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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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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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