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Get to MongoDB London on Us: Show Us Your MUG

MongoDB is coming to London and we want to see you there. Tickets are going fast, but we’re putting two free day-passes up for grabs - all you need to do is share your very best mug shot online! By now, most of you should have a MongoDB mug. If not, where have you been the past 6 years? We've shipped mugs around the world but we rarely get to see the Mug owners. To get in the draw to win two free tickets to MongoDB London , simply snap a photo (alone or with others) with your MongoDB mug(s) and tag it on Twitter with the hashtag #mongodbmug. Good luck, and look forward to seeing you in November at MongoDB London. What to Expect at MongoDB London MongoDB London will not only reveal the why behind using MongoDB in a range of use cases, but crucially a varied roster of presenters will explain the how. MongoDB Co-Founder and CTO, Eliot Horowitz, will open the day and give a roadmap of what's to come in MongoDB 2.8. At MongoDB London, you will see how you can build applications never before possible in your organization. Gary Collier, CTO at AHL Man Group , will discuss how his team created a single platform for all of its financial data with MongoDB. That project resulted in a 25x improvement in tick throughput and slashed the required disk storage by 40 percent. Additionally, James Stewart, will describe the process of digital transformation in the UK Government and Robert Hill, at Capgemini, will be showcase building a real-time view of your business to integrate all of your siloed data--also called the Single View of the Customer. Alongside a number of user presentations, there will be several MongoDB experts giving talks on everything from the Internet of Things to examples of MongoDB best practices in Financial Services. Finally, you will get the chance to sit down with MongoDB experts at our "Ask The Experts" hall to answer your toughest questions about MongoDB. Don't delay. Snap your MUG and send it over.

October 22, 2014

This Week in MongoDB May 20-28

Here's what's going on in the MongoDB community this week: Learn More Free Online Class, MongoDB for Developers, Begins June 17 Using MongoDB for @Groupon's Place Data Release r2013.05.19 of the mgo MongoDB driver for the Go Language is out eBay's first #Nodejs application, powered by MongoDB Slides and Videos from MongoDB San Francisco Early Bird Ticket prices for MongoDB NYC End this Week. See the full agenda with talks from experienced MongoDB users, core contributors, ecosystem partners and IT professionals in the first ever Business Track Upcoming MongoDB Days MongoDB Pittsburgh June 3 MongoDB Israel June 16 MongoDB New York City June 21 Upcoming Webinars: May 21: The State of the Nodestack May 22: Indexing and Query Optimization May 23: How Financial Firms Create a Single Customer View with MongoDB May 29: Best Practices for Securing and Protecting MongoDB Data May 30: Analytics with NoSQL: Why, for What and When? June 6: MongoDB for Content Management h3. User Groups and Events this Week May 20 PHP Evangelist Jeremy Mikola is speaking at Symfony Live! this week May Israel MongoDB User Group May 21 David Wihil will present MongoDB and Meteor at Gander, at the Boston MUG The MEAN Stack: (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js and Node.js) and Mosuq at the NYC MongoDB User Group Learn to Build Node.js applications with MongoDB and at the Atlanta MUG May 22 Greg Studer will be at FOSS4G presenting the new Geo features in MongoDB 2.4 10gen will be exhibiting at the Nordic Game Developer Conference Have something you'd like to share? Let us know

