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MongoDB Users: Get Ready for the AWS Reboot

Meghan Gill
Sep 25, 2014

Over the next few days, AWS will be issuing an emergency patch, and as part of this process they’ll rebooting a substantial number of EC2 instances. The maintenance starts tomorrow and will continue until the end of the month. To see if you’ll be impacted, AWS recommends you go to the “Events“ page on the EC2 console, which will list any pending instance reboots for your AWS account.

For those...

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MongoDB Helps Government Agencies Reduce Time to Mission Through Quickstart Solutions

Meghan Gill
Sep 23, 2014

Government organizations face serious challenges. Data volumes are growing. Budgets are shrinking. Legacy infrastructure can’t keep up as constituents demand modern applications.

That’s why we are offering Quickstart Solutions to government agencies. We want to make it easy for you to quickly experience the value of MongoDB and provide the foundation for your enterprise solution. Our Quickstart...

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Intern Spotlight: Josh Clapper

Sara Naouai
Sep 19, 2014

This summer, MongoDB welcomed 33 university students to our intern program in Engineering, Marketing, and Education. In this series, we'll introduce you to the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

I had the chance to sit down with Josh Clapper who spent the summer working with the Marketing team!

Where do you go to...

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MyDealerLot Transforms Car Dealership Customer Service with MongoDB

MongoDB
Sep 18, 2014

MyDealerLot (MDL), the country’s leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies for the retail automotive market, uses MongoDB to power its cloud-based applications.

The retail automotive industry has shifted: instead of making money on the front end of the sale, dealers now get paid varying percentages from the manufacturer based on results of Customer Satisfaction...

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Intern Spotlight: Walter Menendez

Sara Naouai
Sep 18, 2014

This summer, MongoDB welcomed 33 university students to our intern program in Engineering, Marketing, and Education. In this series, we'll introduce you to the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

I had the chance to sit down with Walter Menendez who spent this past summer working with our MMS team!

What is your role at...

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MongoDB Accelerator for Startups

Meghan Gill
Sep 17, 2014

Building a business is challenging. Once you’re certain that you have a product users want, you need to launch new features, differentiate from the competition, acquire new customers and grow the team -- all on a tight budget. The last thing you should worry about is your database infrastructure.

That’s why we’re launching the MongoDB Accelerator for Startups. If you’re building your business...

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What We're Reading This Week

MongoDB
Sep 12, 2014

Here's what we're reading this week at MongoDB:

ComputerWorld UK: General Motors’ automated driving technology in cars by 2016, says CEO

DZone: Efficient Indexing in MongoDB 2.6

DZone: NoSQL Job Trends: August 2014

InfoQ: MongoDB makes further Inroads in the Cloud

MongoDB Corporate Blog: Building Something Big with MongoDB? We Can Help! Deployment Topology Consults Now Available

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Building Something Big with MongoDB? We Can Help! Deployment Topology Consults Now Available.

Meghan Gill
Sep 10, 2014

If you’re building modern, data-driven applications then you’ve got to be prepared for scale. Just imagine:

  • You need to stitch together legacy systems with a tremendous amount of data, like MetLife did.
  • Your app gets great PR and suddenly you have a flood of new users.
  • Your customer base is experiencing steady growth, and you realize you need more capacity.

When it comes to scaling your...

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Intern Spotlight: Jonathan Mason

Sara Naouai
Sep 9, 2014

This year, MongoDB welcomed 33 university students to our intern program in Engineering, Marketing, and Education. In this series, we'll introduce you to the talented students who are helping us transform development and operations for how we run applications today.

I had the chance to sit down with Jonathan Mason who spent this past summer working with our Community Marketing team!

Where...

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What We're Reading This Week

MongoDB
Sep 5, 2014

Here's what we're reading at MongoDB:

Fortune: The global talent crunch

TechCrunch: Five Factors In Building Giants Of The Big Data Era

The Code Barbarian: Defending Against Query Selector Injection Attacks

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