MongoDB for GIANT Stories

Category: Technical

Index the Planet: How MongoDB is powering Bluedot, the world’s most accurate geofencing service

August 23, 2017

Bluedot Innovation provides a location services platform that enables location-based commerce and social innovation across any industry where mobility and geospatial awareness can add value. With customers like News Corp, Shell and Samsung and a solution on Salesforce Marketing Cloud, common use cases include driving foot traffic and sales in retail stores, increasing sales at restaurants and bars...

MongoDB.local is Coming to San Francisco

Allie Tsuchiya
August 23, 2017
Category: Events

We’re excited to announce MongoDB.local SF! Join us on October 12 for a one-day educational conference to learn best practices for building and deploying your giant ideas.

With 20+ technical sessions, jumpstarts, and tutorials, you’ll be able to customize your agenda based on interest and experience level. Our engineers will cover topics including application architecture, schema design, microserv...

MongoDB Stitch - the latest, and best way to build your app

Andrew Morgan
August 15, 2017
Category: Technical

In a recent 6 part blog series on the MEAN & MERN stacks, I stepped through how you can build modern applications on a stack of MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and Angular or React. What if there was a service that took care of everything apart from the application frontend (Angular, React, or other technology)? MongoDB Stitch is that service, it's a new backend as a service (BaaS) for applicat...

Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters - Part II

Jay Gordon
August 14, 2017
Category: Cloud, Technical

In the blog post, "Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters", we introduced how to use curl to launch and edit a MongoDB Atlas cluster. The concepts in that post helped establish the groundwork for being able to launch MongoDB Atlas clusters with many of the popular DevOps automation tools available ...

The MongoDB Intern Series: From a Public University to a Private Company

Andrea Dooley
August 11, 2017
Category: Company

For students studying computer science in public universities and community colleges, it can be difficult to land a dream internship. The supposition is that many organizations are so selective in their qualifications that they tend to only consider students from top private institutions to bring on as interns and ultimately hire.

That was Joseph Pena’s initial thought when he first came across a...

The AWS Refresher: Lambda, Kinesis, Step Functions & more

Peter Zawistowicz
August 10, 2017
Category: Cloud

With the next AWS Summit just around the corner (literally and figuratively), we thought we’d recap some of our favorite AWS-related tutorials.

1. Using Kinesis for high-volume data streaming:

This post was written in the run-up to AWS re:Invent last...

Women in Tech: The MongoDB + Women ReBOOT Initiative

Andrea Dooley
August 09, 2017
Category: Company

How do you build a great company? You hire great people. How do you hire great people? You look for great resumes. Seems straightforward enough, but can a resume truly reflect a person’s quality, character or potential? Is it possible that by focusing on resumes, we are missing out on exceptional talent?

Our Dublin office recently partnered with Technology Ireland on their Women ReBOOT initiative...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Konstantin Manchev

Eloise Giegerich
August 04, 2017
Category: Community

For this week’s spotlight we’re chatting with Konstantin Manchev, a DBA- and DEV-certified professional who works as a MongoDB Database Administrator at the European Patent Office out of the Netherlands. Konstantin has worked on several interesting telecom data analysis projects th...