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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 MongoDB 3.6? Want to get the details on MongoDB Stitch? You won’t want to miss the keynote from MongoDB’s CTO & Co-Founder Eliot Horowitz. You can also get your specific questions answered by scheduling one-on-one consulting with a MongoDB engineer. We’ve got your logistics covered, too. Enjoy ... (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)

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)

MongoDB Stitch - the latest, and best way to build your app

In a recent 6 part blog series on the MEAN & MERN stacks, I stepped through how you can build modern applications on a stack of MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and Angular or React. What if there was a service that took care of everything apart from the application frontend (Angular, React, or other technology)? MongoDB Stitch is that service, it's a new backend as a service (BaaS) for applications using MongoDB. The purpose of this post is to introduce what MongoDB Stitch is and, most importantly, demonstrate exactly how you use it – both configuring your app through the Stitch back... (more)

MUGs are coming in Europe

We are planning a lot of MongoDB User Groups (MUGs) for the next few months. Eleven in total. We will be covering schema design, the upcoming 3.6 release of MongoDB, and a host of other topics. At the Munich and London events, Amadeus, one of the world’s largest travel technology companies, handling 750m bookings every year, will be talking about their use of MongoDB. table { border-collapse: collapse; } th, td { border: 1px solid grey; padding: 5px; text-align: left; } Date City Country Event 11-Sep-2017 Madrid Spain Madrid MUG 19-Sep-2017 Paris France Paris MUG 19-Sep-2017 Be... (more)