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Welcoming the Grainite Team to MongoDB: Accelerating Atlas Stream Processing

Tens of thousands of customers and millions of developers rely on MongoDB Atlas to run business-critical applications because of its flexible document data model and ability to work with virtually any type of data using a single, intuitive developer data platform that can run on all major cloud providers. Earlier this year, we announced that we would enable developers to apply the benefits of the document model and a unified interface to streaming data with Atlas Stream Processing . In a short amount of time, we have seen a strong response from developers eager to use this capability to simplify building event-driven applications. To accelerate the development of our streaming offering, we are thrilled to announce that the team behind Grainite — a streaming application platform, backed by Sequoia Capital and Menlo Ventures, that makes it easy to read, process, store, and query events in real-time — has now joined MongoDB. Grainite was founded by world-class technologists Ashish Kumar, who spent over ten years running structured storage products and other high-scale infrastructure projects at Google, and Abhishek Chauhan, who previously served as CTO of Cloud Networking at Citrix. Ashish and Abhishek bring with them a team of talented engineers to MongoDB who will help accelerate the development of Atlas Stream Processing and the release of new capabilities that will make it even easier for customers to process and analyze streaming data for real-time application experiences. “We’re excited to be joining a company that shares our vision for making it effortless to build event-driven applications,” said Kumar. “We’re looking forward to continuing to develop a world-class streaming platform that will make it easier for developers to incorporate real-time data into their applications and becoming part of an organization that can significantly amplify the reach and impact of event-driven applications for developers and end users.” We look forward to welcoming the Grainite team to MongoDB and sharing updates on Atlas Stream Processing and our broader streaming roadmap in the near future.

September 28, 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 EMEA MongoDB Innovation Award Winners

Throughout 2023, MongoDB has recognized the exceptional successes our APAC and North America customers realize when they build with MongoDB Atlas. Today, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 EMEA MongoDB Innovation Awards. These customers join a premiere group of organizations that have been recognized for boldly exploring the power of data and harnessing it to build the applications of tomorrow. The professionals behind these innovative projects span industries, use cases, and geographies. However, what remains constant is each organization's unfailing commitment to delivering deeper insights, powerful features, and capabilities, as well as seamless experiences, to their customers. We congratulate each of the EMEA MongoDB Innovation Award winners for delivering big results and invite you to find inspiration in their work below. Building the Next Big Thing Since being originally founded in Finland as a food delivery service, Wolt expanded their offering into groceries, gifts, and other items, and makes it possible for people living in hundreds of cities across 25 countries to get whatever they need, delivered quickly and reliably to their front door. Due to the rapidly increasing scale in their business and new partnerships with enterprise retailers, Wolt needed to rethink their existing tooling that is used by their tens of thousands of merchant partners to manage their offering inside Wolt’s delivery platform. To provide their merchants with multi-venue management capabilities, increased automation, and no limitations on amounts of menu items, Wolt chose fully-managed MongoDB Atlas due to its flexible data document model, support for Kafka and event-driven architectures, high performance, and limitless scalability. Industry Transformation Gong ’s Revenue Intelligence Platform uses proprietary AI technology to enable revenue teams to utilize customer interactions to increase business efficiency, improve decision-making, and accelerate revenue growth. Gong chose MongoDB Atlas as a high-performing transactional database due to its ability to handle Gong’s complex data structures and algorithms, and indeed MongoDB Atlas was able to support 30-40 million daily interactions and mission-critical search queries. Through the adoption of MongoDB Atlas, Gong’s queries take only 20-30 milliseconds, and with Atlas’ sharding capabilities, Gong future-proofed its environment for ongoing growth and gained greater control over its customer data. Innovative Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion As part of its "Inclusion for All" strategy, Vodafone is committed to ensuring our digital society is accessible to all, and that women feel empowered to participate in it. In addition, Vodafone’s mission is to have 40% of women in management roles by 2030. Earlier this year, Vodafone UK teamed up with MongoDB to host interactive sessions and networking for “Digital & IT Women in Tech Week.” With a shared goal of reducing the gender gap in technology and inspiring young women to build their careers by pursuing leadership roles, the week’s events brought together more than 200 Vodafone employees to discuss breaking workplace biases and enhancing gender equality in the industry. In addition, Vodafone spoke at the 2023 MongoDB.local London event in the IDEA Lounge. Inspiring Innovation Ernst & Young LLP (EY) manages high volumes of transactional data and its clients and internal teams work under strict timelines to file taxes and meet regulatory deadlines. Their cloud-based Global VAT Reporting Tool (GVRT) platform automates and digitizes the preparation of 242 different types of returns across 79 countries. With support from MongoDB Professional Services, EY planned and executed a data migration from their previous database solution to MongoDB Atlas so that the GVRT tool could fully benefit from MongoDB’s developer data platform. Since migrating to Atlas, EY experienced a significant performance boost, they reduced costs by as much as 50%, and they are able to scale without limitations to handle increased data volumes, transactional loads, and concurrent user requests during peak periods. Find out Who Uses MongoDB and read more about our customers’ MongoDB Atlas successes.

