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What Do I Use This For? 270,000 Apps

Graham Neray
Jun 24, 2014

“Would you rather run 10 different databases, or run one database in 10 different ways?” - Charity Majors, Parse/Facebook.

When introduced to a new technology, would-be users often want to know, ‘So, what should I use this for?’ At MongoDB, we like to say, ‘MongoDB is a general purpose database good for a wide variety of applications.’ While this may be true, it of course doesn’t help the...

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How Hudl Uses MongoDB To Scale Its Video Analysis Platform

MongoDB
Jun 24, 2014

Hudl’s video analysis platform helps coaches win by delivering secure access to video analysis tools from any computer or mobile device. For those who follow Division 1 college sports in the United States, you’ll be interested in knowing that the Hudl platform stores video for 99% of DI schools’ top recruits.

As Hudl has grown, it has outgrown some of its infrastructure.

For example, when Hudl...

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Max Schireson On The Next 40 Years Of Data

Matt Asay
Jun 24, 2014

While the relational database has served us well for the last 40 years, the next 40 years requires a modern database tuned to the needs of modern applications, as Max Schireson, CEO of MongoDB, declared from the stage at the inaugural MongoDB World, which drew nearly 2,000 people. With unstructured data already accounting for 80% of enterprise information, and growing at twice the rate of...

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The Future Of Big Data On Display At MongoDB World This Week

Matt Asay
Jun 22, 2014

Tens of thousands of organizations depend upon MongoDB, from the largest Fortune 500 enterprise to the smallest startup, and everything in between. But behind every company logo is a developer, and working alongside that developer is an operations professional. Ultimately, the success of organizations of any size depends upon these "kingmakers."

This week nearly 2,000...

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MongoDB And Teradata Join Forces To Make Big Data Smart

Matt Asay
Jun 18, 2014

As enterprises increasingly depend on MongoDB to build and run modern applications, they need high-quality analytics solutions to match MongoDB's powerful data model. With the partnership Teradata and MongoDB just announced, they just got one. And it's exceptionally cool. With data analytics leader Teradata we've built a bi-directional connector that gives organizations interactive...

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CNBC Honors MongoDB For Disrupting The Database Market

Matt Asay
Jun 17, 2014

At MongoDB our goal isn't to dominate the somewhat staid $30 billion operational database market. That's too small. Instead, our goal is to enable trillions of dollars in new market opportunities for a vast array of organizations. For this and other reasons, CNBC has named MongoDB to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list, an annual list of venture-backed private companies that "are shaking up...

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Get to Production Faster with MongoDB Enterprise

Meghan Gill
Jun 5, 2014

As a MongoDB user, you’re part of the fastest-growing database community. What you may be missing, however, is the expertise to grow your MongoDB usage, both in terms of scaling your apps and finding new areas to apply MongoDB. MongoDB Inc. partners with over thousand enterprises, startups and organizations of all kinds, enabling them to reduce cost, accelerate time to market and mitigate risk...

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Elegantly Visualize Big Data in MongoDB using SAP Lumira

Vijay Vijayasankar
Jun 4, 2014

Today at SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando, FL, SAP Executive Board member Bernd Leukert announced a collaboration between MongoDB and SAP’s easy-to-use data visualization software, SAP Lumira.

Business intelligence (BI) solutions such as SAP Lumira provide an easy, accessible way for enterprise leaders to view, transform, and manipulate their data. However, most BI products today support only tabular...

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Why MongoDB is a Perfect Fit for Retail

Rebecca Bucnis
Jun 2, 2014

Leaders in retail are realizing that they need to ask new questions. “How can we capture photo reviews, incorporate them into our website in a way that makes sense, and use them to drive business decisions?” “How quickly can we turn a popular Pinterest Pin into a selling bundle?”

The industry is like a deer in the headlights – stunned by the reality that new channels, rapid information exchange...

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The Leaf in the Wild: Wearable Sensors Connecting “Man’s Best Friend” - Tractive & MongoDB

Jun 2, 2014

I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Lettner, CTO of Hardware & Services and Bernhard Wolkerstorfer, Head of Web & Services at Tractive, to discuss how they use MongoDB at their Internet of Things startup.

Tell us a little bit about your company. What are you trying to accomplish? How do you see yourself growing in the next few years?

Tractive is a cool 18-month old startup...

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