MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #108 (March 17, 2023): We Built a Netflix Clone

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Real-Time Card Fraud Solution Accelerator with MongoDB and Databricks by @Shiv_Pullepu, @Ashwin_Gangadhar, and Rajesh Vinayagam


In this article, learn how easy it is to build an ML-based fraud solution using MongoDB and Databricks.

Other Shout-Outs

:arrow_right: The 5-Minute Guide to Working with ESG Data on MongoDB by @Ola_Zieminska1

:spiral_calendar: Mark Your Calendars

Every month, all across the globe, we organize, attend, speak at, and sponsor events, meetups, and shindigs to bring the DevRel community together. Here’s what we’ve got cooking:

San Francisco MUG: March 21st 2023, 5:30pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Auckland MUG: March 22nd 2023, 8:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Game Developers Conference 2023: March 20-24, 2023, San Francisco, United States
MongoDB at HIMSS: March 20-24, 2023, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nairobi MUG: March 24th 2023, 3:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Orlando Code Camp: Mar 25, 2023, 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT (in-person event)
Sao Paulo MUG: March 30th 2023, 12:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time

Shout-out to Anaiya Raisinghani and Adlai Gordon for their work at the Boston Confluent Data in Motion Tour event. MongoDB will be attending Confluent’s Data in Motion Tour in Chicago on April 27th so sign up, come mingle, and learn all about how to better utilize Apache Kafka in your projects.

This week, some of the team was at SIGCSE (Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education is organized by the ACM ) in Toronto connecting with educators about MongoDB for Academia!

Also, we’re so proud to announce the launch of the Kolkata MUG. (Shout out to @Harshit and @Megha_Arora for your support and expertise!) Our inaugural event will be held during the last week of April (dates will be announced soon). This event will be a great opportunity to meet other members of the Kolkata technology community, learn from experts in the field, and share your own experiences. If you would like to be a speaker at this event, please fill out this form. We’re looking for passionate individuals who are knowledgeable about technology and eager to share their insights.

:brain: From the Academia Team

Calling all educators: Considering including MongoDB in your curriculum? MongoDB for Educators provides lecture materials and hands-on-labs to help prepare your learners with in-demand database skills. Educators are also eligible for $500 of Atlas credits and free certification. Apply today!

:studio_microphone: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

If reading’s not your jam, you might love catching up on our podcast episodes with @Michael_Lynn and @Shane_McAllister.

And here’s the previous episode, in case you missed it:

Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We’re also on Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes. (We’d be forever grateful if you left us a review.)

Have you visited our YouTube channel lately? @nraboy and @Karen_Huaulme did a live workshop yesterday on building a Netflix clone! Check out the replay.

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