MongoDB Comes to Canada

Francesca Krihely
Mar 28, 2014

This April, MongoDB will be heading to Canada for PyCon. On the way, we'll be stopping in Toronto and Montreal to meet the community. We'll be hosting two free events for the community to learn more about operating MongoDB at Scale and see what's coming next in the MongoDB roadmap.

On April 8 in Toronto, join us at Bento Miso Collaborative Workspace for a free Evening event with...

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Catch MongoDB at PyCon Montreal

Francesca Krihely
Mar 26, 2014

MongoDB will be at PyCon 2014 in Montreal. We're looking forward to meeting with the Python community at the event. Catch Jesse Davis's talk on Asynchronous Python frameworks and stop by the MongoDB Booth (#201) to meet the MongoDB Community, Engineering and Education team. Jesse, who helped work on Tulip and is the core maintainer of Motor, the async driver for MongoDB and Tornado,...

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What’s Wrong with PayTV and How to Fix It

Graham Neray
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.


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Dear CIO: Here's What Your Budget Isn't Telling You

Graham Neray
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...

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Announcing the Second Annual MongoDB March Madness

Francesca Krihely
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...

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What We're Reading This Week

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?

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5 Reasons You Should Attend MongoDB World

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.

  • Developers gain access to in-depth sessions on MongoDB basics, schema design, iterative...

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Send Your MMS Alerts to the Right On-Call Engineer with PagerDuty

Meghan Gill
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...

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Meet Alvin Richards: Technical Director for Performance and Quality

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...

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