The Index #144 (February 27, 2024): Amazon SageMaker, Atlas Vector Search, & OpenAI

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Featured Post

Using OpenAI Latest Embeddings in a RAG System With MongoDB by Richmond Alake

This article explores the step-by-step implementation process of utilizing one of the new embedding models: text-embedding-3-small within a retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) system powered by a MongoDB Atlas vector database.

Other Good Reads

:arrow_right: Using SuperDuperDB to Accelerate AI Development on MongoDB Atlas Vector Search by Duncan Blythe
:arrow_right: How to Build a Search Service in Java by Erik Hatcher
:arrow_right: MongoDB Atlas Vector Search and AWS Bedrock Modules RAG Tutorial by Pavel Duchovny
:arrow_right: Mastering Kotlin: Creating an API With Ktor and MongoDB Atlas by Ricardo Mello
:arrow_right: Improving Storage and Read Performance for Free: Flat vs Structured Schemas by Artur Costa
:arrow_right: Getting Started With Azure Spring Apps and MongoDB Atlas: A Step-by-Step Guide by Maxime Beugnet
:arrow_right: Optimize With MongoDB Atlas: Performance Advisor, Query Analyzer, and More by Tim Kelly
:arrow_right: Building a RAG System With Google’s Gemma, Hugging Face, and MongoDB by Richmond Alake
:arrow_right: MongoDB’s Performance Over RDBMS by Srinivas Mutyala
:arrow_right: Introducing Atlas Stream Processing Support Within the MongoDB for VS Code Extension by Robert Walters
:arrow_right: RAG with Atlas Vector Search, LangChain, and OpenAI by Harshad Dhavale
:arrow_right: Rapidly Build a Highly Performant GraphQL API for MongoDB With Hasura by Praveen Durairaju
:arrow_right: How to Build a RAG System With LlamaIndex, OpenAI, and MongoDB Vector Database by Richmond Alake
:arrow_right: Java 21: Unlocking the Power of the MongoDB Java Driver With Virtual Threads by Maxime Beugnet
:arrow_right: MongoDB Atlas Search with .NET Blazor for Full-Text Search by Luce Carter
:arrow_right: Create a Java REST API With Quarkus and Eclipse JNoSQL for MongoDB by Otavio Santana
:arrow_right: Build an Image Search Engine With Python & MongoDB by Mark Smith
:arrow_right: Using the Confluent Cloud with Atlas Stream Processing by Robert Walters
:arrow_right: Synchronize Your Mobile Application With MongoDB Atlas and Google Cloud MySQL by Timothy Marland
:arrow_right: Neurelo and MongoDB: Getting Started and Fun Extras by Anaiya Raisinghani and Guru Kamat
:arrow_right: Get Started with Atlas Stream Processing: Creating Your First Stream Processor by Robert Walters
:arrow_right: Orchestrating MongoDB & BigQuery for ML Excellence with PyMongoArrow and BigQuery Pandas Libraries by Venkatesh Shanbhag and Maruti C
:arrow_right: Revolutionizing AI Interaction: Integrating Mistral AI and MongoDB for a Custom LLM GenAI Application by Han Heloir
:arrow_right: Part #2: Create Your Model Endpoint With Amazon SageMaker, AWS Lambda, and AWS API Gateway by Dominic Frei
:arrow_right: Part #3: Semantically Search Your Data With MongoDB Atlas Vector Search by Dominic Frei

: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:

#3 MongoDB User Group (MUG) Kuala Lumpur: March 4th 2024, 2:00am – 5:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Manila MUG Meetup #3: AI x MongoDB: March 5th 2024, 2:30am – 4:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
MUG Munich: Gathering with GDG Cloud Munich: March 6th 2024, 10:00am – 1:30pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
MUG Helsinki: In-house AI models and Mobile Game Servers: March 7th 2024, 7:00am – 9:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Sydney MongoDB User Group: March 12th 2024, 12:00am – 2:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
MongoDB User Group Florianópolis: March 12th 2024, 2:30pm – 5:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Milan MUG - Atlas, Developer Data Platform, and GenAI: March 14th 2024, 11:00am – 1:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
São Paulo MUG: O Poder do Relational Migrator, Migração Ágil com .Net, DevOps e Infra-as-a-Code: March 14th 2024, 2:00pm – 6:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time

