#62 — October 3, 2019

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MongoDB Memo

MongoDB Compass, the MongoDB GUI, is Becoming More Open — All the other MongoDB GUI tools need to watch out! MongoDB’s own Compass is being opened up under the Server Side Public License making it free for all users. The GitHub repo is here.

Massimiliano Marcon (MongoDB)

▶  Eliot Horowitz's Keynote from MongoDB.local London — At last week’s London event, MongoDB’s CTO and others presented the new features of MongoDB 4.2, updates to various parts of the MongoDB ecosystem, as well as new cloud services including integrated full-text search and MongoDB Data Lake.

Eliot Horowitz

Now Available in Beta: Compute Auto-Scaling in MongoDB Atlas — Compute auto-scaling is now available in open beta on MongoDB’s managed Atlas platform. How does it work? Simply, Atlas will track your database’s metrics and usage in real time and scale your clusters as needed.

Jenny Liang (MongoDB, Inc.)

▶  MongoDB Stitch Hosting: A Drag and Drop Delight — Developer Advocate Lauren Schaefer demonstrates a new feature in MongoDB Stitch that allows you to drag and drop a combination of files and folders to your Stitch hosting directory.

Lauren Schaefer (MongoDB)

Fakingoose: An Automatic Fixture Generator That Uses Mongoose Schemas — If you’re using Mongo and Mongoose and have your data models already defined in schemas, this can generate ‘fake’ data based upon them.

Lod Lawson

MongoDB.Local London Liveblog — MongoDB held an event in London last week (the keynote is linked above) and MongoDB’s Dj Walker-Morgan kept an eye on proceedings with this live updated blog post.

Dj Walker-Morgan (MongoDB)

🗓 Events

Networking Night – Dunwoody, Georgia (October 6) — Meet the MongoDB team and those in Atlanta who are currently using MongoDB.

Getting Started with MongoDB ACID Transactions – Online (October 9 and 23) — The first in a set of two online webinars focusing on MongoDB 4.0's support for transactions.

MongoDB Atlas on GCP Workshop – Amsterdam, Netherlands (October 16) — MongoDB and Google Cloud are offering a free day of hands-on training to help you and your team use MongoDB Atlas.

MongoDB.local Munich – Munich, Germany (October 22) — a one-day educational conference covering the fundamentals to advanced techniques of app design and performance management

MongoDB Atlas on AWS – Toronto, Canada (October 23) — A free day of hands-on training from MongoDB and Amazon Web Services.