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MongoDB LDAP and Kerberos Authentication with Dell (Quest) Authentication Services

Alex Komyagin
Jan 27, 2015

By Alex Komyagin @MongoDB with the help of Kyle Robinson @Dell
January 2015, NYC

Overview

Dell (formerly Quest) identity and access management software helps to solve security and administration issues inherent in Unix-based systems. The Privileged Access Suite product consolidates and unifies Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X identities, giving users centralized authentication and single sign-on with...

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Introducing the Database Selection Matrix

Jan 27, 2015

For the better part of a generation, the database landscape had changed very little. No one could say “this is not your father’s database.” They had become, in a word, boring.

Then a combination of factors catalyzed an era of innovation in database technologies: cheap storage and compute resources; pervasive connectivity; social networks; smartphones; the proliferation of sensors; open source...

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Leaf in the Wild: Qihoo Scales with MongoDB

Jan 23, 2015

100+ apps, 1,500+ Instances, 20B Queries per Day

Qihoo is China’s number 1 Android mobile distribution platform. Qihoo is also China’s top malware protection company, providing products for both web and mobile platforms. A MongoDB user since 2011, Qihoo has built over 100 different applications on MongoDB – including new services and migrations from MySQL and Redis – running on 1,500+ instances...

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Simplifying MongoDB Testing with Mongo Orchestration

Jan 23, 2015

Introduction

MongoDB is not only a database, it's also a rich suite of database drivers used to connect various languages to the database. When we develop those language drivers, we need to test extensively to make sure that the language drivers work with a vast variety of different MongoDB configurations. This post is about internal tools we created to make that testing much easier.

As...

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Renaming Our Upcoming Release to MongoDB 3.0

Eliot Horowitz
Jan 21, 2015

Something out of the ordinary is happening today: we’re renaming our upcoming MongoDB release to 3.0. Version numbers are usually set well in advance on a product roadmap, and we’ve already put out 6 release candidates under the 2.8 moniker, so I’m sure some eyebrows are being raised right about now. I’m going to explain the reasoning behind this change, starting with a discussion of our...

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Native SQL Analytics for MongoDB with SlamData

MongoDB
Jan 14, 2015

This is a guest post by John A. De Goes, CTO of SlamData Inc.

Thanks to high usability, robust scalability, and powerful query capabilities, MongoDB is by far the most popular NoSQL database in the world. In fact, MongoDB is the only NoSQL database within reach of eclipsing the leading relational databases (including PostgreSQL).

Now there’s another critical reason to choose MongoDB over the...

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New to SAP Data Services: Native Support for MongoDB

MongoDB
Jan 12, 2015

This is a guest blog by Subha Ramachandran, Vice President, Product Management at SAP Labs. It represents her personal views, thoughts, and opinions. It is not endorsed by SAP nor does it constitute any official communication from SAP.

The bulk of work in any Big Data initiative is in preparation of the data – specifically data integration and ensuring data quality. With native support of...

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Building your business is hard. Scaling your business data should not be.

Kelly Stirman
Jan 12, 2015

Building your business is hard. Scaling your business data should not be.

That's the message Sailthru CTO and co-founder Ian White relayed recently in New York. Over the course of a half-hour, White explained how Sailthru first did application-level sharding of its data out of necessity, but later moved to MongoDB's auto-sharding to massively simplify development.

Success in the...

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Become a MongoDB Pro in 2015 with Help from MongoDB University

Shannon Bradshaw
Jan 8, 2015

Our mission at MongoDB University is to teach people what they need to know to create and manage great applications built on MongoDB. MongoDB University offers courses in several formats to help developers and DBAs move from design to production with confidence. All classes are taught by MongoDB engineers and include hands-on labs to give you practical experience with MongoDB. As a result, we’...

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MongoDB Masters Nominations Now Open

Michael Calvert
Jan 8, 2015

We’re excited to announce that we are opening nominations for membership in the MongoDB Masters. New members will be announced at the end of January.

What are MongoDB Masters?

The MongoDB Masters program is run by MongoDB to recognize and empower leaders in the MongoDB community. Masters serve as advocates, educators, and experts sharing their first-hand knowledge and experience.

What are the...

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