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How to Alert Your DevOps Team About Your MongoDB Database

Jay Gordon
July 27, 2017
Category: Technical, Cloud

Monitoring and alerting are key ingredients of the DevOps methodology put into practice. The systems that you run or the applications on them will generate a ton of telemetry data that you can use as actionable insight to inform your database monitoring and management strategy. Whether it's the number of connections currently being made to a database or the amount of RAM in use, this monitor...

The MongoDB Summer '17 Intern Series: From the Valley to NYC

Andrea Dooley
July 26, 2017
Category: Company

The summer months are an extraordinary time for our NYC headquarters, and not because of the immense heat that infiltrates the surrounding Times Square. Each summer we are joined by college students from all over the country and the world, who have chosen MongoDB as their place to learn.

Allison Chang is a rising senior at Princeton University and a Bay Area local. She joins us this year as one o...

How DevOps, Microservices, and MongoDB are Making HSBC “Simpler, Better, and Faster”

Mat Keep
July 25, 2017

A digital revolution is happening at HSBC. As one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, the company is building global digital solutions that will help customers worldwide to manage their personal and business finances.

The drive for digital innovation comes as part of a series of strategic actions set out by HSBC’s board to adopt technology that makes HSBC “simp...

MongoDB World 2017 Recap

Sarah Jaffer
July 24, 2017
Category: Company, Events

Thank you to our attendees and sponsors who attended MongoDB World 2017!

Were you unable to make the event? Don’t worry. We’ve put together our favorite highlights from this year’s conference.

MongoDB World Video Recap

Launch of MongoDB Stitch Backend as a Service (BaaS)

We released a beta of MongoDB Stitch, our BaaS for ...

The MongoDB Summer ‘17 Intern Series: Replication Team

Andrea Dooley
July 21, 2017
Category: Company

As we continue the #MongoDBSummer17 Intern Series, we wanted to highlight one of our interns who took an atypical path to Computer Science. She helps to validate that success stems from determination, and not necessarily years of experience.

Samy Lanka is a Seattle native and University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) graduate. She is currently in her last semester at Carnegie Mellon University, earning h...

Part 2: Introducing Mongoose to Your Node.js and Restify API

Nick Parsons
July 21, 2017
Category: Technical

This post is a sequel to Getting Started with MongoDB, Node.js and Restify. We’ll now guide you through the steps needed to modify your API by introducing Mongoose. If you have not yet created the base application, please head back and read t...

How Alight Solutions (Aon Hewitt) Improved Customer Experience by over 250x with Mainframe Offload and Single View

Mat Keep
July 20, 2017

Fortune 500 companies are increasingly seeking ways to innovate in customer experience, while reducing reliance on legacy technologies. Alight Solutions, formerly part of Aon PLC, was attempting to integrate customer data stored in multiple source systems hosted on its zOS mainframe and in cloud services, while at the same time improving developer productivity, and reducing costs.

Alight’s solutio...

MongoDB Recognized on 2017 Forbes Cloud 100 List

Andrea Dooley
July 19, 2017
Category: Cloud, Company

The Forbes Cloud 100 list is only in its second year, but it’s already established itself as one of the most prestigious media markers for success in the cloud computing world.

It’s fitting that just one year after MongoDB Atlas was introduced to the market, technically qualifying MongoDB for consideration, the company debuted on the 2017 Forbes Cloud 100 list at No. 40.

The Forbes Cloud 100 rec...