Better Bulking for MongoDB 2.6 and Beyond

TL;DR: Be careful using the new Bulk API There are two new features in MongoDB 2.6 that offer potentially huge performance improvements — the new write protocol and the Bulk operations support in Mongo.shell (and other drivers).…

Elastic Deployments, now with MongoDB 2.6

We’re excited to announce today support for MongoDB 2.6. MongoDB 2.6 is one of the largest releases MongoDB, Inc. has ever issued — aptly calling it “a quantum leap forward” that builds upon five years of…

Security: MongoHQ response to OpenSSL “Heartbleed” Vulnerability

The Operations team at MongoHQ has been working diligently, since yesterday, to correct any exposure that our systems had to the OpenSSL “Heartbleed” vulnerability. We want to share our progress as well as steps that you…

Oplog: Tools and Libraries for All

As the final post in this short series on the oplog and what your applications can do with it now that MongoHQ’s Elastic Deployments give you access to it, we’ll look at the libraries (in various…

Two-Factor Authentication Made Authfully Easy

We’re excited to announce today that we’re taking Authful — our API for Two Factor Authentication (2FA), which we believe is the easiest way to implement 2FA — open source. Open source announcements can be greeted…