September 27, 2023

Hot Off the Press: MongoDB Launches Two New Books at MongoDB.local London

It’s well known that developers today are facing immense demand to build new, modern applications at an accelerated pace. In fact, recent data from IDC predicts that by 2025 there will be a shortfall of 4 million developers . As the industry moves towards more complex and advanced technologies, developers remain the foundation – as well as the key – to expanding emerging, innovative technologies, from AI to IoT and other automation applications. The skills required to develop these technologies are becoming increasingly specialized. In turn, the need for accessible resources, training, and education is only becoming more pressing. That’s why we’re delighted to launch MongoDB Press – our very own official series of educational books – penned by a mix of our in-house experts and trusted industry voices, covering both technical and strategic topics. We’re thrilled that our first two books of the series – Mastering MongoDB 7.0 and Practical MongoDB Aggregations – will be launched at MongoDB .local London 2023 . Practical MongoDB Aggregations was written by our very own Executive Solutions Architect, Paul Done, and is intended for developers with a baseline understanding of the MongoDB Aggregation Framework. The book will allow readers to learn more about building aggregation pipelines. You can get 20% off now by visiting . Attendees at MongoDB .local London will be able to get signed copies of the book while supplies last Mastering MongoDB 7.0 is available for pre-order and was written by a team of MongoDB experts. It provides a deep-dive into the latest features of MongoDB. By the end of the book, readers will have gained the practical understanding required to design, develop, administer, and scale MongoDB-based database applications, both on-premises and on the cloud.

September 25, 2023

Continued Excellence: MongoDB Receives Fourth Consecutive Google Cloud Partner of the Year Award

MongoDB and Google Cloud have closely partnered since 2018 to enable customers to build innovative applications through deep integrations and just reached another notable milestone. For the fourth year running, MongoDB has been honored as Google Cloud's Technology Partner of the Year, specifically in the category of Data & Smart Analytics. Over the past six years, the two companies have combined their strengths in advanced analytics and best-in-class database technology to drive innovation on behalf of customers. Throughout 2022, customer demand for our combined offerings became more pronounced, as evidenced by a surge in customers purchasing MongoDB on the Google Cloud Marketplace. MongoDB's integration with Google Cloud's products and services, like BigQuery and Google Application Integration, reached new levels, bringing customers more value through deepened integration. Furthermore, the collaborative endeavors expanded into domains such as Google Cloud’s foundation models and the emerging field of generative AI. Google & MongoDB focused on helping Startups especially those for Generative AI To make it easier for startups to embrace this joint innovation, earlier this year MongoDB announced the AI Innovators Program . Through the program, startups gain access to additional MongoDB Atlas Credits, accelerated partnership and marketing opportunities, and more. Early-stage companies can opt into this program when applying to MongoDB for Startups via the Google for Startups Cloud Program or our joint landing page , Startups can use these programs to develop and launch the AI capabilities that will set their business apart and launch them from ideation to IPO. BigQuery Partner Center Since 2017, MongoDB and Google Cloud have partnered to make BigQuery and MongoDB integration seamless. Most recently, Google designated MongoDB as Google Cloud Ready for BigQuery after validating the integration using a three-part process, including data integration tests and analysis of benchmarks. This validates that MongoDB Atlas has met a core set of functional and interoperability requirements when integrating with BigQuery, making it easier for customers to choose MongoDB Atlas in Google Cloud’s BigQuery Partner Center. Google Cloud Application Integration In the rapidly evolving realm of digital transformation, enterprises must deliver seamless and scalable solutions for their business operations in order to maintain a competitive edge. To fulfill these requirements, organizations frequently employ robust integration platforms like Google Clouds Application Integration. Functioning as an iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) solution within the Google Cloud ecosystem, Application Integration offers the capacity to construct integrations that link with numerous third-party applications through Integration Connectors. The MongoDB connector allows native operations such as insertion, updating, and deletion of document objects in MongoDB. The Google Cloud Application Integration simplifies the complex task of connecting data and applications for customers looking to build new applications. To get started with Google Cloud's Application Integration and MongoDB Atlas, read the documentation page . Summary Since partnering together MongoDB and Google Cloud have collaborated on many integrations to help companies achieve their goals and customers are taking notice. “Working with the right technology partners has helped us to avoid analysis paralysis that can happen when developer teams spend a lot of time trying to understand and manage every detail,” says Sethu Madhav Vure, IT Architect for Ulta Beauty. “Instead, we convert a proof of concept into a working solution, and quickly bring it to market. It’s been a major shift in our IT culture as we try out new things weekly and see incredible support from leadership,” Vure said. Ready to get started with MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud? Check out our Google Cloud Marketplace listing to get started today. You can also learn more about our partnership on our Google integrations page .

