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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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Visualizing Mobile Broadband with MongoDB

Eric Holzhauer
Jul 21, 2014

The FCC has a mandate to collect and share information on mobile broadband quality. Traditionally, that has meant collecting data and then issuing a report. Before the report is completed – a process that involves drafting, writing, rewriting, and getting the right approvals – the public generally has no visibility into the data. MongoDB is helping change that.

The FCC Speed Test App (available...

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Differentiating Proven Services Partners with MongoDB Services Certification

Luca Olivari
Jul 18, 2014

Local languages: Français | Italiano


Services and consulting firms are a fundamental part of MongoDB's go-to-market strategy. With our rapidly growing ecosystem of services partners, the decision to recognize organizations who have invested the time and resources in building up their MongoDB expertise is an obvious one. We want to make it immediately apparent to our customers which of our...

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MongoDB Enterprise Certification Highlights Excellent Technology Integrations

Jul 18, 2014

Local languages: Français | Italiano


We’re excited to see the MongoDB Enterprise Certification Program in full swing with 9 certified technology solutions.

Benefits for Customers

Today, you have a lot of choices when selecting complementary technologies that integrate with MongoDB. With dozens of software, hardware, and cloud partners, it may be difficult to determine the best tool to use...

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Introducing the New and Improved MongoDB Partner Program

Vijay Vijayasankar
Jul 18, 2014

Local languages: עברית | Français | Italiano


The MongoDB partner ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds; since last month, over 100 technology and services companies have joined our community. We are thrilled as this means our customers have more options in deploying MongoDB.

Today, I’m excited to announce the new MongoDB Partner Program. Improvements include a new focus on highlighting...

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