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Ops Manager 4.0 EOLs Next Week

If you are a MongoDB, Inc. customer and using Ops Manager 4.0 as part of your MongoDB Enterprise subscription, remember that Ops Manager 4.0 goes out of support at the end of this month. That’s one week from today. Upgrading...

New Stuff in Atlas!

As of this writing (17 August): MongoDB 4.4.0 is now available for M10+ dedicated clusters Cloud Backup on Azure will be less expensive going forward because of incremental snapshots Low-CPU cluster options now available on Azure Projects leveraging AWS KMS,...

MongoDB 3.6 EOL Announced

(Don’t worry, you’ve got eight months!) Reference: https://www.mongodb.com/support-policy MongoDB is planning to End-Of-Life MongoDB v3.6 on 30 April 2021. Those still on 3.6 should start planning a move to a newer version (I recommend v4.2 or, in a month or...

Top Three: Coolest v4.4 Things

Psssst! In case you were living under an RDBMS last week, MongoDB v4.4 went GA! Needless to say, there’s much to like. Here’s my quick take on my Top Three. So many things to choose from! Atlas Auto-Scale is GA:...

Learn Charts the “Hands-on Way”

This is very cool stuff for us Data Visualization nerds… MongoDB Charts now comes with a sample dashboard full of charts. This serves as a sandbox allowing all users, new and experienced, to find inspiration for visualizing their own data,...

MongoDB 4.4 is GA!

New functionality. New drivers. Read isolation and write durability guarantees that can be applied cluster-wide. That’s only some of the goodness in MongoDB v4.4, which was officially released this week. Download the Community Version here to try on-prem. Try out the...

MongoDB University M100 – Hot off the Presses!

Coming from Relational-Land? Check out this brand new course taught by none other than Daniel Coupal (MongoDB stalwart, Godfather of Patterns and myriad other useful content). https://university.mongodb.com/courses/M100/about Come over to the Mongo-side. We have cronuts. And data. Lots and lots...

I Really Work For A Great Company…

MongoDB, Inc. is not just a source for cutting-edge data management technology that meets today’s most stringent requirements, it’s also a group of very amazing people. Of all stripes. Of all persuasions. And all very, very human. As this latest...

My MongoDB.live Session

My session, “Silverback Notes: Beginner MongoDB Mistakes to Avoid”, is available for free on-demand streaming at https://www.mongodb.com/world/. It timed out longer than I’d planned, and has some slight editing issues (the New York Times called it “cute” 🙂 ), but...