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Planning for Chaos with MongoDB Atlas: Using the "Test Failover" Button

Jay Gordon
October 11, 2017
Category: Cloud

When building an application, it's smart to consider chaos. Chaos can be introduced into an application in many different ways; some examples are:

  • Running out of disk space
  • Utilizing all connections to the cluster
  • Oversaturating the available IOPS
  • Network connectivity failure

To help you prepare for such an event, MongoDB Atlas has introduced a new feature called "Test Failover" ...

New to MongoDB Atlas: Cross-Region Replication, New Instance Sizes

Sahir Azam
October 06, 2017
Category: Cloud

Our automated database service, MongoDB Atlas, now serves thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, providing high availability, consistent performance, and simplified operations.

Sega’s Hardlight Studio migrated to Atlas to support real-time data processing requirements in the cloud and improve the user experience for millions of mobile gamers.

Discover how at MongoDB Europe 201...

Announcing the MongoDB.local SF Session Agenda

Allie Tsuchiya
October 02, 2017

At MongoDB.local SF, you can choose from 20+ technical sessions, jumpstarts, and tutorials tailored to a variety of interests and experience levels. MongoDB engineers will cover topics including schema design, analytics, microservices, performance, and more. With the conference less than one month away, it’s never too early to start planning your educational agenda. Check out this sample agenda hi...

The MongoDB Intern Series: Strong Female Engineers

Andrea Dooley
October 02, 2017
Category: Company

#MongoDBSummer17 has concluded and our interns are back to school. Over the summer months we watched them grow both professionally and personally as part of a program we work to evolve and improve upon each year. Our intent is to provide an opportunity for students to learn, develop, and be inspired, but also to leave with a sense of accomplishment and drive to continue forward. Devin Hilly and Br...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Guru Rajan Ganesan

Eloise Giegerich
September 28, 2017
Category: Community

This week we’re featuring Guru Rajan Ganesan, a MongoDB Developer-certified – and soon to be DBA-certified – professional who works at Isentia as a MongoDB database administrator. Though he never imagined jumping into the tech world, Guru’s career has since taken off; today he’s using his MongoDB knowledge to tackle various digital projects, including the development of various media intelligence ...

How SteppeChange used MongoDB Zones to build a Global Mobile Customer Engagement Platform for 220 million users in the hybrid cloud

Marissa Chieco
September 27, 2017

Using MongoDB, SteppeChange was able to shave approximately six months off of the development schedule of their application.

SteppeChange is a big data analytics technology firm that designs and implements client-tailored, fast-to-market data science and technology solutions. They work with clients around the world to find innovative answers to challenging problems and allocate analytical effort ...

eBay: Building Mission-Critical Multi-Data Center Applications with MongoDB

Mat Keep
September 26, 2017

As a top 10 global retail brand with 170+ million active buyers and 1 billion live listings across 190 markets around the world, eBay cannot afford systems downtime. This is why the company relies on MongoDB as one of its core enterprise data platform standards, powering multiple, customer-facing applications that run

At this year’s MongoDB World conference, Feng Qu, eBay’s lead NoSQL D...

GDPR: Impact to Your Data Management Landscape: Part 4

Mat Keep
September 18, 2017
Category: Business

Welcome to the final installment of our 4-part blog series.

  • In part 1, we provided a primer into the GDPR – covering its rationale, and key measures
  • In part 2, we explored what the GDPR means for your data platform
  • In part 3, we discussed how MongoDB’s products and services can support you in your path to compliance
  • Finally, in this part 4, we’re going to examine how the GDPR can help in custom...