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Transactions Background Part 5: Safe Secondary Reads

Recent features in MongoDB such as multi-document ACID transactions have required foundational enhancements in MongoDB to enable them. One of these foundational changes is the ability to perform Safe Secondary Reads

Transactions Background Part 4: The Global Logical Clock

Recent features in MongoDB such as multi-document ACID transactions have required foundational enhancements in MongoDB to enable them. One of these foundational changes is the introduction of a Global Logical Clock.

Transactions Background Part 3: Local Snapshot Reads

Recent features in MongoDB such as multi-document ACID transactions have required foundational enhancements in MongoDB to enable them. One of these foundational changes is the ability to perform local snapshot reads.

Transactions Background Part 2: Logical Sessions in MongoDB

Recent features in MongoDB such as multi-document ACID transactions have required foundational enhancements in MongoDB to enable them. One of these foundational changes is the addition of Logical Sessions.

Transactions Background Part 1: Low-level timestamps in MongoDB/WiredTiger

Recent features in MongoDB such as multi-document ACID transactions have required foundational enhancements in the underlying WiredTiger storage engine to enable them. One of these foundational enhancements is the addition of low-level timestamps in WiredTiger

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.

Five Minute MongoDB - Change Streams and MongoDB 4.x

Change Streams are a powerful tool in MongoDB for monitoring changes in a collection's documents. They got even more powerful in MongoDB 4.0 enabling you to act on changes to any document in any collection in any database in your MongoDB deployment. Read this Five Minute MongoDB to find out how.

MongoDB in 2018

Welcome to that time of the year when we look back at what we've delivered to our users and community in the past year. Here's MongoDB's 2018, month by month - it's been a great year so let's start with...

January

The year started with the announcement of a new Go driver in development. Go is a popular language, used widely including inside MongoDB Inc, and we decided to start developing an official driver.

Exciting New Security Features in MongoDB 4.0

We would like in this blog post to highlight two of the most important security enhancements delivered in MongoDB version 4.0: SHA-256 support and TLS improvements.

The General Availability of 4.0 was announced on June 27, 2018 at MongoDB World 2018. Its multi-document ACID transactions, new native type conversions, Kubernetes integration, as well as new tooling and cloud services, make it our most significant release ever!

MongoDB 4.0: Non-Blocking Secondary Reads

Mat Keep

Technical, MongoDB 4.0

Many MongoDB users scale read performance by distributing their query load across secondary replicas. With the MongoDB 4.0 release, reads are no longer blocked when oplog entries are applied. Here's how