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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Ample MongoDB Examples

Greetings, adventurer! MongoLab is excited to release a round of MongoDB examples to help you get started on your quest in the world of scalable document-orientation. Fortunately for all of us, the technology stack required to deal with MongoDB is delightfully short. The whole idea is to put a lightweight, flexible object store directly at […]

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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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Free MongoDB for HTML5 Hackathon & HTML5Dev!

Hey all, We’re excited to announce that MongoLab is sponsoring these two upcoming San Francisco events: HTML5 Hackathon on Saturday September 24th-25th (sign up for free here) HTML5 Dev Conference on Tuesday September 27th (sign up here) MongoLab has a simple REST API that will allow you to get your app running with MongoDB as your […]

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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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MongoDB: it’s not just about big data

MongoDB has a great story around big data and horizontal scalability, but it is also a great general-purpose database and often the right choice even when you don¹t have a lot of data. I gave a talk at a local San Francisco NoSQL meetup about this very topic.  The talk received a ton of good feedback – maybe I’ll […]

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SF Startup Crawl this Thursday August 11 starting at 5 pm!

Great opportunity to meet our team and hang out with many MongoDB-powered startups this Thursday evening! We’ll be hosting a table at the first stop along with 10gen (MongoDB), RocketSpace and Zaarly… if you don’t catch us there we’ll see you on the rest of the crawl! Join us at 5 pm on Thursday August […]

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Join us at the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon in San Jose, CA on Saturday, August 6th!

We love attending conferences and meetups, but it’s even more fun when we get the opportunity to sponsor an event like the upcoming AT&T Mobile App Hackathon! AT&T’s Developer Program events are known for their fun projects, great turnouts and awesome prizes – oh yeah, food is also included! This hackathon will take place on […]

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