May 20, 2013

Speaker Lineup for MongoDB San Francisco

MongoDB San Francisco , 10gen’s most popular event of the year, is coming up on May 10. San Francisco has become a stronghold of tech innovation, and our lineup of exceptional speakers is testament to the exceptional MongoDB-powered ecosystem in the Bay Area. Here are just a few of the awesome talks on the agenda for MongoDB San Francisco: Using MongoDB for Groupon's Place Data, by Peter Bakkum, Member of Technical Staff, Groupon The Merchant data team at Groupon uses MongoDB to create “the most comprehensive database of places and merchants in the world.” This is a mission-critical part of the Groupon platform providing real-time data for the business. In this session, get an inside view of Groupon’s MongoDB cluster: Peter will introduce attendees to the data model, data processing pipeline and the dynamics of parallel querying in their Storm cluster. Managing a Maturing MongoDB Ecosystem, by Charity Majors, Systems Engineer, Parse Parse, which was recently acquired by Facebook , provides scalable, cross-platform services and tools for developers. Parse engineer, Charity Majors, has a tremendous amount of experience managing Parse’s MongoDB clusters from their infancy into their golden years and will show best practices for keeping MongoDB clusters healthy. Charity’s scaling and performance tuning tips will help you become a MongoDB ops specialist. How ServiceSource Revolutionized Its Business and Moved to the Cloud with MongoDB, by Greg Olsen, CTO, ServiceSource In late 2012, ServiceSource released Renew OnDemand, designed to increase recurring revenue for the world's largest technology companies. Built on MongoDB, Renew is representative of a new generation of cloud-native enterprise applications that exploit innovative datastore and compute approaches to achieve fundamental improvements in capability and scale. Greg Olsen, CTO of ServiceSource, will discuss how his team has implemented MongoDB in a sharded environment, describe some of the unique characteristics of the platform and provide insight into how other service providers can be equally adaptive using MongoDB. Storing eBay's Media Metadata on MongoDB , by Yuri Finkelstein, Architect, eBay eBay is the largest secondary marketplace on the web. The eBay development team has been using MongoDB for project Zoom, where they store all of the website’s metadata, which includes references to every item’s photos on eBay. This cluster is eBay's first of many MongoDB installations on the platform, and was chosen for its flexible data model and improved performance. Yuri Finkelstein, an Enterprise Architect on the team, will provide a technical overview of this mission-critical project and its underlying architecture and discuss why the team chose MongoDB for project Zoom. MongoDB and Meteor: an Architecture for Real-time Web Apps, Matt DeBergalis, Architect, Meteor Meteor is a new JavaScript application platform -- specifically designed to work with MongoDB -- for building modern real-time web applications. These applications, like live analytics dashboards or those that show live data feeds, all have a way to send real-time updates to connected users when documents in their database change. Meteor and MongoDB offer an elegant architecture for managing the flow of data in a realtime app using the familiar MongoDB APIs. This talk will dig into the architecture of a realtime app built on MongoDB. Matt will cover tips and tricks for using MongoDB in a realtime app and demonstrate some of the design patterns they’ve developed. A Year of Monitoring Production Deployments with MongoDB , Simon Maynard, Co-Founder, Bugsnag Bugsnag is a fast growing error monitoring service for web and mobile applications that is processing millions of errors every day, and was designed from the ground up to utilize MongoDB and its strengths. In this talk, CTO Simon Maynard will discuss hints and tips from two years of running production MongoDB deployments. The talk will cover all aspects of developing for and maintaining a MongoDB deployment, including using the profiler to tune performance, as well as schema and index design considerations and what to monitor and how to monitor it. Want to see these talks and more? Join the community at MongoDB San Francisco : use the discount code mongodb_blog for 25% off on tickets.

April 30, 2013

This Week in MongoDB: April 29-May 4

Learn More Free online course MongoDB for DBAs begins today! Sign up to get your first week's course material Another Thing About Python's Threadlocals Dynamic TTL Collection in Mongodb for Marconi We have some great talks lined up for MongoDB San Francisco on May 10 next week. Learn how eBay uses MongoDB for all their media metadata, how Groupon uses MongoDB for their Merchant Data platform and more interesting MongoDB use cases from the community. Get your tickets now , we sell out every year. Upcoming MongoDB Days An Evening with MongoDB Portland MongoDB Stockholm, May 2 MongoDB San Francisco MongoDB New York City Upcoming Webinars: April 30: How Banks Manage Risk with MongoDB May 2: MongoDB 2.4 Feature Demo and Q&A on Hash-based Sharding May 9: From Relational Databases to MongoDB - What You Need to Know User Groups and Events this Week April 30 [The Journey to MongoDB : Trajectory Pattern Mining in Australian Instagram at the Sydney MUG |] April 29-May 2 The Ruby Team is at RailsConf this week. Emily Stolfo will discuss her experience teaching Ruby on Rails to college students at Columbia in Hacking the Academic Experience and Brandon Black will discuss Natural Language Processing with Ruby April 30-May 2 Edouard Servan Schrieber will be at the FST Summit presenting a workshop on "How to Save $100 Million With MongoDB" May 1 10gen CTO Eliot Horowitz will discuss the future of 21 Century Databases at Database week May 3 [MongoDB Stockholm 2013 a free afternoon conference with morning workshops |] MongoDB Training Near You Bangalore: May 1-2 Paris: June 27-28 São Paulo, Brazil: July 1-3 Have a great week!

April 29, 2013