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

Francesca Krihely
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 ...

What’s New in MongoDB 3.4, Part 3: Modernized Database Tooling

Mat Keep
December 28, 2016
Category: Company, Technical

Welcome to the final post in our 3-part MongoDB 3.4 blog series.

  • In part 1 we demonstrated the extended multimodel capabilities of MongoDB 3.4, including native graph processing, faceted navigation, rich real-time analytics, and powerful connectors for BI and Apache Spark
  • In part 2 we covered the enhanced capabilities for running mission-critical applications, including geo-distributed MongoDB zo...

What’s New in MongoDB 3.4, Part 2: Running Mission-Critical Applications

Mat Keep
December 27, 2016
Category: Company, Technical

Welcome to part 2 of our 3-part MongoDB 3.4 blog series.

  • In part 1 we demonstrated the extended multimodel capabilities of MongoDB 3.4, including native graph processing, faceted navigation, rich real-time analytics, and powerful connectors for BI and Apache Spark
  • In part 3 we’ll conclude with the modernized DBA and Ops tooling available in the new release

In this post, I’ll cover the enhanced c...