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I Finally Wrote A Medium Story

But it’s much more about Silverbacked-ness than MongoDB and Tech. Might be an interesting read for fellow male Silverbacks… https://mongosilverback.medium.com/first-post-not-a-tech-post-2aa9aa3dc345

We Learn Something Every Day

3.5 years at MongoDB, and I’m still learning. All consultants do. Every day. That’s part of the allure. Sometimes, however, we learn something that counters what we thought was solid, bedrock knowledge. And it shakes us. And we can either...

EOL Watch: MongoDB 3.6

It’s official. MongoDB 3.6 Enterprise will reach end of service life on 30 April. That gives customers less than three months to upgrade to v4.0 or later. On MongoDB Atlas, the ability to create Clusters running MongoDB 3.6 will be...

Realm Sync is GA

Since the acquisition of Realm in 2019, MongoDB has working hard to bring MongoDB Realm Sync to market. It delivers seamless, bidirectional sync between the innovative Realm mobile database and MongoDB Atlas. With Realm Sync, we’ve made it simple to...

A Little Project of Mine…

A little COVID side project for the benefit of my extended family, based on MongoDB Atlas/Charts. Updated: New charts, new location, new data source. Based on data from covidactnow.org. https://charts.mongodb.com/charts-eric-reid-tytki/public/dashboards/10df5afc-7f94-4590-9387-14c780358a92

“Flex Consulting” Comes to MongoDB

MongoDB now gives customers more options to take advantage of our world-class Consulting offerings! I would never dare say “Only pay for what you need”, because there are some flightless birds who already own that phrase, but you get the...

Picking Up The Cadence…

MongoDB moves to a quarterly release cycle with MongoDB 5.0 next year. More goodness, more frequently. And note this does (as always) include MongoDB Community! https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/new-quarterly-releases-starting-with-mongodb-5-0

Multi-Cloud Clusters in Atlas

This is a big one. MongoDB today announces that multi-cloud clusters are generally available on MongoDB Atlas! We are the first major cloud-based database to offer this capability. https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/introducing-multicloud-clusters-on-mongodb-atlas

Latest Atlas Goodness

This week’s Atlas release includes: 1) Azure Private Link w/ Atlas Private Endpoints   — This will allow for a “one-way” private connection between Azure and Atlas VNets; some customers prefer this as a more secure way to avoid extending their...

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