A very short interview with Tomislav Zorc, organiser of the Munich MongoDB User Group

Oct 4, 2012

Every month we bring you interviews with members of our MongoDB community — including organisers of MongoDB user groups from around the world

The Munich MongoDB User Group is the first and the largest MUG in the German speaking area, and is sponsored and run jointly by comSysto and 10gen. So far, the group have had more than 10 meetups aiming for monthly meetups with lightning talks, pizza or...

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He said, she said: Analyzing the Big Data conversation

Oct 3, 2012

Big Data is a big deal, but sometimes the realities of Big Data adoption get lost in the hype about its possibilities.

It’s therefore interesting to see how IT and data science practitioners talk about Big Data versus how analysts and media discuss it. According to a new SiliconAngle TrendConnect analysis of Big Data-related Twitter posts, IT is focused on practical technology solutions, with...

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Derick's MongoDB Tour Wrap-up

Oct 2, 2012

This was originally posted to Derick Rethans’ blog. Derick is a PHP evangelist at 10gen and works on the PHP driver. He is a PHP internals expert, author of Xdebug and an OpenStreetMap and mapping enthusiast.

Over the past two weeks I have been on a whirlwind tour to talk about Profiling PHP Applications (at PFCongres), but mostly about MongoDB at various (PHP) user groups in the South West of...

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This Week in MongoDB: October 1-7

Oct 1, 2012

Hello Everyone. Here’s what’s going on in the MongoDB world

Blogging Contest: MongoDB and Ruby

  • We’re hosting a blogging contest on best practices for using MongoDB and Ruby. Have knowledge you’d like to share? Submit here

Upcoming MongoDB Days

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MongoDB and Java Series

Sep 27, 2012

MongoDB has been highly adopted by the Java community with 10gen and community supported tools for connecting MongoDB to Java and the JVM.

This Fall 10gen is putting on a four part Java webinar series. Join us from October to December for an interactive overview to help you get up and running with MongoDB and Java from building your first application to utilizing Java ODMs such as Morphia....

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Get Ready for MongoDB Munich

Sep 26, 2012

MongoDB Munich is coming to Germany on October 16, and this year features new presentation topics, including Improved Analytics with MongoDB via the New Aggregation Framework, and Deployment Preparedness.

At MongoDB days around the world many attendees are just learning about or evaluating MongoDB to see if it is the right fit for their use case. Others are already in development or using...

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Free Online MongoDB Classes

Sep 25, 2012

I am pleased to announce that we are now offering free online MongoDB courses for all, available at Our first two courses, M101, MongoDB for Developers and M102, MongoDB for DBAs, will be launching in October, but you can signup today.

Richard Kreuter, Lead Consulting Engineering, and I will be co-teaching the developer course. Dwight Merriman, our founder and CEO, will be...

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This Week in MongoDB: September 24-30

Sep 24, 2012

Hi everyone! Here’s what’s going on in the MongoDB World!

10gen Education, offering free MongoDB online courses

  • Sign up and learn more about MongoDB

Upcoming Webinars

User Groups and Events this Week

September 24

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MongoDB and Ruby Blogging Contest Contest Prizes

Sep 23, 2012

The MongoDB and Ruby ecosystem is strong and growing. With continued advancement of 10gen's MongoDB Ruby driver, community-developed tools such as MongoMapper and the growing Mongoid ODM projects Moped and Scooter, more and more developers are using MongoDB more fluidly with Ruby and the corresponding web frameworks.

We need you to share your expertise! We want to hear stories on how you've...

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10gen and Microsoft Continue to Blaze a Trail and Make MongoDB Available in the Cloud

Sep 20, 2012

Here at 10gen, we continue to cultivate our partnership with Microsoft and the Windows Azure team. As part of 10gen's commitment to make MongoDB available in the cloud, MongoDB is available on both Azure Cloud Services (PaaS) and Azure Virtual Machines (IaaS). At MongoDB Seattle, we had a chance to meet with our friends at Microsoft, who had a booth and presented at the conference.

Doug Mahugh,...

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