August 29, 2023

MongoDB Announces Queryable Encryption with Equality Query Type Support

The general availability of Queryable Encryption offers end-to-end encryption of sensitive data while preserving the ability to run equality queries on that encrypted data, helping customers meet the strictest data privacy requirements. This technology allows developers to query encrypted sensitive data in a simple, intuitive way. We are releasing the equality query type with the 7.0 release and in future releases will add support to the range, prefix, suffix, and substring query types. First announced in preview in MongoDB 6.0 in 2022, Queryable Encryption introduced a fast state-of-the-art encrypted search algorithm using innovative cryptography engineering built and designed by MongoDB’s Cryptography Research Group with decades of experience designing state-of-the-art encrypted search algorithms. Since its initial release last year, MongoDB has worked in partnership with its customers including leading Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare and insurance industries to fine-tune the release for general availability. This client-side encryption approach uses novel encrypted data structures that allow developers to run efficient, expressive queries on encrypted workloads for the first time. Data remains encrypted at all times on the database, including in memory and in the CPU; keys never leave the application and cannot be accessed by the database server. Queryable Encryption: How it works Here is a sample flow of operations where an authorized user wants to query the encrypted data. In this example, let’s assume we are retrieving the records for an SSN number. Authorized users run an equality query to get specific SSN number records Recognizing the query is against an encrypted field, the driver requests the encryption keys from the customer-provisioned key provider, such as AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), Google Cloud KMS, Azure Key Vault, or any KMIP-enabled provider, such as HashiCorp Vault. The MongoDB driver gets the encryption keys from the key provider The driver submits the encrypted query along with a cryptographic token to the MongoDB server with the encrypted fields rendered as ciphertext. Queryable Encryption implements a fast encrypted search algorithm that allows the server to process queries on the encrypted data, without knowing the data. The data and the query itself remain encrypted at all times on the server. The MongoDB server returns the encrypted results of the query to the driver. The query results are decrypted with the keys held by the driver and returned to the client and shown as plaintext. Here are some of the key benefits of Queryable Encryption technology: Run equality queries on encrypted data: With Queryable Encryption, customers can run equality queries on encrypted data using a fast state-of-the-art encrypted search algorithm. This algorithm allows the server to process and retrieve matching documents without the server understanding anything about the data or why the document should be returned. Groundbreaking query technology based on standards-based cryptography: Queryable Encryption introduces a fast state-of-the-art encrypted search algorithm that uses NIST standards-based primitives. These are well-tested and established public standards to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data. Faster application development cycle: Queryable Encryption allows developers to easily encrypt sensitive data without changes to their application code with many language-specific drivers to choose from. There is no crypto experience required and it’s intuitive and easy for developers to set up and use. Developers don't have to figure out how to use the right algorithms, encryption options, etc to implement their right encryption solution. MongoDB has done all that complex work for them. Reduce operational risk as sensitive workloads are protected on the cloud: Eliminate common security concerns when moving database workloads to the cloud. Customers can keep their data on any of the cloud providers and be assured that their data is protected. Since encryption keys are only accessible within the customer environment, the data cannot be decrypted by a 3rd party or the cloud provider. The only place where the data is unencrypted is in the application. Strong technical controls for critical data privacy use cases: Can help customers meet strict data privacy requirements such as HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA, PCI, and more. Queryable Encryption uses strong data protection techniques and end-to-end encryption. Resources For more information on Queryable Encryption, refer to the following resources: Queryable Encryption Documentation Queryable Encryption Quick Start Queryable Encryption FAQ Queryable Encryption Driver Compatibility

