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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...

Empowering Sales with Sales Enablement

Andrea Dooley
May 11, 2017
Category: Company

Jeremy Powers is the Director of Sales Enablement at MongoDB, and a recipient of the first annual Highspot Sales Enablement Superstar Award for Strategic Vision. Yes, it’s a mouthful of an award, but it’s as impressive as it is lengthy. He has been directly involved with the MongoDB sales strategy since 2014, but was not always an internal member of the team.

Andrea Dooley: To start, what exact...

Leaf in the Wild: Qumram Migrates to MongoDB to Deliver Single Customer View for Regulatory Compliance & Customer Experience

Mat Keep
May 10, 2017

Every financial services organization is tasked with two, often conflicting, priorities:

  1. The need for rapid digital transformation
  2. Implementing compliance controls that go beyond internal systems, extending all the way to their digital borders.

However, capturing and analyzing billions of customer interactions in real time across web, social, and mobile channels is a major data engineering chal...