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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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Production-ready MongoDB Replica Sets on Google Cloud Platform

Great news, Google Cloud users! Today Google, MongoDB Inc., and MongoLab are announcing the arrival of fully-managed, production-ready MongoDB replica set plans on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). These plans are hosted on Google Compute Engine (GCE) and managed by MongoLab. You can get started for free! By leveraging MongoLab’s MongoDB-as-a-Service platform on GCP, Google […]

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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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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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Backup your MongoDB databases with MongoLab

Last year, a lot of folks asked us if they could use MongoLab’s admin tools on databases not hosted with MongoLab. We thought this was a cool idea, and released Remote Connections, a feature that allows you to point MongoLab’s web interface at any cloud MongoDB instance. Since then, this feature has received great response. Today… Remote Connections […]

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MongoLab at Overdriver.com

We’re excited to partner with Overdriver, a unique Platform-as-a-Service for gaming that is showcasing their beta service for the first time at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC)! This exciting partnership means that MongoLab will serve as the core data storage provider for Overdriver’s online game developer community. You can find out more right here. […]

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Experiment with MongoDB 2.4 on MongoLab!

Hello to all our friends and users! We’re happy to announce that free, experimental databases running MongoDB 2.4 are now available at MongoLab! To get started quickly, follow our step-by-step guide. Please note: This release is not ready for production yet and should not be used for any production applications. Release Highlights Here are the […]

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