About Naomi Pentrel

Naomi Pentrel is a Developer Advocate at mLab and a full-stack pythonista with a focus on improving developer workflows. She has previously worked at companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Bloomberg. When not at work or a organizing Smooth DevOps, Naomi is an avid Pokémon master and a slayer of houseplants.
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About Naomi Pentrel

Naomi Pentrel is a Developer Advocate at mLab and a full-stack pythonista with a focus on improving developer workflows. She has previously worked at companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Bloomberg. When not at work or a organizing Smooth DevOps, Naomi is an avid Pokémon master and a slayer of houseplants.

Here are my most recent posts

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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