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Category: Emerging Technology

How to Query Your Backup with MongoDB Atlas

Jay Gordon
April 28, 2017
Category: Cloud

Backups for MongoDB made easy

Ever accidentally drop something out of a database and realize that you aren't sure if it's in your backups? Need to compare data across different points in time? Or ever want to just look at a subset of your historical data without restoring your entire database? Queryable backup, provided in MongoDB Atlas, can help you address some of these challenges.

Backs up for MongoDB

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Getting Started with Python and MongoDB

Robert Walters
April 26, 2017
Category: Technical

You can get started with MongoDB and your favorite programming language by leveraging one of its drivers, many of which are maintained by MongoDB engineers, and others which are maintained by members of the community. MongoDB has a native Python driver, PyMongo, and a team of Driver engineers dedicated to making the driver fit to the Python community’s needs.

In this article, which is aimed at P...

Automated MongoDB Updates, No Problem with Atlas

Jay Gordon
April 25, 2017
Category: Cloud

As a developer, you have a lot of different options to run the MongoDB database for your application. But as you plan to launch your app, it’s important to consider how the database is secured, upgraded, and managed moving forward. MongoDB Atlas reduces the manual operations you need to perform to ensure that you have access to the most current features and your database is running with the most...

Why Attendees Love MongoDB World

Danielle James
April 25, 2017
Category: Events

MongoDB World is coming up on June 20-21. That’s less than two months away. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from the the engineers who build the database and the brightest thought leaders in the industry. You’ll be the first to know about the new features coming up in MongoDB, and can connect with other engaged community members in between educational sessions.

You might have h...

10-Step Methodology to Creating a Single View of your Business: Part 3

Mat Keep
April 24, 2017
Category: Technical

Welcome to the final part of our single view blog series

  • In Part 1 we reviewed the business drivers behind single view projects, introduced a proven and repeatable 10-step methodology to creating the single view, and discussed the initial “Discovery” stage of the project
  • In Part 2 we dove deeper into the methodology by looking at the development and deployment phases of the project
  • In this final ...

New — Live Migrations, More AWS Regions, Queryable Backups & More in MongoDB Atlas

Sahir Azam
April 18, 2017
Category: Company

Last month we announced the Free Tier in MongoDB Atlas and the availability of MongoMirror, a downloadable utility that makes migrating live MongoDB replica sets easy. We’ve since incorporated the same live migration functionality into MongoDB Atlas, our database as a service, and updated the platform with some new features.

Live Migration

Live migration allows us to automate the import of any pr...

10-Step Methodology to Creating a Single View of your Business: Part 2

Mat Keep
April 17, 2017
Category:

Welcome to part 2 of 3-part single view blog series

  • In Part 1 we reviewed the business drivers behind single view projects, introduced a proven and repeatable 10-step methodology to creating the single view, and discussed the initial "Discovery" stage of the project
  • In today’s part 2, we dive deeper into the methodology by looking at the development and deployment phases of the project
  • ...

Optimizing AWS Lambda performance with MongoDB Atlas and Node.js

Raphael Londner
April 10, 2017
Category: Technical

I attended an AWS user group a few weeks ago, and many of the questions from the audience concerned caching and performance. In this post, I review the performance implications of using Lambda functions with any database-as-a-service (DBaaS) platform (such as MongoDB Atlas). Based on internal investigations, I offer a specific workaround available for Node.js Lambda functions. Note that other supp...