What We're Reading

Nov 22, 2013

Here is another roundup of news and stories from the MongoDB community.

MongoDB Press: Trend Micro Aims for 24/7 Uptime with MongoDB

MongoDB Blog: Meet Barrie Segal, the Project Manager for the Development Experience Team

MongoDB Blog: MetLife’s Success with MongoDB

Tracking My Route: Translation of MongoDB University's M101P Course into Spanish

Derick Rethams: Managing Schema Changes...

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Employee Profile: Barrie Segal

Nov 21, 2013

As part of a series showcasing our wonderful employees, we're featuring interviews each week, structured as a light Q&A. Last time you met Brendan Coleman, our director of Business Development. This week we're introducing you to Barrie Segal, the Project Manager for the Development Experience team.

What is your role at MongoDB?

I started off as a Support Engineer. Now I’m the...

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The NYC Monthly Music Hackathon, Sponsored by MongoDB

Nov 19, 2013

On October 26th, 2013, the NYC Monthly Music Hackathon took over a floor of the Woolworth Building to make spooky Halloween inventions.

The challenge of the Haunted Hackathon was to make immersive audiovisual installations that could be experienced either as a Halloween haunted house or an art gallery. As you exited the elevator, you encountered a vibrating pile of amplified halloween...

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MetLife's Success with MongoDB

Nov 19, 2013

MongoDB has helped hundreds of organizations reinvent data management to become more agile and scalable, from geolocation apps like foursquare, to powering next-generation content management systems at MTV. Recently, MetLife faced the challenge of creating a new user-experience optimized application and chose MongoDB as their data engine. The decision resulted in transitioning more than seventy...

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New Cloud Manager Backup Prices

Meghan Gill
Nov 19, 2013

Editor's note: This post was edited on June 23, 2015 to reflect the change from MongoDB Management Service to MongoDB Cloud Manager. Learn more here.

Protecting your mission critical MongoDB data has never been easier or more affordable. MongoDB Cloud Manager provides continuous, online backup with point-in-time recovery of replica sets and consistent snapshots of sharded clusters with...

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What We’re Reading

Nov 15, 2013

Here is another weekly roundup of news from the MongoDB community.

Asya Kamsky: Another Way To Group by Dates in MongodB

Object Rocket Blog: Leading Mobile Relationship Management Platform Appboy Scales Horizontally With ObjectRocket MongoDB

Antoine Girbal: UMongo 1.6.0 Released

Twilio: MongoDB Increases User Data Privacy with Twilio

The MongoDB Blog: Reiventing Data Management for...

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Making MongoDB Deployment Even Easier With Bitnami's One-Click Deployment Tool

Matt Asay
Nov 14, 2013

One of the primary reasons for MongoDB's popularity is what a friend of mine calls "developer ergonomics." Simply put, MongoDB is very easy to install, configure, maintain and use.

In partnership with Bitnami, the MongoDB development experience just got even better.

Given MongoDB's popularity with web developers, it's increasingly deployed in conjunction with a few...

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Happy Birthday to the Richmond MongoDB User Group

Nov 13, 2013

It’s been a year since the Richmond MUG’s first meeting last fall kicked off with an introduction to MongoDB. Here are some highlights from their first year.

  • Robert Fehrmann discussed mongoctl, an open source tool from MongoLab that simplifies the administrative tasks of managing MongoDB instances and clusters. He also introduced mongorctl, an application built by Snagajob to manage...

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Reinventing Data Management for Government Websites

Nov 12, 2013

The Obama administration faces ongoing criticism for the problems with its website and registration system. Connectivity issues as well as a data center crash due to overwhelming site traffic frustrated millions of Americans who had expected a functional government service.

Learning From Experience

Mike Bracken, the first executive Director of Digital for the UK, reflected on...

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