10gen hosting partnership

We’re happy to announce that MongoLab is now a worldwide 10gen Hosting Partner.  What that means is that 10gen and MongoLab work together to provide the best available operational and technical support for MongoLab customers.    MongoLab provides, as always, primary support for operational issues (e.g. password resets, service plan upgrades, maintenance and monitoring) and usage […]

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Smooth sailing into AppHarbor with MongoLab

We’re happy to announce that MongoLab is now available as an add-on to AppHarbor, the fully-hosted .NET Platform as a Service provider. Greetings adventurers! Now that MongoLab has docked in AppHarbor we’d like to show you how quickly you can assemble a cloudworthy MongoDB C# web application. AppHarbor compiles your application directly from a .NET solution […]

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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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History: Continuation Passing Style in Node.js.

In 1975, MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory published AI Memo 349. Written by Gerald Jay Sussman and Guy Lewis Steele, Jr, it described the fundamentals of Scheme, a new LISP-like language based on the powerful lambda calculus. One interesting new recursion technique they describe is the Continuation, which we now see today in many languages including  […]

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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.

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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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MongoDB 2.0.2 now supported

A question we often get is “I Can Haz 2.0 Pleeze?” (as well as questions for cheezburgers). The answer today is “YEZZ”. Starting today, all new MongoLab databases are running MongoDB v2.0.2. This includes all NEW free Starter databases and for-pay multi-tenant databases. Dedicated VM databases can be on either 1.8 or 2.0. All NEW […]

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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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Olympic Mountains MongoLab majesty at MongoSeattle Dec 1

Come visit us at our booth at MongoSeattle on December 1. We’ll have some fun giveaways. Our CTO Todd Dampier will be presenting on Rock Solid Mongo Ops. More info here: http://www.10gen.com/events/mongo-seattle-2011.

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