August 15, 2023

4 Big Reasons to Upgrade to MongoDB 7.0

This post is also available in: Deutsch , Français Lately, we've been hitting the road and making news at a series of events in major cities across the globe. One of the big highlights is the release of MongoDB 7.0 , which offers a comprehensive suite of features designed to streamline operations, improve performance, and enhance security. With this release, MongoDB reaffirms itself as a top choice for organizations looking to boost the productivity of their development teams as they build modern, distributed applications. Version 7.0 has all the features released in prior versions with additional features aimed at making it easier for developers to build software. #1 - Enhanced performance MongoDB 7.0 brings significant improvements to working with time series data, especially demanding, high-volume datasets of all shapes. These improvements result in improved storage optimization and compression, as well as improved query performance. Developers will experience even better handling of high cardinality data, improved scalability, and overall performance; enabling you to manage time-series data more efficiently and cost-effectively. Change streams will now support even wider use cases: handling changes in large documents, even with pre-images and post-images, without causing unexpected errors. #2 - Smoother migrations Updates to cluster-to-cluster sync (mongosync) will enable more efficient data migration in a variety of scenarios. Cluster-to-cluster sync now provides greater flexibility in syncing between clusters with unlike topologies, such as from replica sets to sharded clusters. Filtered sync allows for syncing specific data sets instead of the entire cluster. Atlas Live Migrate now supports migrations for clusters running MongoDB 6.0.4+ delivering migrations that are faster and more resilient in cases of interruption during the migration process. #3 - Streamlined developer experience With new enhancements to the aggregation pipeline — including compound wildcard indexes , approximate percentiles, and bitwise operators — developers can enjoy greater flexibility and performance in indexing and querying data. With MongoDB 7.0, developers can also implement user role variables within aggregation pipelines enabling a single view to display different data based on the logged-in users’ permissions. Support for fine-grained updates and deletes in time-series collections and new metrics to help select a shard key to help reduce developer effort and streamline the development process. #4 - Stronger security MongoDB 7.0 strengthens security capabilities with Queryable Encryption to help customers encrypt sensitive data and run equality queries on fully randomized encrypted data. The security enhancements ensure that developers can build and deploy applications with confidence, knowing that their data is protected and compliant with the latest security standards and protocols. Why wait? With a host of new features and enhancements designed to make your team more productive, MongoDB 7.0 is the perfect choice for organizations looking to take their development to the next level. From enhanced performance to stronger security features, MongoDB 7.0 makes it easier to build the next big thing. Register for Atlas now and start building today . If you'd like guidance on upgrading to 7.0, our professional services team offers upgrade support to help ensure a smooth transition. To learn more, see MongoDB Consulting . Check out the full session on What's New in MongoDB 7.0 on our YouTube channel!

