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The timeline for compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching. From May 25th 2018, any organization failing to satisfy the new regulation faces fines of up to 4% of global revenues, or €20m – whichever is greater – as well as the potential suspension of any further data processing activities. Irrespective of whether you have a physical presence in the EU or not, if you are handling EU citizen data in any way, you are subject to the GDPR. That said, the regulation shouldn’t be viewed as some new burdensome red-tape imposed by faceless bureaucrats. Rather, for more progressive organizations, it presents an opportunity to transform how they engage with their customers in the digital economy. In this 4-part blog series, we’re going to dive deeper into the regulation, and it what it means to you: In today’s part 1, w... (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)

How Our FinTech Startup Migrated to MongoDB’s Database-as-a-Service to Save Time and Money

aBorrow is a Thailand-based fintech platform that matches loan products with borrowers’ profiles and needs. Launched in 2016, aBorrow needed a database they could trust to provide the high quality security and scalability required to handle their growing business Co-Founder and CTO, Cholathit Khueankaew, shares how MongoDB Atlas satisfied that need and transformed aBorrow’s business quickly, easily, and affordably. As CTO and co-founder of a small business in Thailand, I spent hours managing production database configuration and monitoring until MongoDB Atlas was introduced. Mon... (more)