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Join us at MongoDB Europe in London

mLab is joining the MongoDB family! This is a great time to learn more about MongoDB 4.0’s new features, new tech and methods with the experts who built MongoDB. MongoDB Europe is happening in London on November 8th. You will be able to connect with the MongoDB community as well as learn from MongoDB’s experts. […]

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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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Cambly Makes Learning English Interactive and On-Demand with mLab

Check out our latest case study with Cambly. The Cambly founders set out to create a service that could enable anyone (from anywhere) to learn English through instructive conversations with native speakers — and to do so on-demand. To facilitate platform development and grow a global business, Cambly relies on mLab to manage the growing […]

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GetHuman Saves $30,000 Annually with mLab

We’re excited to share our newest case study with GetHuman. GetHuman helps consumers get in contact with hundreds of major companies more quickly — slashing the time spent on hold and the need to navigate phone trees. The GetHuman team has also recently launched Swish, a budgeting app designed to make managing personal finances accurate, […]

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MongoDB tips & tricks: Collection-level access control

As your database or project grows, you may be tasked with configuring access controls to allow different stakeholders access to the database. Rather than create a new user with full database privileges, it may be more appropriate to create a user that only has access to the data or collections they need. This allows users […]

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Counting Down the Parse Migration

On January 28, 2017 Parse will be fully retired. To help with the transition, mLab has published a comprehensive guide to migrating Parse data onto an mLab-hosted MongoDB database. This guide aims to help existing Parse customers by highlighting migration best practices and addressing commonly asked questions that we’ve handled migrating over 8600 applications to […]

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Welcoming the Parse community

Last week, Parse announced that it was winding down its service, and it will be fully retired on January 28, 2017.   Parse provided a great mobile backend platform for developers who don’t want to wrangle with the complexities of server-side infrastructure. By encapsulating both the database and the app server into a single cloud […]

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Help save Robomongo with your donation

We recently learned that the team behind Robomongo, a free and open source MongoDB admin GUI, are in need of funds to keep the project going. The project, which has over 3,622 stargazers on GitHub, is a valuable free tool for the MongoDB community. We know that many of you, our customers, use and love […]

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New Telemetry features – metric descriptions and alert incidents

If you are running MongoDB in production, you should have a robust uptime and historical monitoring solution for every database deployment. Uptime monitoring ensures that your application runs smoothly by tracking database stability and alerts you to take action if necessary. Historical monitoring helps you analyze and compare database and operating system metrics over time […]

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