MongoDB for GIANT Stories

Category: AWS re:Invent 2017

Future Facilities Triples the Speed of Development with MongoDB

Marissa Chieco
April 25, 2018

Future Facilities is an OEM partner of MongoDB that helps engineers and IT professionals use virtual prototyping to better plan IT deployments within data centers. By leveraging Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation, users can test what-if scenarios unique to their facilities. Their web-based platform was originally built on MySQL, but the team quickly realized that the database couldn’t s...

MongoDB Enterprise Server for Pivotal Cloud Foundry goes GA

Jason Mimick
April 24, 2018
Category: Technical

Last fall we launched MongoDB Enterprise Server for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) in beta. Earlier this year, we released v1.0.1, our first GA version of the integration. This week, we're happy to announce the next version, v1.0.3. In this post will outline all of the new post-beta features we've added to our PCF tile. For information on how the tile works and more background, please check o...

MongoDB World: Just another conference or something different?

Peter Zawistowicz
April 19, 2018
Category: Events

When the team at MongoDB considers which events to invest in, we do so with the understanding that everyone is operating with a limited budget for travel and professional development. We’re also very mindful of the many other tech conferences and trade shows in the space. With this in mind, we focus our events on the opportunities that provide the biggest, most visible return on your time and fina...

STREAM: How MongoDB Atlas and AWS help make it easier to build, scale, and personalize feeds that reach millions of users

Ken Hoff
April 18, 2018
This is a guest post by Ken Hoff of Stream (

Stream is a platform designed for building, personalizing, and scaling activity feeds that reach over 200 million users. We offer an alternative to building app feed functionality from scratch by simplifying implementation and maintenance so companies can stay focused on what makes their products unique.

Today our feed-as-a-service pla...

MongoDB Enterprise Running on OpenShift

Jason Mimick
April 13, 2018
Category: Cloud

In order to compete and get products to market rapidly enterprises today leverage cloud-ready and cloud-enabled technologies. Platforms as a Service (or PaaS) provide out-of-the-box capabilities which enable application developers to focus on their business logic and users instead of infrastructure and interoperability. This key ability separates successful projects from those which drown themselv...

Participate in a 2-day celebration of MongoDB and open source

Danielle James
April 13, 2018
Category: Events

At MongoDB World, you'll be able to amp up your skills in deep-dive sessions that cover the latest features and give insight into the product roadmap. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to get to know fellow community members.

From classroom-style technical workshops to receptions, the largest MongoDB conference offers a ton of activities you can get involved in.

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MongoDB 3.6: Here to SRV you with easier replica set connections

Joe Drumgoole
April 11, 2018

If you have logged into MongoDB Atlas recently – and you should, the entry-level tier is free! – you may have noticed a strange new syntax on 3.6 connection strings.

MongoDB Seed Lists

What is this mongodb+srv syntax?

Well, in MongoDB 3.6 we introduced the concept of a seed list that is specified using DNS records, specifically SRV and TXT records. You will recall from using replica sets with ...

Modern Distributed Application Deployment with Kubernetes and MongoDB Atlas

Jay Gordon
April 05, 2018
Category: Technical, Cloud

Storytelling is one of the parts of being a Developer Advocate that I enjoy. Sometimes the stories are about the special moments when the team comes together to keep a system running or build it faster. But there are less than glorious tales to be told about the software deployments I’ve been involved in. And for situations where we needed to deploy several times a day, now we are talking nightma...