Developers gathered for an enriching MongoDB & AWS GenAI workshop in Tel Aviv, featuring industry experts like Moshe Raviv (SA team lead, MDB) and Eyal Doron (Partner SA, AWS). Attendees explored MongoDB’s Vector Search integration with AWS Bedrock and enjoyed engaging activities like the “Clue” game, led by Pavel Duchovny (MDB Lead, Developer Relations).

MUG Mexico City hosted a collaborative event with Microsoft, featuring expert speakers who delved into MongoDB and Microsoft Azure integration. Alberto Mendez introduced MongoDB, followed by Francisco Corona Chávez providing an overview of Microsoft Azure. MUG Leader Alejandro Mancilla then led a discussion on building with MongoDB Atlas and Azure integrations like Vector Search, Semantic Kernel, and Fabric.

On January 16th, MongoDB enthusiasts gathered for an exciting workshop in collaboration with Hacktiv8, led by MongoDB User Group Leader Fajar Abdul Karim. The event, focusing on building an analytics dashboard with MongoDB aggregation pipeline, featured Arif Setiyawan, Data Engineer at Searce Inc, as the speaker.

Participants learned MongoDB aggregation pipeline techniques and tackled interesting challenges under the guidance of Arif Setiyawan. Hendry Tjipto spoke about Atlas Device Sync and Realm and how it can help sync data between devices and the cloud in real-time.

The MongoDB User Group Stockholm, led by Claire_Hardman, hosted another enriching evening for tech enthusiasts at AWS Stockholm. Attendees gained insights into optimizing MongoDB Atlas skills and simplifying API integration challenges through dynamic talks by Alex Sergeyev from HiQ and Pierre Petersson from MongoDB. With deep dives into full-text search capabilities and a unified API experience, the event provided valuable knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities for developers, tech enthusiasts, API integrators, and software engineers alike.

:mortar_board: From the Community Advocacy Program

:arrow_right: Data Modeling: Good vs Perfect by Community Creator Rafael Ochoa
:arrow_right: Atlas Vector Search: From Keywords to Vectors by @eliehannouch
:arrow_right: Understanding MongoDB Replication: A Step-by-Step Replica Set Creation by @ricardohsmello
:arrow_right: Exploring MongoDB Aggregation: A Practical Guide With Examples by @Folasayo_Samuel_Olayemi
:arrow_right: Configuring Amazon S3 for integration with MongoDB Realm by @Richard_Krueger

MongoDB Atlas App GitHub Actions CI/CD Pipeline by @Lukas_deConantseszn1

End-to-End DevOps Project | Go | MongoDB شرح by @John_Bedeir

Congratulations to Community Champions + MUG Leaders @michael_hoeller, @Nuri_Halperin, and @Arkadiusz_Borucki for receiving the MongoDB Certification Subject Matter Expert badge. They demonstrate their expertise by contributing their knowledge and skills to the development of MongoDB Certifications.

:studio_microphone: Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

If reading’s not your jam, you might love catching up on our podcast episodes with @Michael_Lynn. Join us on this exciting episode of the MongoDB Podcast as we delve into the groundbreaking partnership between MongoDB and Patronus AI.

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Love seeing so much community content in here! Thanks for all you do to share your knowledge with the community @ricardohsmello, @Artur_57972, @ochoacabriles, @Otavio_Santana, @markandey , @Srinivas_Mutyala, @eliehannouch, @Lukas_deConantseszn1, @Folasayo_Samuel_Olayemi, @Richard_Krueger + @John_Bedeir!