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Heartbleed security update

As many of you know, a serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library was recently discovered: CVE-2014-0160. This vulnerability is commonly called the “Heartbleed Bug” and is described at http://heartbleed.com. The Heartbleed vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker to gain access to the cryptographic keys used to secure communication between clients and servers […]

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MongoLab Now Supports Two-Factor Authentication

(Updated: 2014-01-08 Two-factor authentication is now GA) Here at MongoLab, security is one of our foremost concerns.  Part of our stewardship of our users’ data, in addition to keeping it accessible and intact, is doing our best to secure it against unauthorized access. Today, as part of that effort, we are excited to announce our […]

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Production MongoDB Replica Sets now available on Windows Azure!

After many months of development and testing we are pleased to announce MongoLab’s first production-ready database plans on the Windows Azure platform with immediate availability in Windows Azure’s East US and West US datacenters. What does this new plan include? A three-node Replica Set cluster (two data-bearing nodes plus one arbiter node) Dedicated mongod processes […]

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MongoDB 2.4 now available on all MongoLab plans

Greetings, mongoers! The team here at MongoLab is very excited to announce that version 2.4 of MongoDB is now available for all of our plans! What about current databases, you might ask? Users will be receiving an email sometime this week containing everything they need to know about the upgrade process. Keep your eyes posted […]

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Build your own lead capture page with Meteor and MongoDB in minutes

This is a guest blog post written by Niall O’Higgins and Peter Braden at Frozen Ridge, a full-stack web consultancy offering services around databases, node.js, testing & continuous deployment, mobile web and more. They can be contacted at hello@frozenridge.co. Meteor is a framework for building real-time client-server applications in JavaScript. It is build from the ground up to work […]

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MongoLab now supports Google Cloud Platform!

This week at Google I/O we are launching support for MongoLab’s fifth cloud provider – Google Cloud Platform. You can now use MongoLab to provision and manage MongoDB deployments on Google Compute Engine (GCE)! So far we are very impressed with the capabilities of the GCE infrastructure.  In particular: The network is fast. I mean […]

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MongoSF 2013 : scaling the hyperbola of evolution with MongoDB

You know, I attend a fair number of MongoDB events, and frankly I keep expecting them to get stale. But after being at MongoSF this past Friday, I’m happy to say it hasn’t happened yet. The growth and vigor of the Mongo ecosystem was everywhere apparent, and it has never been more encouraging. Our sincere thanks go out […]

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Introducing flip-flop: MongoDB Replica Set demonstration and experimentation service

Greetings adventurers! A lot of our users upgrade from single-node databases to replica set clusters without fully understanding how their driver, and therefore their application, will react to failover. In fact, we get so many questions about best practices with MongoDB replica sets that we thought it could be cool to host a replica set […]

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Replication Lag & The Facts of Life

So you’re checking in on your latest awesome application one day — it’s really getting traction! You’re proud of its uptime record, thanks in part to the MongoDB replica set underneath it. But now … something’s wrong. Users are complaining that some of their data has gone missing. Others are noticing stuff they deleted has […]

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MongoLab on Windows Azure

Over the past few months we have been working closely with Microsoft to bring MongoLab to the Windows Azure platform, and today we are proud to announce our official Preview launch of MongoLab in Azure’s East US and West US datacenters. Windows Azure is the fourth cloud provider we have added support for, and we […]

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