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Leaf in the Wild: Doctoralia Scales Patient Services to a Global Audience with Cloud Manager

Mat Keep
Aug 4, 2015

Leaf in the Wild posts highlight real world MongoDB deployments. Read other stories about how companies are using MongoDB for their mission-critical projects.

Zero-Downtime, Multi-Data Center Deployment Connects 120m Users with 3.5m Healthcare Professionals Across the Globe

The growth of internet and mobile technologies puts power firmly into the hands of the consumer. Every industry is being...

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Intern Spotlight: Christian Wawrzonek

Maggie Gibson
Jul 31, 2015

This year, MongoDB welcomed 34 university students to our intern program in Engineering and Marketing. In this series, we'll introduce you to some of the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

We had the chance to sit down with Christian Wawrzonek who is working with the Support Team.

Where are you from originally and...

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Announcing MongoDB Days 2015

Danielle James
Jul 30, 2015

We’re excited to announce our 2015 MongoDB Days fall tour! Whether you’re just getting started with MongoDB or ready to take advantage of the latest features in MongoDB 3.0, you will learn something new at MongoDB Days. These one-day conferences, held annually around the world, are designed to provide MongoDB users with the in-depth technical education required to be successful in designing and...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Rolling Upgrades

Bryan Reinero
Jul 29, 2015

No matter what database you use, there’s a variety of maintenance tasks that are periodically performed to keep your system healthy. And no matter what database you use, maintenance work on a production system can be risky. For this reason maintenance work is typically performed during periods of scheduled downtime – the database is taken offline, and normal business operations are suspended....

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Intern Spotlight: Calvin Chan

Maggie Gibson
Jul 28, 2015

This year, MongoDB welcomed 34 university students to our intern program in Engineering and Marketing. In this series, we'll introduce you to some of the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

We had the chance to sit down with Calvin Chan who is working with the JavaScript Engine Prototype.

Where are you from and where...

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MongoDB Pluggable Storage Engines: State of the Union, Storage Engine Summit

Mat Keep
Jul 22, 2015

Back at the inaugural MongoDB World user conference in June 2014, our co-founder and CTO, Eliot Horowitz, announced that MongoDB would incorporate a storage engine API into the next major version of the database – MongoDB 3.0. The goal of the storage engine API was to make it fast and easy for MongoDB and the community to build new pluggable storage engines that allow the database to be...

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MongoDB Security Best Practices

Kelly Stirman
Jul 21, 2015

MongoDB takes security very seriously. Recently a blog post discussed the fact that there are unsecured instances of MongoDB running openly on the internet. As the post caused some discussion online, we wanted to take the chance to reaffirm our security best practices.

Readers who are concerned about access to their systems are reminded of the following resources:

  • The most popular installer...
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Intern Spotlight: J Delaney

Maggie Gibson
Jul 20, 2015

This year, MongoDB welcomed 34 university students to our intern program in Engineering and Marketing. In this series, we'll introduce you to some of the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

We had the chance to sit down with J Delaney, a returning intern from last year who is working on the JSTestFuzz team.

First, the...

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 William Zola Award for Community Excellence

Meghan Gill
Jul 10, 2015

Community is core to the success of MongoDB and the people that use it. We created the William Zola Award for Community Excellence last year to honor those whose support contributions make a significant difference to people around the globe.

One of our strongest Community Support advocates was William Zola, who passed away unexpectedly. William, Lead Technical Services engineer, had a passion...

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MongoDB Connector for Hadoop 1.4

Luke Lovett
Jul 9, 2015

It’s been almost a year since the last feature release of the MongoDB Connector for Hadoop. We’re very pleased to announce the release of 1.4, which contains a few excellent improvements and many bugfixes. In this article, I’d like to focus on one improvement in particular that really improves the performance of the connector: support for Hadoop’s speculative execution.

What is Speculative...

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