MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #69 (May 13, 2022): Apache Spark, Atlas Data Lake, & Hackathons!

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Welcome to MongoDB $weeklyUpdate!

Here, you’ll find the latest developer tutorials, upcoming official MongoDB events, and get a heads up on our latest Twitch streams and podcast, curated by Megan Grant.


:mortar_board: Freshest Tutorials on DevHub

Want to find the latest MongoDB tutorials and articles created for developers, by developers? Look no further than our DevHub!

Streaming Data with Apache Spark and MongoDB


MongoDB has released a version 10.0 of the MongoDB Connector for Apache Spark that leverages the new Spark Data Sources API V2 with support for Spark Structured Streaming.

Integrating MongoDB with Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK)

Igor Alekseev

In this blog post, we will walk through how to set up MSK, configure the MongoDB Connector for Apache Kafka, and create a secured VPC Peered connection with MSK and a MongoDB Atlas cluster.

Atlas Data Lake SQL Integration to Form Powerful Data Interactions


In this article, we will showcase the extreme power hidden in the Data Lake SQL interface.

Real-time Data Architectures with MongoDB Cloud Manager and Verizon 5G Edge

Robert Belson

In this article, learn how Verizon and MongoDB teamed up to deliver on this vision, a quick Getting Started guide to build your first MongoDB application at the edge, and advanced architectures for those proficient with MongoDB.

:date: Official MongoDB Events & Community Events

Attend an official MongoDB event near you! Chat with MongoDB experts, learn something new, meet other developers, and win some swag!

May 11-12 (Berlin) - MongoDB @ AWS Summit Berlin

April 11 - May 20 (Virtual) - MongoDB Hackathon

May 14 5:30AM GMT (Punjab) - Punjab MUG: Introduction to NoSQL Databases and MongoDB

May 18 (Tel Aviv) - MongoDB @ AWS Summit Tel Aviv

May 18 3PM (Europe) - DACH MUG: MongoDB 5.0 – Ready for IoT

May 23-26 (Washington) - MongoDB @ AWS Public Sector Summit

:tv: MongoDB on Twitch & YouTube

We stream tech tutorials, live coding, and talk to members of our community via Twitch and YouTube. Sometimes, we even stream twice a week! Be sure to follow us on Twitch and subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified of every stream!

Latest Stream

More Video Goodness

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:studio_microphone: Last Word on the MongoDB Podcast

Latest Episode

Catch up on past episodes:

Ep. 110 - Better Ranking with Neocova and MongoDB

Ep. 109 - Prisma and MongoDB - Better Together

Ep. 108 - Exploring Postman with Arlemi Turpault

(Not listening on Spotify? We got you! We’re most likely on your favorite podcast network, including Apple Podcasts, PlayerFM, Podtail, and Listen Notes :blush:)

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