#76 — July 29, 2020

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Introducing the New MongoDB Shell — MongoDB has introduced the first beta of the new MongoDB Shell (mongosh), a shell designed to be extensible, to support all the new MongoDB platform features coming out, and embeddable, so it can be used in other tools such as VS Code.

Massimiliano Marcon (MongoDB)

HSBC Moves From 65 Relational Databases Into One Global MongoDB Database — HSBC Bank, one of the world’s leading financial institutions, is simplifying its data model by running its applications on MongoDB.

Derek du Preez

Three Lessons from Seven Years of Building a GUI for MongoDB — How do you build a tool for the whole team? Scratch, listen, then sweat the small stuff.

Studio 3T

Popular Heroku MongoDB Addon Being Shut Down — mLab, acquired by MongoDB Inc. last year, is shutting down its Heroku add-on on November 10, 2020. If you’re using MongoDB on Heroku, be sure to check this doesn’t affect you. Atlas is the future.


Ask HN: Do You Still Use MongoDB? — This Hacker News discussion really took off. Of course, a lot of criticisms of MongoDB here but plenty of plus points too. Worth a skim.

Hacker News

Evergreen: A Distributed Continuous Integration System from MongoDB — Built by MongoDB to test MongoDB, but it’s written in Go and dynamically allocates hosts to run tasks in parallel across many machines.


Announcing the 1.0 Release of the Official MongoDB Swift Driver

Kaitlin Mahar (MongoDB)