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MongoDB Stitch - the latest, and best way to build your app

Andrew Morgan
August 15, 2017
Category: Technical

In a recent 6 part blog series on the MEAN & MERN stacks, I stepped through how you can build modern applications on a stack of MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and Angular or React. What if there was a service that took care of everything apart from the application frontend (Angular, React, or other technology)? MongoDB Stitch is that service, it's a new backend as a service (BaaS) for applicat...

Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters - Part II

Jay Gordon
August 14, 2017
Category: Cloud, Technical

In the blog post, "Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters", we introduced how to use curl to launch and edit a MongoDB Atlas cluster. The concepts in that post helped establish the groundwork for being able to launch MongoDB Atlas clusters with many of the popular DevOps automation tools available ...

The MongoDB Intern Series: From a Public University to a Private Company

Andrea Dooley
August 11, 2017
Category: Company

For students studying computer science in public universities and community colleges, it can be difficult to land a dream internship. The supposition is that many organizations are so selective in their qualifications that they tend to only consider students from top private institutions to bring on as interns and ultimately hire.

That was Joseph Pena’s initial thought when he first came across a...

The AWS Refresher: Lambda, Kinesis, Step Functions & more

Peter Zawistowicz
August 10, 2017
Category: Cloud

With the next AWS Summit just around the corner (literally and figuratively), we thought we’d recap some of our favorite AWS-related tutorials.

1. Using Kinesis for high-volume data streaming:

This post was written in the run-up to AWS re:Invent last...

Women in Tech: The MongoDB + Women ReBOOT Initiative

Andrea Dooley
August 09, 2017
Category: Company

How do you build a great company? You hire great people. How do you hire great people? You look for great resumes. Seems straightforward enough, but can a resume truly reflect a person’s quality, character or potential? Is it possible that by focusing on resumes, we are missing out on exceptional talent?

Our Dublin office recently partnered with Technology Ireland on their Women ReBOOT initiative...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Konstantin Manchev

Eloise Giegerich
August 04, 2017
Category: Community

For this week’s spotlight we’re chatting with Konstantin Manchev, a DBA- and DEV-certified professional who works as a MongoDB Database Administrator at the European Patent Office out of the Netherlands. Konstantin has worked on several interesting telecom data analysis projects th...

Microsoft Azure Functions Tutorial

Raphael Londner
August 03, 2017
Category: Technical

As announced at MongoDB World ‘17, MongoDB Atlas, the database-as-a-service provided by the creators of MongoDB, is now available on the three major public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure. In this blog post, I’ll cover the integration of Microsoft Azure Functions with MongoDB Atl...

Vyopta: Shipping fast and reducing operational costs with MongoDB Atlas

Brent Mills
August 02, 2017

This is a guest post from Brent Mills, Principal Infrastructure Engineer at Vyopta, an analytics company that enterprises use to monitor, support, and optimize their video and unified collaboration systems.

MongoDB has always been very attractive to developers in part due to the ease with which you can set up, manage, and interact with the database. Time-to-market is increasingly important, as bu...