BuildingConnected Facilitates $4B Daily in New Construction Projects using mLab

We’re excited to share our latest case study on BuildingConnected. BuildingConnected provides a cloud-based suite of tools used by general contractors, subcontractors, and real estate owners to streamline organization, information, and communication around preconstruction and project bidding. The purpose-built solution allows companies to track bids, qualify vendors, and gain analytical insights to make smarter and […]

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Use $push to insert elements into an array

This blog post will take you through various ways of pushing to an array. You will learn how to: push from the start of an array push from the end of an array push multiple elements at once push to an array and slice push to an array and sort avoid gotchas In the most […]

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Use aggregation expressions in queries with $expr

With MongoDB 3.6 the query language gains a new level of expressivity: you can now make use of aggregation expressions in a query using the $expr operator. This feature allows you to take full advantage of all expression operators within all queries, much of which previously had to be done within application logic or was […]

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Getting Started with mLab and Studio 3T

mLab is the leading Database-as-a-Service for MongoDB, powering over half a million deployments worldwide. Trusted by companies such as Lyft, Facebook, and Whole Foods. Studio 3T is a graphical user interface and IDE for MongoDB. Among other things, it allows you to explore your data in a more intuitive way and simplifies complex queries through […]

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mLab Shared plans now available in AWS Germany (Frankfurt)

We’re excited to announce that we are now offering Shared Cluster plans in the AWS eu-central-1 (Frankfurt) region. AWS users who host their applications in Germany can now provision low-latency, budget-friendly production MongoDB databases in the same region. Visit mLab’s create deployment wizard if you’d like to create a new Shared Cluster database. For a […]

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After Migrating to mLab, ZIG360 is Ready to Optimize Your Professional Networking

Our latest case study explores ID360’s new application, ZIG360. ID360 is a global company providing training and coaching to individuals and businesses worldwide, empowering clients to design and execute networking strategies that develop the right relationships and alliances. Building on ID360’s experience helping clients in this industry, ZIG360 is the company’s new application for planning […]

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Cambly Makes Learning English Interactive and On-Demand with mLab

Check out our latest case study with Cambly. The Cambly founders set out to create a service that could enable anyone (from anywhere) to learn English through instructive conversations with native speakers — and to do so on-demand. To facilitate platform development and grow a global business, Cambly relies on mLab to manage the growing […]

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GetHuman Saves $30,000 Annually with mLab

We’re excited to share our newest case study with GetHuman. GetHuman helps consumers get in contact with hundreds of major companies more quickly — slashing the time spent on hold and the need to navigate phone trees. The GetHuman team has also recently launched Swish, a budgeting app designed to make managing personal finances accurate, […]

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Simplified pricing for backups on Sandbox and Shared plans

We are announcing two improvements to simplify backup pricing for Sandbox and Shared plans. Shared Plans now include one free fully-customizable daily backup. Additional Shared Plan backups and Sandbox backups are now $0.50 per run regardless of size. Backups still remain free and unlimited on all of our Dedicated plans. In more detail: (1) Shared […]

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Update on Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities

mLab is aware of CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754 (aka, Meltdown and Spectre). Our infrastructure service providers have worked for the past month to update systems globally. It is our understanding that this work has been completed, although we are working with our providers to stay updated on whether further maintenances will required. Our engineering team […]

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