Matt Insler Joins Our Team!

Quick Specs: Github: https://github.com/mattinsler Rock-climber: true Falconer: false On Thursday, Matt arrived at the MongoH…

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Chris Winslett

Debunking Myth of RAID 10 as Best Practice on AWS

For the most amazing performance on AWS, use RAID 10 with provisioned i/ops (henceforth piops). A combination of RAID 10 and…

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MongoDB Slow Queries Tracker & Profiler

Update: This feature was deprecated in March 2016. For further details see this Compose Note. “How can I get more performance…

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Chris Winslett

Added Go Code Sample to MongoHQ Language Center

Adding a code sample to a support site is not typically "blog-worthy"; however, we are ecstatic about Go. We have used Go in…

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Chris Winslett

MongoDB Performance & Scalability - Schema Design Is More Important Than Anything Else

The first Mongo Days conference I attended was MongoSV 2011. I chose to attend "Schema Design at Scale", a presentation by E…

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Chris Winslett

MongoHQ + New Relic = <3

With the release of the New Relic Platform, customers can instantly route MongoHQ database performance metrics to New Relic.…

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Chris Winslett

MongoDB Israel 2013 - June 16th

Weekly, we speak with developers and data architects from Israel. We are floored with the surge in the startup scene in Isra…

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Chris Winslett

“Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Webhooks” - Ben

Ben's message on Hipchat was an @all notification as he introduced the webhook functionality for Alerts. Since releasing the…

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Get Database Alerts - Anywhere

We are excited to announce MongoHQ Alerts feature which will push realtime alerts about your database environment. The typica…

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MongoDB 2.4 Fixed Length Arrays & Release Candidate 2

The MongoDB Experimental Plans are updated and running MongoDB 2.4 Release Candidate 2. One of the new features in MongoDB 2.…

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Using Ruby & Resque With MongoDB? Improve Your Performance With a Single Gem.

Who should win: your web visitors or your background workers? Hopefully, you will not have to answer this question … or if yo…

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First Steps of an Analytics Platform With MongoDB

MongoDB excels at analytics. Every week, we have customers asking for insight on building an analytics and metrics platform.…

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MongoDB & Full Text Search: My First Week With MongoDB 2.4 Development Release

At MongoHQ, we deployed and made available for use a hosted MongoDB 2.3 beta server to allow ourselves and our customers an o…

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The New MongoHQ Design Refresh to Become Default for Partner Integration

Last month, we rolled out the new MongoHQ. Now, we are enabling the same UI to our partners: Heroku, Cloudbees, AppFog, and A…

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MongoHQ Comes to Sydney AWS Datacenter

On the heels of the 10gen’s MongoDB Sydney conference, AWS announced a new datacenter: ap-southeast-2. With a few tweaks of c…

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