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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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Deep Dive into Connection Pooling

As your application grows in functionality and/or usage, managing resources becomes increasingly important. Failure to properly utilize connection pooling is one major “gotcha” that we’ve seen greatly impact MongoDB performance and trip up developers of all levels. Connection pools Creating new authenticated connections to the database is expensive. So, instead of creating and destroying connections […]

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Are you ready for production?

Updated article on 03/24/15 Transitioning your application from development to production is a monumental step. Over the years, we at MongoLab have acquired a lot of valuable experience helping our customers successfully manage their production-grade MongoDB deployments. What follows is a checklist of action items that we’ve found imperative for successfully taking your application to […]

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Harnessing the power of Twitter and MongoDB

Hey Mongoers! I recently had the pleasure of joining the MongoLab team.  I share this with you for two reasons: First, you can too! (We’re hiring!). But also because I remember when I heard about MongoDB, I created an account on MongoLab and thought… now what? Twitter-Harvest With open-source technologies proliferating as “Big Data” and […]

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