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Top Big Data skills? MongoDB and Hadoop

MongoDB
Jan 8, 2013

According to new research from the UK’s Sector Skills Council for Business and Information Technology, the organization responsible for managing IT standards and qualifications, Big Data is a big deal in the UK, and MongoDB is one of the top Big Data skills in demand. This meshes with SiliconAngle Wikibon research I highlighted earlier, detailing Hadoop and MongoDB as the top-two Big Data...

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This Week in the MongoDB Community: January 7-13

MongoDB
Jan 7, 2013

Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s what’s going on in the MongoDB world

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Convince Your Boss: Total Cost of Ownership of Deploying MongoDB

MongoDB
Jan 3, 2013

Are you a developer that loves MongoDB, but haven't been able to convince your boss to use it for a project at work? Consider checking out our upcoming webinar on January 17, in which we will present a total cost of ownership (TCO) framework for database development and deployment.

It can be faster and cheaper to develop and deploy applications on MongoDB, yielding both bottom-line benefits -...

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Case Study: Cloud CMS Runs MongoDB The ProblemWhy MongoDB?Results

MongoDB
Dec 24, 2012

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Cloud CMS is a new breed of content management system that makes it easy to publish content and digital experiences to mobile applications.

Founded on the belief that successful customer experiences will need to span an increasing number of devices and form factors, over long periods of time, Cloud CMS helps brands by enabling companies to manage, deliver and source meaningful content to their...

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Technology Adoption and the Power of Convenience

MongoDB
Dec 20, 2012

Just as the ink was drying on my ReadWrite piece on how the convenience of public cloud computing is steamrolling over concerns about security and control, Redmonk ÃÂ_ber-analyst Stephen O’Grady posts an exceptional review of why we should “not underestimate the power of convenience.”

As he writes:

One of the biggest challenges for vendors built around traditional procurement patterns is their...

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Making sense of increased database choice

MongoDB
Dec 19, 2012

Gartner estimates that by 2015, 25 percent of new databases deployed will be of technologies supporting alternative data types and non-traditional data structures. This is great news, as these new database choices, many of them NoSQL, are generally better tuned to modern application requirements. The downside to this end to the “30-year old freeze,” to quote Redmonk analyst James Governor, is...

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Case Study: The New York Times Runs MongoDB

MongoDB
Dec 17, 2012

Perhaps your business has settled on the exact right operating model, one that will remain static for years, if not decades. But for the 99.999 percent of the rest of the world’s enterprises, your market is in a constant state of flux, demanding constant iterations on how you do business. As the Research & Development group of The New York Times Company (NYT) has found, a key way to...

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Yottaa and Pingdom run MongoDB for real-time analytics

MongoDB
Dec 13, 2012

There are many reasons to use a NoSQL database like MongoDB, but Pierre DeBois hones in one that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves: analytics.

As DeBois, founder of Zimana, writes, “NoSQL databases are gaining in popularity because they offer the scalability required for real-time processing of complex datasets.” As I’ve noted before, “Big Data” is sometimes the reason enterprises...

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