August 15, 2023

MongoDB Completes Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) Assessment for MongoDB Atlas

Today we are pleased to share that MongoDB has recently completed the Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) Assessment for MongoDB Atlas . Completing this assessment is particularly significant for Australian government departments and agencies as now their developer teams can join other developers from around the world in building next-generation applications using the MongoDB developer data platform . The completion of this assessment is another strong validation that the highest security standards are paramount at MongoDB and our commitment to providing a secure data platform that organizations can trust for their most sensitive workloads. MongoDB Atlas and the IRAP assessment The Infosec Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment is a comprehensive cybersecurity assessment framework of the security capabilities of cloud service providers, ensuring adherence to the highest security standards in order to assist Australian government agencies and departments in protecting their information and communications technology (ICT) systems from potential cyber threats. IRAP is governed and administered by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and the assessments are carried out by endorsed independent IRAP assessors. This comprehensive assessment of MongoDB Atlas, carried out by one of Australia’s leading cybersecurity companies, CyberCX , assessed Atlas has the appropriate security controls in place for the processing, storage, and transmission of information classified up to, and including, the ‘PROTECTED’ level across the three major cloud providers, AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. What does this mean for Australian Government agencies? For many Australian government departments, MongoDB's on-premise solutions have already been a key driving force in their digital transformation journeys. Now, with the completion of this IRAP assessment, they can supercharge their efforts and bolster their data management capabilities by embracing MongoDB Atlas—the leading developer data platform. Offering an integrated set of secure data and application infrastructure services, MongoDB Atlas empowers agencies to harness groundbreaking queryable encryption, AI-driven search functionalities , and data stream processing (just to mention a few), across AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud making data management a breeze across the nation. MongoDB’s developer data platform is already entrusted to more than 1000 public sector customers and is at the forefront of revolutionizing government services and citizen experiences around the world, the completion of IRAP now enables the Australian government to join the revolution. MongoDB Atlas, advanced security, and IRAP Advanced, Embedded Security Features: MongoDB Atlas offers a wide range of default security features, including encryption at-rest, in-transit, and in-use (Client-Side Field Level Encryption, Queryable Encryption), network isolation, fine-grained access controls, and auditing. These features work to ensure that sensitive government data is protected from unauthorized access and cyber threats. Data Sovereignty : MongoDB Atlas allows agencies to maintain data sovereignty by offering region-specific deployments. This capability is crucial for government entities that need to adhere to strict data residency requirements. Multi-Cloud Capabilities: With MongoDB Atlas, Australian government agencies can fully leverage a true multi-cloud environment, distributing their data across different cloud providers and regions all around Australia. This architecture enhances data availability, performance, and disaster recovery, and provides flexibility in choosing cloud vendors. Scalability and Performance: Government agencies often handle massive amounts of data, experiencing peak loads during various times of the year. MongoDB Atlas handles these scalability needs with the ability to automatically scale resources to accommodate data growth and changing workloads, ensuring consistent performance even during peak usage. Operational Efficiency: As a fully managed service, MongoDB Atlas reduces the operational burden on agencies, allowing them to focus on their core missions. Automatic backups, monitoring, and patching ensure smooth operations without the need for extensive administrative overhead. Australian government to bring new, innovative, and secure services to their citizens with MongoDB Atlas Australian government agencies seeking to manage their data efficiently and securely as they modernize and transform their applications can now harness MongoDB Atlas to bring new services to their citizens. MongoDB's commitment to data security remains unwavering, providing organizations with the confidence to trust their sensitive data with us. By continually innovating and delivering robust security controls that adapt to modern threats and ensure optimal performance, MongoDB is a vital partner in securing the future of data for governments worldwide. Want to know more? Curious to dive deeper into the assessment and learn how MongoDB Atlas can elevate your department or agency's data security and management? Reach out to your MongoDB representative or contact our team . We are more than happy to provide further information under a non-disclosure agreement (NDA).

