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MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Ajeeth Ganapathinageswaran

Eloise Giegerich
May 26, 2017
Category: Community

This week we spoke with Ajeeth Ganapathinageswaran, a Solutions Architect at Cognizant Technology Solutions based out of Stamford, Connecticut. On our call, Ajeeth shared his unusual, if not accidental, MongoDB discovery story – and how that discovery has inspired him to fully immerse himself in the MongoDB and greater NoSQL community. Now Developer-certified and a MongoDB Master, Ajeeth is eager ...

Importing Your MongoDB Data to AWS with MongoDB Atlas

Jay Gordon
May 23, 2017
Category: Cloud

Cloud providers like Amazon Web Services provide you with a large array of options for hosting MongoDB. But in our experience supporting development teams, long term management of the data layer, whether that is MongoDB, or any other database, adds operational overhead, and can also distract available resources from more strategic initiatives. MongoDB Atlas provides you with a managed database ser...

Getting Started with MongoDB, Node.js and Restify

Nick Parsons
May 19, 2017
Category: Technical

With the multitudes of JavaScript frameworks available these days, there are countless options for building APIs. Many users can become overwhelmed and lose sight of the most important factors when it comes to building a REST API – speed, ease of use, and overall presence of the framework in the Javascript community. In this post, we’ll be covering how to set up a simple API with full CRUD operati...

MongoDB Certified Professional Spotlight: Anbu Cheeralan

Eloise Giegerich
May 19, 2017
Category: Community

This week, we spoke with Anbu Cheeralan, an Engineering Lead at DoubleVerify, an Adtech product company that authenticates the quality of digital media for the world's largest brands, who became certified as a MongoDB Developer in 2013. Having used MongoDB in various projects throughout his career, Anbu was eager to share his experiences with the database, as well as to discuss the community h...

Leaf in the Wild: Appsee Shapes the Mobile Revolution with Real-Time Analytics Service Powered by MongoDB

Mat Keep
May 18, 2017
Category: Company

20 billion documents, 15TB of data scaled across a MongoDB cluster in the cloud. New apps each adding 1 billion+ data points per month

With mobile now accounting for more than 90% of all time spent online in some countries, delivering rich app experiences is essential. Appsee is a new generation of mobile analytics company providing business owners with deep insights into user behavior, enabling ...

Disrupting the Database Industry: MongoDB Named CNBC Disruptor 4th Year in a Row

Andrea Dooley
May 17, 2017
Category: Company

For the fourth year in a row, MongoDB has been recognized as one of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Companies. With more than 800 nominations this year, the list comprises 50 organizations across all spaces from technology, to education, to apparel. All organizations “question established norms and discover billion-dollar opportunities”..

According to CNBC, “In the process, they are creating new ecosystems f...

Integrating MongoDB Atlas, Twilio, and AWS Simple Email Service with AWS Step Functions - Part 2

Raphael Londner
May 17, 2017
Category: Technical, Cloud

This is Part 2 of the AWS Step Functions overview post published a few weeks ago. If you want to get more context on the sample application business scenario, head back to read Part 1. In this post, you’ll get a deep dive into the application’s technical details. As a reference, the source code of this sample app is available on GitHub.

Setting up the Lambda functions

The screenshot above is the ...

Deep Learning and the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 3

Mat Keep
May 15, 2017

Welcome to part 3 of our 4-part blog series.

  • In part 1 we looked at the history of AI, and why it is taking off now
  • In part 2, we discussed the differences between AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning
  • In today’s part 3, we’ll dive deeper into deep learning and evaluate key considerations when selecting a database for new projects
  • We’ll wrap up in part 4 with a discussion on why MongoDB is bei...