Category: News

The All New MongoDB Spark Connector

Version 2 of the MongoDB Spark Connector is out! The current version of the MongoDB Spark Connector was originally written in 2016 and is based upon Version 1 of the Spark Data source API. While this API is still supported,...

More MongoDB.local London Announcements

In addition to announcing MongoDB 5.1 this morning, MongoDB announced some other cool things: 100x faster facets and counts in Atlas Search (in preview). Faceted search allows users to filter and quickly navigate search results by categories and see the...

MongoDB 5.1 Rapid Release is Here!

MongoDB released MongoDB 5.1 early this morning, from the stage of MongoDB.local London! MongoDB 5.1 marks our accelerated release cadence designed to get new database features and improvements into your hands faster than ever before. MongoDB 5.1 and all future...

New Atlas Goodness

As of this week, MongoDB Atlas now gives you: The ability to deploy free Atlas clusters (M0) via the API and CLI tools Expanded GCP support and coverage for Serverless instances (I LOVE this one!) 10 second granularity monitoring for...

MongoDB 5.0 New Stuff – Overview

MongoDB.live 2021 is in the books, with a slew of announcements as usual. Here’s the official overview — I’ll be chiming in over the next few weeks with my takes and pointing out Additional Goodness… New Release Cadence Versioned API...

GA of the New MongoDB Shell!

After a year in Beta, we’re proud to announce the General Availability of mongosh, the new (and default!) shell for MongoDB! It is compatible with MongoDB 4.0 and later, so you don’t have to wait to upgrade to 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

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...

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...