MongoDB adoption has exploded in the last few years, making it the leading NoSQL database. This widespread acceptance is largely due to its appeal among developers – MongoDB has many traits that make it the go-to option to rapidly develop applications.
MongoDB is taking the database world by storm. And at 11 a.m. PST/1 p.m. CST Wednesday, February 12, we’re hosting a webinar during which we’ll highlight the fundamentals of ObjectRocket, Rackspace’s managed service for MongoDB, and hear from two Rackspace customers, Appboy and Untappd, as they share their stories of MongoDB on the cloud.
MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database, incites a lot of passion on the web. There are some who love this schemaless database and others who think it’s overrun with challenges. We polled several of our Rackspace developers and operations engineers to find out what they think of MongoDB.
Smartphones and tablets have dramatically shifted the way we consume—and create—digital content. Information is instant. The length of time it takes web-based companies to attract a million users has sharply decreased for modern apps that catch the public’s imagination. What once took several months–even years–now takes just weeks.
In yesterday’s post I considered some of the limitations of running MongoDB on the public cloud. In the event that you decide to host MongoDB with a cloud provider, below are some thoughts on how to choose the right one. The framework is actually applicable to many other data services, but we will continue to use MongoDB for the discussion.