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One Week To MongoDB World 2019 - T-1 Countdown

With just one week to go, the excitement for MongoDB World 2019 is heading to a peak. There's so much going on and in this final Countdown article, we'll have a quick reminder of what's in store and some special news about what's happening on the blog. Let's start with that special news first…

Playback: How Cisco Deploys MongoDB For High Volume Time Series Data Streams

Playback is where the MongoDB blog brings you selected talks from around the world and around the industry. Here, we continue show-casing the great talks at MongoDB World 2018 from people running MongoDB in production and at scale.

The Network Assurance Engine team at Cisco Systems have a lot of experience with time series data and MongoDB. Larger network fabrics generate 12 million time series data points every hour and all of those data points need to be analyzed to ensure that the network and its applications are working correctly,

MongoDB World Hackathon 2019 - Winners

We have been blown away by the creativity of all the projects submitted for the MongoDB World Hackathon. In total 75 teams submitted projects on a wide range of topics: healthcare, games, machine learning, IoT, and more. You all did a fantastic job!

But we do have to choose the winners. There are over $42,000 worth of prizes to be won. The top 3 teams will be flown out to MongoDB World in New York City. They will present their projects on stage and the first place winner will be chosen by an audience vote - winning $10,000! Without further ado, here are the winners:

Playback: How Cisco Migrated a Mission-Critical Application to MongoDB - MongoDB World 2018

How do you migrate from an RDBMS to MongoDB and get a 5x improvement in performance? In this presentation, Managing a Mission Critical eCommerce Application on MongoDB: Architecture, Cisco's Rama Arumugam and Nayeem Khaja talk about how they did just that.

The Top 5 Reasons to attend a MongoDB.local conference

I recently attended (and spoke at!) my first MongoDB.local (or .local for short) in Dallas, Texas. If you've been wondering if it's worth taking a day out of your busy schedule to attend one, the answer is, "Yes!" Here are my top 5 reasons why.

MongoDB World 2019 is open for registration

We're pleased to announce that we've opened the doors for registrations for 2019's MongoDB World event. This means you can get early bird pricing for tickets to the event that is the center of gravity for the MongoDB universe. Once you are registered you'll be set to spend June 17th to June 19th in New York City surrounded by the MongoDB community.

Build something fun in the MongoDB World Hackathon

Launch your editors! Fire up your soldering irons! Go and git init your repos! MongoDB is hosting a 10-week long competition for the world's hackers, designers, and makers. The top 3 teams will win a trip to New York City where they will present their projects on stage at our annual conference, MongoDB World 2019. There's a bunch of prizes to be won, including $10,000 for first place! So get ready to team up, learn about new technology, and bring your ideas to life in the MongoDB World Hackathon from February 20 to April 30.

Ten Years On, Still Going Strong - The MongoDB-User Community

This February is the ten-year anniversary of the creation of the mongodb-user group, a group which has been and still is the backbone of the MongoDB community. From its early days as a founder-supported channel for help and feedback, it has evolved through various forms from a nexus for support question to now, where it is a space where the MongoDB user community can share their knowledge - and that's a lot of knowledge with thirty-four thousand topics. With twenty-two thousand users, it's also where MongoDB Inc employees can make the fastest connections with that community.

Make It Better For Everyone - Monkigras 2019

Dj Walker-Morgan

Events

Monkigras is a small conference in the UK with a big reputation. While it was originally founded as a conference about beer and software, under RedMonk Co-Founder James Governor's curation, it's become one of the most relevant conferences in the UK, turning its eye in the past to sustainable craft, packaging, homebrew, and Scandinavia. And beer, some of the finest local new small scale brews being available throughout Monkigras. For 2019, Monkigras took on the theme of "Accessible Craft: Creating great experiences for everyone" and put together a superbly diverse line up of speakers, including MongoDB's own Joe Drumgoole and Steph Johnson.

Playback: Creating Operational Data Stores with Atlas and Stitch at Acxiom - MongoDB World 2018

Who wants to spend their time manipulating relational databases to be flexible about the data they store? And who would want to have a complicated and richly ticketed deployment process for each new client? Wouldn't it be great if MongoDB Atlas and Stitch could help make all that go away? That was the challenge that Acxiom's Scott Jones and Karen Wilson talked about in their MongoDB World 2018 presentation...