, customers are more informed and demanding than ever before. Brands are judged as much by the experience they deliver to their customers as they are for their products or services. These expectations raise the stakes for people managing these brands. No longer can marketing teams rely on the straight and narrow customer jo...

Upgrading Your Free MongoDB Atlas Database to Production-Ready Instances

Jay Gordon
September 12, 2017
Category: Cloud

The MongoDB Atlas free tier provides a simple interface to create and work with MongoDB databases and is great for prototyping, early development, or learning the database. But at some point, you may need or want to make use of the features not included with the M0 instance size, including:

  • Support for datasets larger than 512 MB
  • Elastic scalability
  • Region selection
  • Managed backup and restor...

GDPR: Impact to Your Data Management Landscape: Part 3

Mat Keep
September 11, 2017
Category: Business

Welcome to part 3 of our 4-part blog series.

  • In part 1, we provided a primer into the GDPR – covering its rationale, and key measures
  • In part 2, we explored what the GDPR means for your data platform
  • In today’s part 3, we’ll discuss how MongoDB’s products and services can support you in your path to compliance
  • Finally, in part 4, we’ll examine how the GDPR can help in customer experience, and pr...

MUGs are coming in Europe

Joe Drumgoole
September 08, 2017
Category: Events

We are planning a lot of MongoDB User Groups (MUGs) for the next few months. Eleven in total.

We will be covering schema design, the upcoming 3.6 release of MongoDB, and a host of other topics. At the Munich and London events, Amadeus, one of the world’s largest travel technology companies, handling 750m bookings every year, will be talking about their use of MongoDB.

Update: How to Avoid a Malicious Attack That Ransoms Your Data

Davi Ottenheimer
September 08, 2017
Category: Company

A New Wave of Ransomware Attacks

Reports have emerged of a new wave of ransomware attackers searching for misconfigured and unmaintained instances of MongoDB. We have been monitoring the situation closely to help investigate and provide assistance.

It is important to note this new wave of attacks does not indicate a new risk, just new targets. However, the new wave displayed some characteristics ...