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Get Ready for MongoSV: MongoDB for Beginners

With over 150,000 downloads a month, the MongoDB community is growing fast, and new users are looking to gain expertise on how to best utilize the database for their own applications. MongoSV , 10gen's annual conference on December 4 with over 50 sessions from 10gen engineers and MongoDB users from around the world, will give you the opportunity to evaluate the database and explore possible use cases with the experts. To help you get the most from your day at MongoSV , here are some select sessions for you to attend if you're just beginning to explore MongoDB. MongoDB Basics When getting started it's important to understand the core differences between MongoDB and traditional SQL datastores. Morning sessions on MongoDB Schema Design, Indexing, Replication and Aggregation will give you a thorough overview of the core features and storage model to get a better glimpse at why so many developers have made MongoDB their database of choice. Building An App Track with Eliot Horowitz If you enjoy learning by doing, this series of sessions, led by 10gen co-founder and MongoDB core contributor Eliot Horowitz and 10gen engineer Shaun Verch, will walk you through building an IRC chat server on MongoDB from start to finish. This will introduce you to core concepts in MongoDB from managing data to spinning up replica sets and server monitoring. This track runs includes four sessions of deep-dive, live coding. By the end you will have gained familiarity with MongoDB's core concepts and have a fully-functioning IRC server and message bus. Bringing MongoDB into Your Next Project How we evaluated MongoDB as a Relational Database Replacement : Get an in-depth look at how Apollo group tested MongoDB for their learning platform, the University of Phoenix. This thorough overview, reproduced in a case study, will give you insight into how to evaluate MongoDB for your organization. How to Use MongoDB Monitoring Service: When you're first getting your MongoDB deployment up and running, it's important to have intelligence on your servers to diagnose and resolve issues in a timely manner. This session will introduce you to MongoDB Monitoring Service, 10gen's operational intelligence tool to help you gain insights into your MongoDB clusters. MongoDB at is now using MongoDB for all new initiatives and installations. This talk will go through lessons learned from their first project, including best practices for data modeling and prototyping. We will also have a range of case studies that will give you insight into other MongoDB use cases. Sailthru: From Cloud to Colo , Ian White, CTO and Co-Founder, Sailthru MongoDB at foursquare: From Cloud to Bare Metal , Jon Hoffman, Infrastructure Server Lead, foursquare Managing Large Data Streams with MongoDB , Tao Cheng, System Architect, AOL Real-time Location Discovery using MongoDB , Fredrik Björk, Director of Engineering, Banjo MongoDB Multi-Dimension Spatial Indexing , Nick Knitze, Geospatial Engineer, Thermopylea High Performance Real-time Analytics , David Mytton, Founder, Server Density. Learn more about MongoSV and Register Today . Tagged with: mongosv, mongodb day, mongocon, mongodb conference, begin, getting started, mongodb 101, mongodb for beginners

November 13, 2012

Get Ready for MongoSV

On December 4th, over 1,000 MongoDB users and contributors will converge upon Santa Clara for the MongoDB Community’s largest conference of the year, MongoSV . Agenda Announced This year's conference includes over 50 sessions by 10gen engineers and experienced MongoDB Users from the community. New sessions for 2012 include: From Cloud to Bare Metal: MongoDB at foursquare by Jon Hoffman, Server Lead at foursquare MongoDB for Analytics by John Nunemaker at Github How we Evaluated MongoDB as a Relational Database Replacement, by Brig Lamoureaux, Apollo Group (the University of Phoenix) The Joy of Cooking: MongoDB with Chef by Nathen Harvey, Technical Community Manager, OpsCode Moving from Cloud to Colo by Ian White, CTO and co-Founder at Sailthru High Performance for Real-time Analytics with David Mytton, Founder, Server Density Building An IRC Application on MongoDB, a half-day session with 10gen Co-founder Eliot Horowitz Real-time Location Based Discovery using MongoDB, Fredrik Björk, Director of Engineering, Banjo Managing Large Scale Data Streams with MongoDB, by Tao Cheng of AOL New! Operations Track In addition to many great sessions for developers, the agenda also includes a full track dedicated to ops for those interested in learning about the maintenance strategies and best practices for your MongoDB clusters. New sessions in this track include: Journaling and the Storage Engine with Antoine Girbal, Solutions Architect, 10gen Operations Best Practices with Scott Hernandez, Software Engineer, 10gen Advanced Replication Features with Dwight Merriman, co-founder and CEO, 10gen span>Advanced Sharding Features with Asya Kamsky, Solutions Architect, 10gen A full overview of talks and sessions at MongoSV are available here . Community Forum MongoSV 2012 also includes the community forum, an interactive section of the conference including: Lightning talks with unique use cases and demos Whiteboard sessions from 10gen co-founders and MongoDB core contributors Dwight Merriman and Eliot Horowitz Ask the experts sessions - 15 minute one on one sessions with 10gen engineers to help answer your toughest MongoDB questions Unconference sessions to meet, network and share knowledge with like-minded community members Spread the Word, Win a MongoDB Book This week and next, tweet your attendance using the hashtag #MongoSV . We'll choose one lucky person each weekday to win a copy of MongoDB: The Definitive Guide or MongoDB in Action. Next Steps Register before November 2nd to take advantage of early bird pricing for only $50 Take a Look at the Full Agenda to start planning your day Register for MongoDB Workshops on Schema Design and Operations on December 3rd and get a complimentary ticket to MongoSV Hope to see you there Tagged with: mongosv, mongod, mongos, mongodb conference, conference, tech conference, technology, Silicon Valley

