#65 — November 14, 2019

Read on the Web

MongoDB Memo

MongoDB World 2020 Call for Proposals Now Open — If you’re interested in speaking the CFP closes on November 30.

Rhonda Jacobson (MongoDB)

A Quick Look at BSON Data Types: ObjectIdObjectId is a data type that’s part of the BSON spec that MongoDB uses. It’s primarily used to represent an automatic unique identifier in the _id field of a document.

Ken W. Alger

▶  Quick Start: How to Get Connected to Your MongoDB Cluster with Go — Learn how to connect to a MongoDB cluster and list the available databases using the Go programming language (Golang) in this getting started tutorial.

Nic Raboy

Querying MongoDB Like an SQL DB Using Aggregation Pipeline — Highlights all that you need to know to use SQL SELECT, GROUP, JOIN, LIMIT, and OFFSET queries in MongoDB “like a boss”.

Pankaj Gupta

MongoDB Charts Adds Public Sharing Option for Dashboards — MongoDB Charts now lets users share dashboards via a public link so that anyone can view visualizations, whether they’re an Atlas user or not.

Tom Hollander (MongoDB, Inc.)

How to Query Documents in MongoDB That Fall Within A Specified Date Range — …using Mongoose and Node.

Gideon Idowu

Quick Start: Node.js & MongoDB - How to Read Documents — A foundational explainer on how to search for documents.

Lauren Schaefer (MongoDB, Inc.)

Auto Trader’s Tips for a 3-Step Atlas Migration — Auto Trader’s Principal Database Engineer describes how they successfully migrated their databases to MongoDB Atlas and Google Cloud Platform.

Marissa Jasso (MongoDB, Inc.)

MongoDB From Zero to Rock: 16 Most Important Commands to Start With — A run down of some important commands and queries.

Felipe Florencio Garcia beginner

lungoDB: A MongoDB-Compatible Embeddable Database and Toolkit for Go(lang) — Imagine something like SQLite but MongoDB flavored and aimed at Go developers. There are numerous possible use cases, well outlined in the README here.

Joël Gähwiler

🗓 Events

MongoDB.local – Toronto, Canada (November 21) — Single day event to learn about MongoDB tech, tools, and best practices.

MongoDB Atlas on Google Cloud Platform – London, UK (November 27) — MongoDB and Google Cloud are offering a free day of hands-on training to help you and your team use MongoDB Atlas.

IoT, Microservices & Cloud Done Right – Stockholm, Sweden (December 3) — Join MongoDB and Toyota Material Handling Group at this afternoon briefing.