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Positive Disruption in the Enterprise: A How To

MongoDB
Aug 8, 2014

Have a vision. Make it beautiful. Make it real.

These are the three things that MongoDB Certified Services Partner Infusion’s Chris Friel championed as the facets of positive disruption in the enterprise.

In his presentation at MongoDB World, Chris detailed how Infusion developed its relationship with MongoDB - from its humble beginnings in an email thread where a fellow employee thought the...

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Intern Spotlight: Josh Clapper

Francesca Krihely
Aug 7, 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.

We had the chance to sit down with intern Josh Clapper, who is an intern on the Marketing team.

Where do you go to school,...

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Intern Spotlight: Russell Kaplan

Francesca Krihely
Aug 6, 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.

We had the chance to sit down with intern Russell Kaplan, who is working on the C++ Driver team.

Where do you go to school,...

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DBTA Names MongoDB Best NoSQL Database

Jennifer Seelin
Aug 4, 2014

Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) today announced its Readers’ Choice Awards, and MongoDB is thrilled to accept in the following categories:

  • **[Winner: Best NoSQL Database](http://www.dbta.com/Editorial/Trends-and-Applications/Best-NoSQL-Database-98431.aspx)
  • [Finalist: Best Database (Overall)](http://www.dbta.com/Editorial/Trends-and-Applications/Best-Database-Overall-98423.aspx)**

With...

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How And Why Verizon Wireless Chose MongoDB

MongoDB
Jul 31, 2014

Even small organizations struggle with change. But imagine that you have 103 million retail customers, roughly 1700 retail locations to serve them, and $81 billion in revenues at stake. Change necessarily comes hard to a company of that scale and reach.

But change is precisely what Verizon Wireless increasingly enables using MongoDB.

The Times They Are a-Changing

In an organization the size of...

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MongoDB at OSCON 2014

Francesca Krihely
Jul 31, 2014

This past week, MongoDB took a trip to Portland, Oregon for the 16th annual O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON). OSCON is always a great time, with over 4,000 open source enthusiasts in attendance and hundreds of open source projects represented, including MongoDB. MongoDB Engineers Trisha Gee, Jesse Davis, Sam Helman and I all presented at the event and you can find links to our...

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A Mobile-First, Cloud-First Stack at Pearson

MongoDB
Jul 31, 2014

Pearson, the global online education leader, has a simple yet grand mission: to educate the world; to have 1 billion students around the globe touching their content on a regular basis.

They are growing quickly, especially to emerging markets where the primary way to consume content is via mobile phones. But to reach global users, they need to deploy in a multitude of private and public data...

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Intern Spotlight: Alex Kleiman

Francesca Krihely
Jul 30, 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.

We had the chance to sit down with Alex Kleiman, who is working on the Kernel team on the pluggable storage engine and RocksDB...

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Enabling Extreme Agility At The Gap With MongoDB

MongoDB
Jul 30, 2014

The Gap's creative director insists that "Fashion is...about instinct and gut reaction." In the competitive world of retail, that "instinct" has been set to fast forward as Gap seeks to outpace fast-fashion retailers and other trends that constantly push Gap and other retailers to meet consumer needs, faster.

As boring as it may seem, Gap's purchase order management...

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Scaling Hike Messenger to 20M Users

MongoDB
Jul 25, 2014

As Facebook’s stunning $19 billion pending acquisition of WhatsApp shows, these are boom times for messaging apps. But while the upside is huge, it’s not an easy market to break into.

That’s why Hike Messenger’s ascent is so impressive. After just 15 months, the India-based company has amassed more than 20 million users and continues to grow rapidly.

With ad campaign under way in Hike’s...

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