October 31, 2012

MongoDB in Action Giveaway Announcement

In anticipation of MongoSV , 10gen is offering ten free, digital pre-release copies of MongoDB in Action by Kyle Banker to readers excited to get their hands on the guide. Beginning on November 28, you can tweet at @10gen with the hashtag #mongosv to enter the contest. In your tweet, tell us why you want a free copy of the book. As if MongoSV weren't exciting enough already, we're also happy to announce that copies of MongoDB in Action will be handed out to attendees who pre-order at . Kyle will be on hand to sign copies, in addition to presenting two MongoSV sessions (...Schema Design by Example“ and ...How to build a MongoDB driver“). If you'd like to pick up your pre-ordered copy at MongoSV, please email Candace Gillhoolley at to have it shipped there. Use the discount code ...mongo39svem“ and you'll even save 39% off the list price. All paper copies ordered on come with digital versions of the text, so if you don't win one of the raffle copies, you'll still be able to download MongoDB in Action to your Kindle, iPad, or other e-reader. MongoDB in Action is a comprehensive guide to MongoDB for application developers. The book begins by explaining what makes MongoDB unique and describing its ideal use cases. Tutorials and detailed examples specific to e-commerce, social networking, analytics, and other common applications are also included in the book. Looking forward to seeing you at MongoSV and getting your feedback on the book. Tagged with: 10gen, mongodb, mongosv, mongodb in action

November 21, 2011

MongoDB Community Awards Grand Prize Announcement

Last week, we kicked off our MongoDB Community Awards program with a call for peer nominations from the MongoDB user community. You can still nominate a community member for one of our three award categoriesâ€â€ùInnovative Application, Core Contributor, or Community Champion The 10gen team will pick three finalists in each category, and all the finalists (that's nine in total!) will be invited to attend MongoSV as our guests on December 9th. From December 2 through December 7, we'll ask the MongoDB community to vote on their preferred candidate in each category. Finalists may encourage voting by sharing the link to our voting form, which goes live at noon on December 2. The grand prize in each category will go to the candidate who earns the most votes from his peers during this period. The grand prize, for each category, is a trip to SXSW Interactive, March 10-14 in Austin, Texas. Held annually, typically in March, South by Southwest (SXSW) is a two-week conference for creative and innovative people, projects, and companies. The Interactive portion of the conference brings together entrepreneurs, developers, venture capitalists, and technology enthusiasts for four days. As an open-source project, MongoDB depends on the work of community members and developers around the world. We'll announce the grand prize winners as MongoSV draws to a close on the evening of December 9, but we'll again depend on the always-supportive community to help us find the three community members who have done the most to expand, connect, and promote the MongoDB user base. There's still a week left to nominate a friend, coworker, or speaker who you think has contributed to the project's success to dateâ€â€ùwe'll even send you a MongoDB t-shirt for your trouble. And of course, check back on December 2nd after 12pm EST to cast your vote for category finalists. Tagged with: mongodb, mongosv, 10gen

November 15, 2011

MongoDB Community Awards to be Presented at MongoSV

At MongoSV , 10gen will present awards to peer-nominated community members for their contributions to the MongoDB project. Whether they've used MongoDB to build innovative applications, worked to expand and connect the MongoDB user community, or improved the MongoDB codebase, we consider our contributors to be part of the extended MongoDB family. Through November 25th, we're accepting award nominations for the following categories: Innovative Application Award This award recognizes a company or individual who has built an innovative application using MongoDB. In the submission form, tell us what the application does and describe specifically how MongoDB enabled its success. Community Champion Award This award recognizes an individual for their efforts evangelizing and growing the MongoDB community. Nominees should be actively engaged in the MongoDB community through events, social media, the user forum, and/or blogging. Tell us how the nominee has influenced developers and encouraged adoption of MongoDB. Core Contributor Award This award recognizes a community member for significant contribution to the codebase of the MongoDB core server, language drivers, or tools. Contributors to the documentation are also eligible. In the nomination form, explain the contribution and how it has impacted development for other MongoDB users. The 10gen team will select three finalists in each category, all of whom will be invited to MongoSV as our guests. Members of the MongoDB community will be invited to cast their votes from November 27 through December 5, 2011. Nominations are open to anyone in the MongoDB user community, although 10gen team members are not eligible for the award. Finalists for each award will be selected from the pool of nominees by 10gen, but the final vote is up to you—the user community. To nominate someone you know for one of our awards, please fill out our nomination form . We'll also send you a MongoDB t-shirt just for nominating a member of the community, so don't forget to include your t-shirt size and mailing address! Tagged with: mongodb, 10gen, mongosv, mongodb awards

November 3, 2011