August 14, 2023

AWS Names MongoDB as Taiwan ISV Partner of the Year

On July 27, during the 2023 AWS Partner Summit in Taiwan , MongoDB was recognized as the ISV Partner of the Year for Taiwan. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Awards recognize partners based on merit, highlighting their dedication to helping customers drive innovation and build solutions. The awards are given to celebrate outstanding achievements by AWS partners. MongoDB won the Taiwan ISV Partner of the Year due to its remarkable success leveraging AWS services and partner programs to grow and expand their software offerings. With the increasing numbers of AWS customers across verticals and segments deploying mission critical workloads on MongoDB’s developer data platform Atlas, running on AWS, MongoDB has demonstrated exceptional achievements that outperformed other partners. Following an AWS Marketplace first approach in Taiwan, MongoDB concluded more transactions via AWS Marketplace than any other partner and is also aligning their channel strategy with AWS to scale through the AWS Marketplace channel programs. "AWS is committed to building a dynamic and rapidly expanding partner network, empowering partners to innovate and grow sustainably through leading cloud technology services and global resources. Over the past year, we are delighted to see MongoDB helping customers in various industries to overcome their challenges and create business value. We look forward to closely collaborating with our partners as we continue to support customer innovation in 2023 and drive digital transformation in Taiwan,” said Robert Wang, Managing Director, AWS Hong Kong and Taiwan. “Thank you to AWS for recognizing MongoDB as the ISV Partner of the Year. This award demonstrates our commitment to delivering superior solutions for customers and recognizes the amazing work of the team in the past year,” said Gabriel Woo, Regional Vice President, Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau at MongoDB. “The collaboration between AWS and MongoDB extends beyond opportunities. We will continue to work closely together to drive innovation and growth in the region.”

July 27, 2023

News from MongoDB.local NYC

After a triumphant return to live events with a three-day blowout in 2022, we decided to spread the love in 2023 with a series of smaller MongoDB.local events hosted in cities all over the world. On June 22, we held our first big event in New York's Javits Center. And, since it's New York City after all, it seemed like a good time to break some news. Keynote session There were developer jumpstarts and expert sessions beginning at 8 a.m. So, by the time MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria took to the Build Stage at 10 a.m. for the day's keynote address , things were already well underway. Ittycheria's speech underscored a consistent theme: that the real world is not static, that every business is driven by software, and since businesses operate in real-time, software has to be real-time, too. Whether that means breaking down relational data silos or streaming data for event-driven architectures, the drive for smarter, faster applications shows no sign of slowing. Other keynote presenters included MongoDB Chief Product Officer Sahir Azam , who announced the private preview of MongoDB Atlas Stream Processing and the general availability (GA) of MongoDB Relational Migrator . Breaking product news from MongoDB.local NYC MongoDB's Relational Migrator is now available to help organizations transition away from legacy databases and streamline their transition to MongoDB. Relational Migrator tackles some of the most common challenges in migration projects: effective data modeling, migrating data, and modernizing app code. Though Kotlin has historically been known for Android development, about half of Kotlin developers are using the language for server-side use cases. To that end, we are delighted to announce that the official MongoDB server-side Kotlin driver is now generally available. Other updates from MongoDB.local NYC MongoDB is thrilled to announce the public preview of our new Vector Search capability designed to meet the demands of data in all forms. AI applications rely on vector search to satisfy queries like “give me movies that feel sad” or “give me images that look like…” This new feature unlocks a whole new class of capabilities. Responsive, event-driven applications bring digital experiences to life for customers and accelerate time-to-insight and action for businesses. At MongoDB .local NYC, we announced the private preview of Atlas Stream Processing . It enables the processing of high-velocity streams of complex data with a few unique advantages for the developer experience. At .local NYC, we also rolled out a new feature that enables companies to install the Atlas Kubernetes Operator and export existing deployments through the MongoDB CLI for simpler infrastructure management and provisioning. Last, but not least, was the announcement of MongoDB Atlas' new resource tagging functionality. You can now organize and manage Atlas resources with improved efficiency by applying tags to categorize database deployments based on your business needs. For more updates, check out the product announcements page on our website. Most popular beginner sessions from MongoDB.local NYC Developer Jumpstart: Enhancing Your Ability to Develop Evolvable & Scalable Data-Centric Apps Building Intuitive Data Discovery Experiences: Tips and Tricks to Using Atlas Search Analytics Jumpstart: Enhancing Your Ability to Discover Critical Insights in Your Operational Data Under the Hood: How We're Modernizing Our Query Engine Building a Self-Service DBaaS for Your Internal Developer Platform with Atlas and Kubernetes Where MongoDB.local is headed next The world tour continues! We're hitting the road to bring the best, most relevant content directly to you. Connect with MongoDB experts, meet fellow users building the next big thing, and be among the first to hear the latest announcements. Check out what city we are coming to next .

