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Cheat Sheet!

The good folks over in the MongoDB Developer Community today published a cheat sheet of basic MongoDB operations. Perfect for that MongoDB Hitchhiker looking to get started! https://developer.mongodb.com/quickstart/cheat-sheet

Virtual Public Training is Live!

My org, MongoDB Professional Services, has recently launched a set of virtual public training classes. We are also revamping all of our instructor-led training offerings to make them more intensive and workshop-oriented with focus on developing not just knowledge, but...

24 GCP Regions in Atlas

The newest Atlas regions on Google Cloud are — Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (us-west3) Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (us-west4) Jakarta, Indonesia (asia-southeast2) https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/mongodb-atlas-is-now-available-in-24-google-cloud-regions

All in With Swift

Commensurate with the release of MongoDB 4.4, MongoDB announced a fully-supported driver for the Swift language. In the interview below, Rachelle Palmer, Senior Product Manager for MongoDB Drivers sat down with Kaitlin Mahar, Lead Engineer for the Swift and Rust drivers to discuss some of the...

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...