Hudl: Getting Athletes to the Top with MongoDB

Francesca Krihely
Jan 8, 2014

Football is a resource-intensive sport. The strategy and people power that help bring a team into top shape are enormous. Playbooks look like phone books and the hours of game and practice footage are difficult to distribute to teams and coaching staff. Many teams, however, have gotten an edge by using Hudl, a platform that offers secure access to video analysis tools from any computer or...

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MongoDB Named 2013 Database Of The Year: Why This Matters

Matt Asay
Jan 6, 2014

In early December MongoDB was named the most popular database among Linux users. While a great commendation of the work MongoDB's development community has done, such accolades don't fully convey the breadth and depth of MongoDB's popularity. To get a more complete picture of just how successful MongoDB has been, it's important to factor in a number of different measures...


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The Ten Most Popular Posts of 2013

Dec 31, 2013

Before looking ahead to 2014, let's revisit the top MongoDB stories from the past year. It's been a full year, from changing the company's name to MongoDB to align our vision with the community to launching our MongoDB Backup Service. Here are the top posts from the MongoDB blog in 2013.

  1. Provisioned IOPS On AWS Marketplace Significantly Boosts MongoDB Performance, Ease Of Use

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MongoDB Management Service Status Page

Meghan Gill
Dec 24, 2013

To keep MongoDB Management Service users informed on service availability, we’ll publish the most up-to-date information on If you are experiencing an issue that isn’t listed on, please inform us by opening a JIRA ticket.

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What We're Reading

Dec 20, 2013

Here's this week's roundup of news from the MongoDB community.

Gazzang Advice from a Big Data Pro

I Learn As I Go Along MongoDB Aggregating Fractals

MongoHQ MongoDB Data Management

MongoHQ Q&A with Gild

The MongoDB Blog Visualizing Performance Metrics of a Sharded Cluster with One MMS Chart

The MongoDB Blog The 2013 FinTech Hackathon

The MongoDB Blog Meet Dan Pasette: VP of...

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Meet Stacy Ferranti: Campus Recruiting and University Relations Manager

Dec 19, 2013

We're excited to introduce you to Stacy Ferranti, our Campus Recruiting and University Relations Manager.

What is your role at MongoDB?

I manage our Campus Recruiting and University Relations program. I recruit current students and recent graduates to join our summer internship or new grad program. I focus mostly on software engineers and tech recruits. Once the interns and new grads...

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Meet Dan Pasette: VP of Engineering for the Server Team

Dec 18, 2013

This week we're featuring another interview with one of our outstanding employees. We're excited to introduce you to Dan Pasette, VP of Engineering for the Server Team.

What is your role at MongoDB?

I started as the Engineering Manager for the Drivers team. About six months after I started, I moved over to the Server team. Along the way I’ve done a lot of work with commercial and...

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Call For Proposals: Speak at MongoDB World

Dec 17, 2013

MongoDB World, the flagship MongoDB event, is fast approaching and we want you to make it the best MongoDB event of the year. We’re looking for the best and brightest in the MongoDB Community to offer submissions for the MongoDB World Agenda. The Call for Proposals for MongoDB World closes this Friday, Dec 20th, so get your submissions in before the holidays.

We’ve received some amazing...

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Visualizing Performance Metrics of a Sharded MongoDB Cluster on One MMS Chart

Meghan Gill
Dec 17, 2013

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve released the Cluster View in MongoDB Management Service (MMS) for those monitoring sharded clusters.

MMS visualizes dozens of database metrics, providing you with valuable insight into the health of your system. For those operating MongoDB at scale, that may mean monitoring hundreds or even thousands of MongoDB servers and examining multiple charts to...

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The 2013 FinTech Hackathon In New York, Hosted by MongoDB

Dec 16, 2013

On November 9, MongoDB hosted 200 attendees at their New York offices for the FinTech Hackathon. Sponsors including FinTech Innovation Labs, Yodlee Interactive, Dow Jones and Imagine Software awarded prizes for the most innovative and successful apps. MongoDB, Venmo, Bloomberg, and Dwolla contributed APIs, along with 16 other tech partners.

Developers had 24 hours to develop new financial...

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