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What We're Reading This Week

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...

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Looking beyond labels like relational and NoSQL

Matt Asay
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?

Maybe.

Buried in the...

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Meet Daniel Gottlieb: MMS Backup Engineer

Jan 31, 2014

Meet Dan Gottlieb, an engineer for the MMS backup team at MongoDB.

What is your role at MongoDB?

I’ve been working as an engineer for the MMS Backup team for just under two years.

Where were you before MongoDB? Why did you choose to come to MongoDB?

Immediately after college I took a position at ShopWiki, an internet shopping search engine, where I worked closely with Eliot Horowitz and...

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What We're Reading This Week

Jan 30, 2014

Your weekly roundup of MongoDB news from the community:

MongoHQ: Saving Private Functions

Foursquare Blog: Mongo on Hadoop

MongoSoup: Introducing the MongoSoup MongoDB Podcast

MongoLab: Managing Disk Space in MongoDB

The MongoDB Blog: Meet Emily Stolfo: Ruby Engineer

JavaScript Jabber The MEAN Stack with Valeri Karpov and Ward Bell

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Meet Emily Stolfo: Ruby Engineer

Jan 27, 2014

Meet Emily Stolfo, a Ruby Engineer on the drivers team.

What is your role at MongoDB?

I’m a Ruby engineer on the drivers team. I also help build the Ruby community by speaking at meetups, conferences and hacker schools and teaching Rails at Columbia University.

Where were you before MongoDB? Why did you choose to come to MongoDB?

After getting degrees in Computer Science and Art History, I...

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What We're Reading This Week

Jan 23, 2014

Here’s your weekly roundup of news and stories from the MongoDB community.

Trisha Gee: Introduction to MongoDB and Big Data

MongoHQ: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Mongo Shell

Codecentric: Near Real-Time Analytics with MongodB, Node.js, and SmoothieCharts

MongoDirector: 10 Tips To Improve Your MongoDB Security

A. Jesse Jiyru Davis: 5 Things To Know When Scaling MongoDB

Asya...

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MongoDB’s First Test Drive now on AWS

Jan 22, 2014

MongoDB is excited to announce the first Test Drive on Amazon Web Services (AWS), “MongoDB Replica Set.” MongoDB has partnered with AWS and EPAM to create this lab for users, free of charge. The Test Drive is an introduction to MongoDB and teaches users how to quickly launch and interact with a MongoDB replica set. The Test Drive platform was developed by AWS to enable customers to rapidly...

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MongoDB Congratulates the Nominees for the 7th Annual Crunchie Awards

Jan 21, 2014

For the 7th Annual Crunchie Awards, TechCrunch, Gigaom, and Venturebeat are coming together to celebrate the best of technology. MongoDB would like to extend special congratulations to several of this year’s nominees who use MongoDB.

Lyft is nominated for Best Collaborative Consumption Service. They use MongoDB to store and index geolocation data for their car-sharing service.

Mailbox and ...

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MongoDB Named InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year: It's A Matter Of Innovation

Matt Asay
Jan 21, 2014

When it rains, it pours. Right on the heels of being named DB-Engines' 2013 Database of the Year and Linux Journal's Best NoSQL Database, InfoWorld has given MongoDB its 2014 Technology of the Year award, alongside Amazon Web Services and GitHub, among others. More than just point solutions to finite business problems, InfoWorld's list includes technologies that "point the way...

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What We're Reading This Week

Jan 16, 2014

Here's what we're reading this week from the MongoDB community.

Business Insider: 21 Enterprise Startups to Bet On in 2014

MongodB News: RMS Revolutionizes Risk Management for Insurance Industry with Secure Platform Built on MongoDB

Silicon Angle: MongoDB Gets Endorsement from Risk Management Insurance Company RMS

InfoWorld: MongoDB Named to InfoWorld’s Technology of the Year Awards...

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