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MongoLab now publicly available at PaaS EngineYard Add-on beta

It’s with great excitement that we announce our hosted MongoDB solution in the cloud is now available on all Engine Yard accounts.  This coincides with the recent public beta of the Engine Yard Add-On program. That means that all EY accounts have FREE access to our hosted MongoDB solution that sports our beautiful Web UI […]

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Dedicated Plan update

We’re announcing our Dedicated plans’ beta today. Previously we’ve been offering these Dedicated virtual machines to a handful of production customers. We’re opening the offering as a public beta in Amazon’s EC2 East and as a limited alpha in Rackspace’s ORD datacenter. You can find more about these plans including pricing at: http://mongolab.com/about/products Compared to […]

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MongoBoulder discount code: mongolab_boulder

Get 25% off when you use the above at http://www.10gen.com/events/mongo-boulder. Come by and say hi! Scaling schema-free fourteeners! Use the promo code: mongolab_boulder. benwenI’m MongoLab’s VP of Sales and Marketing. And I’m here to serve our customers’ needs for MongoDB hosting in the cloud. http://mongolab.com

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MongoDB GUI admin tool for all

New Feature: MongoLab can now manage remote databases MongoDB sports a powerful command line shell to create and manipulate databases, collections and documents.  As powerful and complete as it is, sometimes a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is more appropriate and preferred. We here at MongoLab have always been at work on Web GUI tools for […]

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New 2.0 database = a chance to win three Sifteo Cubes!

We’re so excited about our new MongoDB 2.0 support that we want everyone to try it. So to provide a fun extra incentive, we’re holding three contests with these innovative Sifteo Cubes as prizes. Make a new 2.0.2 database on MongoLab.com before the below datetimes, and you’ll automatically be entered to win a 3-pack of […]

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“Rock-Solid Mongo Ops”

UPDATE 2011-12-14: Video of Todd’s talk at this link (10gen.com). So we’re still coming down just back from MongoSeattle and MongoSV. Both conferences were fantastic:  lots of enthusiasm, lots of sharp folks, and lots of exciting developments in the MongoDB community — not least of which is its explosive growth over just the last year! […]

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Node + Mongo = Love

(originally posted on joyeur.com in a guest posting on October 26, 2011.) Node.js with the popular document-oriented MongoDB make for a deeply powerful and robust application platform. Or in other words, they rock. Pair Joyent Cloud’s hosted node.js SmartAppliance with MongoLab’s hosted MongoDB and the integration becomes downright operatic. Angels sing. Trumpets blare. Grey storm […]

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Video tutorial: List View and JSON Editing for MongoDB right in your browser.

In this video tutorial, MongoLab shows you how our browser-based List View gives you a visual window into your MongoDB collection, letting you scroll through a consecutive set of documents each in its entirety. After finding a particular document, we open it up in a new page with a detailed JSON-validating editor and add an […]

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Video tutorial: MongoDB documents in a Table View and Saved Search

(UPDATED 2011-10-10)   MongoLab is fanatic about expanding the reach and usability of MongoDB.  In addition to the amazingly simple-to-start hosted service that we provide, there are useful features in our web admin GUI.  They make it easier to work with your data.  We created this video screencast tutorial to highlight the Table View and […]

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Optimize slow MongoDB queries using MongoLab

You’ve launched your application, driven some traffic to it (maybe it’s even “gone viral”!), accumulated a meaningful volume of data and now it feels like some of your queries have become sluggish. What now? Time for query profiling!  MongoLab can help. Step 1: Turn on the profiler To turn on the query profiler log in […]

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