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MongoDB received an overwhelming number of nominations for the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards, recognizing companies who are using MongoDB to dream big and deliver incredibly bold, innovative solutions for their business and industry. We are thrilled to announce our 13 winners who will be honored at MongoDB World 2017, June 20-21 in Chicago. See the full list and read a bit more about how they are disrupting the status quo here: Healthcare Category: Experian Health Experian Health helps customers make smarter business decisions, build a better bottom line and foster stronger patient relationships for more than 3,200 hospitals and 7,100 healthcare organizations, representing more than 500,000 healthcare providers. The team recently launched the Universal Identity Manager (UIM), a patient identifier system built on top of MongoDB that brings together data fr... (more)

MongoDB.Local is Coming to San Francisco

We’re excited to announce MongoDB.Local SF! Join us on October 12 for a one-day educational conference to learn best practices for building and deploying your giant ideas. With 20+ technical sessions, jumpstarts, and tutorials, you’ll be able to customize your agenda based on interest and experience level. Our engineers will cover topics including application architecture, schema design, microservices, analytics, performance, and more. Check out top sessions, like Spark and Machine Learning and Implementing Your Full Stack App with MongoDB Stitch. Curious about what’s new in Mo... (more)

Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters - Part II

In the blog post, "Programmatic API Management of your MongoDB Atlas Database Clusters", we introduced how to use curl to launch and edit a MongoDB Atlas cluster. The concepts in that post helped establish the groundwork for being able to launch MongoDB Atlas clusters with many of the popular DevOps automation tools available in the market. We recommend reading the post linked above as a prerequisite to what we will cover here — some common use cases with the MongoDB Atlas API. The GUI versus API While point-and-click actions in the MongoDB Atlas GUI are easy, they do not necessa... (more)

New to MongoDB Atlas: More Azure Regions, Monitoring Metrics via the API, Cross-Project Restores, Test Failover

Earlier this year, we announced the availability of our cloud database service, MongoDB Atlas, with global support for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. And since then, we’ve been humbled by the overwhelming reception from the global community of MongoDB users. Customers like Ticketek — Australia’s largest ticketing company in sports and entertainment — which now uses MongoDB Atlas to support the core transactional systems needed to power their multi-channel ticket sales and distribution network. “Everyone knows Ticketek from an A/NZ perspective, but... (more)

Update: How to Avoid a Malicious Attack That Ransoms Your Data

A New Wave of Ransomware Attacks Reports have emerged of a new wave of ransomware attackers searching for misconfigured and unmaintained instances of MongoDB. We have been monitoring the situation closely to help investigate and provide assistance. It is important to note this new wave of attacks does not indicate a new risk, just new targets. However, the new wave displayed some characteristics that merit further investigation: for example, we note that just one threat identity has claimed most of the newly targeted deployments. We’ve reviewed these details to understand where a... (more)