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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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Introducing Telemetry – monitoring for MongoLab deployments

Today we are announcing the alpha release of Telemetry, our real-time and historical monitoring tool for MongoLab deployments. Telemetry is a customizable dashboard GUI that displays important MongoDB metrics and helps you effectively monitor and tune database performance. Metrics in Telemetry The alpha version of Telemetry displays real-time and historical MongoDB serverStatus data. Specifically, there […]

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Fully managed Dedicated MongoDB plans on Heroku

We’re excited to announce that a new line of production-ready Dedicated replica set plans are now available through the MongoLab add-on on Heroku! Our fully managed Dedicated plans run on dedicated virtual machines (VMs) and offer guaranteed resources (RAM/IO/CPU), SSD-backed disks, and seamless zero-downtime scaling. By using the MongoLab add-on on Heroku, teams can easily […]

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Fully managed MongoDB replica sets for $15

We’re very excited to announce $15 Shared Cluster plans across all major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google, et al.) on MongoLab! MongoDB replica set clusters offer many benefits to developers, the biggest being high-availability. Any application in production needs a highly-available database to minimize downtime. At $15/GB per month, weekend hackers and teams on a tight […]

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Custom firewalls for your MongoDB deployment(s)

Update 6/16/2016: Updated references to old UI MongoLab runs all of its hosted MongoDB deployments with authorization enabled, which means that username / password authentication is required before your database can be accessed. For lower-level network security we also allow you to configure custom firewall settings. This feature is available to all MongoLab users on Dedicated […]

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Easily find & kill MongoDB operations from MongoLab’s UI

A few months ago, we wrote a blog post on finding and terminating long-running operations in MongoDB. To help make it even easier for MongoLab users* to quickly identify the cause behind database unresponsiveness, we’ve integrated the currentOp() and killOp() methods into our management portal. (more…)

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MongoLab’s next-generation Dedicated AWS plans – 100% SSD!

We’re excited to announce the next generation of MongoLab’s production-ready Dedicated plans on Amazon Web Services (AWS). After years of experience managing a fleet of over a hundred thousand MongoDB databases ranging from tiny to terabytes, we’ve seen a large number of use cases. We know that when it comes to databases, one size doesn’t […]

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