The Index #131 (September 22, 2023): Python, AWS CloudFormation, and Our North American Tour!

It’s FRIDAY! You know what that means…

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Each week, we bring you the latest and greatest from our Developer Relations team — from blog posts and YouTube videos to meet-ups and conferences — so you don’t miss a thing.

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Featured Post

How to Deploy MongoDB Atlas with AWS CloudFormation by @Rutuja_Rajwade

In this article, we’ll explore how MongoDB and Databricks can be integrated to provide robust solutions for the retail industry, with a particular focus on the MongoDB Apache Spark Streaming processor; orchestration with Databricks workflows; data transformation and featurization with MLFlow and the Spark User Defined Functions; and by building a product catalog index, sorting, ranking, and autocomplete with Atlas Search.

Other Good Reads

Do you need a specialized vector database to implement vector search well? by Stanimira Vlaeva and Benjamin Flast

AI for Developers: How Can Programmers Use Artificial Intelligence? by Megan Grant

Get Started with Atlas Stream Processing: Creating Your First Stream Processor by Robert Walters

Analyze Time-Series Data with Python and MongoDB Using PyMongoArrow and Pandas by @Shubham_Ranjan

Storing Binary Data with MongoDB and C++ by @Rishabh_Bisht

Learn to Build AI-Enhanced Retail Search Solutions with MongoDB and Databricks by @Francesco_Baldissera, @Ashwin_Gangadhar, and @Vittal_Pai

Community Enthusiast @Justin_Jenkins wrote an article to teach readers how MongoDB’s Aggregation Framework provides a structured way to manipulate and process data, allowing you to extract precisely the information you need.

Community Champion and Lebanon MUG Leader @eliehannouch wrote an article to inform the community about the journey of a database request.

: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:

London MUG: September 26th 2023, 12:00am – 9:30am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
.local London: Sep 26, 2023 | 12:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Generative AI for Data, .local London: September 26th 2023, 5:30am – 8:30am, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Developer Day Toronto: Oct 3, 2023 | 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
MongoDB .local Boston: Oct 4, 2023 | 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM PDT
Developer Day St. Louis: Oct 5, 2023 | 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
San Francisco MUG: October 10th 2023, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time
Developer Day Pittsburgh: Oct 11, 2023 | 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

MongoDB is heading out on a world tour to bring the best, most relevant content directly to you! Join us to connect with MongoDB experts, meet fellow users building the next big thing, and be among the first to hear the latest announcements. Register now.

Use code DEVELOPERFAM50 to secure 50% off your ticket!

Clear your schedule and join us for the MongoDB Developer Days North American Tour!

We’re hitting the road, with stops in Toronto, St. Louis, and Pittsburgh.

This is your chance to immerse yourself in a full day of hands-on sessions designed to empower software developers like you with the skills to conquer MongoDB challenges.

Whether you’re new to MongoDB or looking to unlock its full potential, our Developer Days program has you covered. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with experts, explore the latest features, and take your MongoDB expertise to the next level.

Register now for an unforgettable learning experience on the road to success!

We’ll be in Toronto, Ontario on October 3; St. Louis, Missouri on October 5th; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 11.

More dates and locations are coming soon, so stay tuned.

: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.

Recently, we sat with @Doug_Tarr, VP of Engineering. Doug leads the Search team at MongoDB and is looking to expand since the announcement of the newest addition to our platform: Vector Search.

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? We have new videos from Luce Carter and Mohit Sharma.

Remember to view what live streams we’ve got coming up. You can click “Notify me” and YouTube will ping you when we’re about to go on. Jesse Hall will be going live soon!

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