July 12, 2023

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Reflects on Their Successful Digital Transformation with MongoDB Atlas

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is one of Australia’s largest banks, with around 7,000 employees and more than 2.2 million customers. The bank has been on a multi-year journey of transformation using MongoDB Atlas to improve efficiency and deliver a better customer experience. In an exclusive video series, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s cloud team reflects on the launch of Ready-Set-MongoDB (RSM), an event-driven framework that allows developers to streamline the consumption of internal or external APIs, and applies data transformations and storage automatically within a MongoDB collection of their choice. Winning MongoDB's APAC Innovation Awards 2023 RSM’s event-driven framework, built around strong automation capabilities that pull unstructured data from a range of sources into one place has allowed developers and service owners to access meaningful visualisations of internal or external APIs. Not only has this saved the team more than 1,100 developers days, it has led to the bank winning the 2023 MongoDB APAC Innovation award in the Organisational Transformation category. A developer-first culture at the heart of transformation Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is still right in the thick of a multi-year digital transformation journey, with the aim to not only deliver better experiences for customers but also reduce complexity for developers and the organisation as a whole. Working with MongoDB means empowering developers with a data layer that makes their lives easier, enabling them to move a lot faster and encouraging organic ideas to get off the ground, feeding into the bank’s unique engineering culture. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's future: A hand in hand journey with MongoDB There is a lot on the horizon for the banking industry as a whole that keeps the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s engineering and developer team thinking about what’s next. Whether it’s upcoming regulatory compliance requirements such as CPS 230 or the rise of cloud and automation technologies, the team trusts MongoDB and its unique multi-cloud capabilities to continue supporting the bank’s digital journey in the coming years.

June 28, 2023

MongoDB Simplifies the Partner Ecosystem for Customers and Recognizes Partner Excellence

