Mar 24, 2014
Here's what's going on in the MongoDB community this week:
Mar 19, 2014
Using a set-top-box is about as pleasant as doing your taxes, and only slightly less complicated. If cable companies and telcos don’t improve their services, they will lose control of the viewing experience. Then they will lose the viewer. Over-the-top (OTT) providers like Amazon and Netflix will be all too happy to take care of them.
Here’s what’s wrong with PayTV and how to fix it.
Feb 26, 2014
The CIO is asked to do a lot: keep the network humming; secure the business from the Syrian Electronic Army; wrangle with gnarly vendors.
But one demand stands above them all: cut costs.
Most CIOs look in the obvious places -- replacing mainframes with commodity hardware; finding workloads they can migrate to the cloud; virtualizing and consolidating. Many CIOs evaluate where they can replace...
Feb 24, 2014
March Madness is a college basketball tournament, but it is also a month where we engage our MongoDB User Group network in a global activity. Last year we had the groups compete in a World-wide Hackathon. This year, we are sending MongoDB engineers to 33 MongoDB User Groups (MUGs) around the globe! Our goal is give our incredible MUG Leaders what they always ask for: A MongoDB Engineer to share...
Feb 14, 2014
Here’s what we’re reading at MongoDB this week.
MongoHQ: Building MongoDB Into Your Internet Of Things.
MongoHQ: From JSON to BSON and Back
MongoHQ: You Don’t Have Big Data
MongoDB: Send Your MMS Alerts to the Right On-Call Engineer with PagerDuty.
Business Cloud News: UK National Archives Draft MongoDB for WWI Cloud Database
Ask Asya: Why Shouldn’t I Embed Large Arrays in My Documents?
Feb 13, 2014
Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t miss MongoDB World, our first global multi-day event:
1. Something for Everybody
Walk away from MongoDB World with new skills, a deeper knowledge of how to use MongoDB when building and managing modern applications, and a preview of the powerful new features in 2.6.
Feb 12, 2014
When you set up alerts in MongoDB Management Service, you now have the option to send them to PagerDuty. Like MMS, PagerDuty helps you increase application uptime and identify performance issues. With this new integration, you can set up multiple on-call schedules in PagerDuty to rotate your MMS alerts to different members of the team.
MongoDB Management Service tracks dozens of different...
Feb 7, 2014
Meet Alvin Richards, MongoDB’s Technical Director for Performance and Quality.
What is your role at MongoDB?
I’m MongoDB’s Technical Director for Performance and Quality. I work in the engineering department, but my job is cross-functional across all our products. I make sure everything we produce is high quality, acceptable, correct, and performant.
Where were you before MongoDB? Why did you...
Feb 6, 2014
Here’s what we’re reading this week from the MongoDB community.
Mongo Director: Which is the Best MongoDB GUI?
MongoHQ: At the MongoDB 2.6 Index Intersection
Mongo Lab: Finding and Terminating Long-Running Operations in MongoDB
Code Hero: Node.js y Express: Aplicación con MongoDB Parte II
Mongo HQ: Redis, MongoDB, and the Power of Incremency
The MongoDB Blog: Meet Daniel Gottlieb, MMS...
Feb 4, 2014
According to a new Dice.com salary survey, MongoDB ranks as one of top-10 most highly compensated technology skills. Indeed.com rates MongoDB as the second hottest job trend. And DB-Engines.com, which ranks over 200 databases on their relative popularity, MongoDB is now the fifth-most popular database in the world, this month surpassing IBM's DB2.
All great, right?
Buried in the...