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Meet the MongoDB World 2016 Diversity Scholars

Danielle James
August 23, 2016

This year at MongoDB World, we kicked off the first round of the Diversity Scholarship, a program that seeks to support members of underrepresented groups in technology. We received over 100 applications from candidates from over 25 countries, and after a rigorous selection process, welcomed nine outstanding recipients to MongoDB World.

Meet the MongoDB World 2016 Diversity Scholars, a group of t...

Using PencilBlue with MongoDB Atlas

Andrew Morgan
August 23, 2016

PencilBlue is a Node.js based, open source blogging and Content Management System, targeted at enterprise grade websites.

This post explains why MongoDB Atlas is an ideal choice for PencilBlue and then goes on to show how to configure PencilBlue to use it.

Why MongoDB Atlas is the Ideal Database for PencilBlue

MongoDB delivers flexible schemas, rich queries, an idiomatic Node.js driver, and simple...

MongoDB and AXA France: Creating a Connected Homes Project

Mat Keep
August 22, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a transformative technology, touching all of our lives – in the workplace, in the gym, on the road, and in so many other places and contexts. But it’s in the home where the IoT is making some of its largest strides.

The concept of the smart, connected home is revolutionizing how we protect our families and most valuable personal assets – whether it’s from intruders,...

MongoDB and Stratio: Building an Operational Data Lake for One of Spain’s Largest Insurance Companies

Mat Keep
August 19, 2016

MongoDB, Apache Spark, Zeppelin, Hadoop and Kafka Improve Customer Experience and Optimize Marketing ROI

Data lakes are playing an increasingly critical role in modern enterprise data architectures. Providing a centralized repository to aggregate data from multiple internal and external sources, the data lake – often built on Apache Hadoop – provides a foundation for sophisticated analytics that c...

MongoDB 3.3.11 is released

August 17, 2016

MongoDB 3.3.11 has been released. As a reminder, 3.3.11 is a development release and is not intended for production use. The 3.3 series will evolve into 3.4, which will be for production.

New/fixed in this release:

MongoDB 3.2.9 is released

August 17, 2016

MongoDB 3.2.9 is out and is ready for production deployment. This release contains only fixes since 3.2.8, and is a recommended upgrade for all 3.2 users.

Fixed in this release:

  • SERVER-17856 users on mongods should always be able to run currentOp and killOp on their own operations
  • SERVER-23145 Shell sharding helpers should give feedback on success
  • SERVER-23661 $sample takes disproportionately ...

MongoDB named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016

Eliot Horowitz
August 17, 2016

Today, Forrester released The Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016, recognizing MongoDB as a Leader based on our performance in the current offering, strategy, and market presence categories. The report said that "MongoDB remains the most popular NoSQL database."

It’s always gratifying to see our efforts acknowledged, but beyond our current position as the most popular non-relationa...

MongoDB Atlas Best Practices: Part 4

Mat Keep
August 17, 2016

Operational Management and Securing your Deployment

MongoDB Atlas radically simplifies the operation of MongoDB. As with any hosted database as a service there are still decisions you need to take to ensure the best performance and availability for your application. This blog series provides a series of recommendations that will serve as a solid foundation for getting the most out of the MongoDB A...