Organizations today have a clear imperative– building modern applications to prepare their business for the future. At MongoDB, the leading cloud-native developer data platform, we harness the power of our ecosystem to connect our customers with the innovative technology and services needed to build the modern applications end-users love. Every day, tens of thousands of customers and millions of developers rely on our flexible document-data model that can handle any type of data at scale. To keep pace with MongoDB’s growth, the partner ecosystem has also matured, expanding to every vertical, industry, and geography, and delivering MongoDB to tens of thousands of customers. With more than 1,000 partners across the globe, and more than 80% of MongoDB's new business touched by partners, the internal MongoDB Partner organization has quintupled in size since 2019 to support partners and provide global coverage. Alan Chhabra, EVP of WW Partners Now, we’re excited to announce the further evolution of our partner program, which introduces five distinct categories to help customers understand what partners have to offer with MongoDB: Technology, Powered by MongoDB, Cloud, Go-to-Market, and Solutions and Services partners. MongoDB partners are able to fall into multiple categories, as partners can fulfill different roles with many different solutions. MongoDB Technology Partners deliver proven interoperability and technology integrations that solve industry problems, build credibility, and establish trust with our joint customers. Some of our MongoDB Technology partners include Confluent, Vercel, Datadog, and others. Powered by MongoDB Partners offer software solutions, delivered as SaaS or packaged solutions, for technology or industry problems, built on MongoDB technology. Some of our Powered By MongoDB partners include Temenos, Commercetools, Transmit Security, Featurespace, Volante, and others. MongoDB Cloud Partners offer a certified MongoDB cloud service for their customers, backed by MongoDB technology, support and GTM. Examples of these alliances include Microsoft, Rackspace, Digital Ocean, and more. MongoDB Solutions and Services Partners solve customer problems better and faster with certified skills on MongoDB technology. These partners drive innovation and business impact with MongoDB validated professional services, leveraging their certified MongoDB skills, and service practices. Examples of these partnerships include Gravity9, Wekan, Clarity Solutions, PureInsights, TCS, Infosys, Cognizant, HCL, Wipro, Deloitte, and Tech Mahindra. As we update our partner program, we also want to recognize the global partners that helped drive exceptional joint success over the past year. We are proud to announce our 2023 Partner of the Year Awards , which align to our new partner program categories and represent partners from across the ecosystem. Technology Partner of the Year: Databricks We recognize Databricks for our joint Lakehouse and MongoDB Atlas solution, which expertly enables companies to easily build analytics and AI into operational applications in the cloud. This year, we jointly aligned on our product roadmaps and a go-to-market solution, formalizing what many of our customers were already doing and creating an avenue for more users to achieve the same success. Powered by MongoDB Partner of the Year: BigID BigID is a leader in data security, privacy, compliance, and governance. BigID leverages MongoDB to generate data insights at scale, automate advanced discovery & classification, and accommodate complex enterprise requirements. This year, we expanded our partnership internationally, focusing on GTM efforts in markets like the UK, France, and Italy across the Financial Services and Retail industries. Cloud Partner of the Year - Marketplace: AWS AWS Marketplace continues to lead in terms of transactions for MongoDB customers. The launch of the MongoDB Atlas Pay-As-You-Go Listing on AWS Marketplace made it even easier for the customers of MongoDB to procure MongoDB Atlas and start their development on cloud. AWS provides exceptional support to its marketplace partners and MongoDB has seen great benefits across both co-sell and co-marketing initiatives. The collaboration between AWS and MongoDB continues to benefit customers and makes them worthy of our Cloud Partner of the Year - Marketplace award. Cloud Partner of the Year - Hybrid: IBM IBM is a global technology company that provides infrastructure, software, hybrid cloud services, and cognitive computing to global enterprise clients. This year, IBM and MongoDB continued to drive value and performance that empowers our customers to accelerate their digital transformation and hybrid cloud journey. Cloud Partner of the Year - International: Alibaba Cloud Alibaba Cloud and MongoDB have partnered to offer ApsaraDB for MongoDB, a fully managed database service that makes it easy to build and scale modern applications specifically in the APAC and Greater China markets. Since 2019, this partnership has led to 8x growth in customer usage and, over the past year, we’ve seen an increasing number of customers across a variety of industries, including gaming, automotive, and content development. Cloud Partner of the Year - Go-to-Market: Google Cloud Since 2019, Google Cloud and MongoDB have worked together to give businesses the infrastructure, data intelligence, and developer centric tools they need to power modern data-driven applications. This past year, we expanded this partnership by developing a joint go-to-market strategy, increasing the reach of our pay-as-you-go offering and increasing deals driven by marketplace transactions by 260%. Solutions Partner of the Year: Exafluence Exafluence is a leading data and analytics company that focuses on empowering organizations to stay ahead of the curve in their respective industries. Exafluence has pioneered several highly strategic healthcare solutions on MongoDB across regulatory compliance and care quality management. We look forward to continuing to build and expand with Exafluence, our Solutions Partner of the Year. Services Partner of the Year - AMER: Accenture Together, MongoDB and Accenture provide unparalleled expertise to help customers modernize their environments—and adopt a cloud-first approach throughout their organization. As the cloud becomes more critical to managing data at scale, our partnership helps enterprises unlock value from legacy data by building new applications and modernizing existing applications faster. Through a combination of MongoDB's and Accenture’s data-centric tools and technical knowledge we continue to help customers achieve their desired outcomes - the last 12 months has yet again proven the value of our partnership. Services Partner of the Year - International: Capgemini Capgemini is a global leader in cloud, data artificial intelligence, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms, with strong focus on environmental impact improvement. Capgemini and MongoDB have been enabling business critical legacy modernization and innovation initiatives in leading enterprise customers across the world, developing unique joint accelerators and industry specific solutions to help our customers differentiate. Services Partner of the Year - Emerging: PeerIslands PeerIslands is a premium consulting firm focused on providing high-velocity digital transformation. PeerIslands developed a suite of tools that allow for easy adoption of MongoDB and seamless modernization of application workloads to MongoDB within enterprises. We are grateful to all of our partners for their hard work and dedication in helping us to deliver the best possible experience to our customers. We look forward to continuing to work with our partners to help customers build and scale their applications on MongoDB. To learn more about the MongoDB Partner Program, please visit our website . Today, we’re thrilled to introduce the MongoDB AI Innovators Program — which provides organizations building AI technology access to credits for MongoDB Atlas, along with accelerated partnership opportunities in the MongoDB Partner Ecosystem. To get started with the MongoDB AI Innovators Program, visit our website .

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