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mLab is becoming a part of MongoDB, Inc.

Today we are announcing that mLab is being acquired by MongoDB, Inc. mLab’s Story When we launched mLab in 2011 we were one of the first companies to offer a Database-as-a-Service. The value proposition to developers was simple and powerful. Instead of self-hosting and managing what is arguably the most complex and difficult-to-manage layer of […]

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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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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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Shared Cluster plans now available in Google’s Belgium region

We’re excited to announce that we are now offering Shared Cluster plans in Google Cloud Platform’s Belgium (europe-west1) region. Google users who host their applications in Belgium 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 […]

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mLab is now available in all AWS regions

We’re excited to announce that we now support all fourteen Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) regions. Most notably, we have recently added support for the Frankfurt, Mumbai, and Seoul regions. Our users can now deploy both their database and application infrastructure to any AWS region and achieve the lowest latency and best […]

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Encryption at rest is now available on AWS and Google

We are excited to announce the availability of encryption at rest for mLab Dedicated plans on AWS and Google Cloud Platform. Encryption at rest provides a layer of protection against unauthorized access to sensitive data, especially attacks directed at the physical devices on which the data is stored. This opt-in feature allows users to encrypt […]

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Introducing mLab Private Environments

Today we are excited to announce the private beta of mLab Private Environments. mLab Private Environments are virtual private networks you can provision to house your various database deployments hosted with mLab. These private networks isolate your database from public networks while allowing your application infrastructure secure access to your database deployments. With Private Environments, […]

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How to choose a DBaaS? Check out our piece in DZone

DZone recently asked us to contribute an article on choosing a Database-as-a-Service provider. I was excited to write this because it gave us a chance to summarize some of our experience hosting hundreds of thousands of MongoDB deployments over the past five years. The piece, titled How to Choose a DBaaS, is also part of […]

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MongoLab is now mLab

We have some exciting news to share! Below is the email we sent to our users earlier today: I’m very excited to share some important news with you. Today we are changing our name from MongoLab to mLab in order to better align with our long-term vision. When we started this business five years ago, […]

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Shared Cluster plans in AWS Oregon (us-west-2)

We are now offering Shared Cluster plans in the AWS Oregon region. You can visit the MongoLab create page if you would like to provision the plan. Shared Cluster plans are configured with two data-bearing nodes and an arbiter. These plans are hosted on shared multi-tenanted resources but are also suitable for “production use”. If you have questions about our different plans, […]

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