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MongoDB Acquires WiredTiger Inc.

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MongoDB has announced the acquisition of WiredTiger Inc., an innovator in database storage engine technology. WiredTiger will contribute to the performance, scalability, and hardware efficiency of MongoDB for all users with the upcoming release, MongoDB 2.8. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MongoDB Recognized as “Challenger” in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant

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MongoDB has announced it is the only vendor, out of 25 vendors evaluated, to be positioned by Gartner Inc. in the “Challengers” quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems report.

MapR Partners with MongoDB, Certifies MongoDB Connector for Hadoop

MapR announced a partnership with MongoDB, a next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data.

MongoDB Lowers Operational Effort of Popular Database by 95 Percent

MongoDB today announced the general availability of major enhancements to MongoDB Management Service (MMS), its popular cloud service for managing the world’s fastest growing database ecosystem. MMS dramatically simplifies operations for MongoDB deployments of any size, reducing operational overhead by 95 percent for many operations.

MongoDB Named NoSQL Leader by Forrester Research

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MongoDB has announced it was named a Leader by Forrester Research Inc. in the report, “The Forrester Wave™: NoSQL Document Databases, Q3 2014.” Forrester evaluated 57 criteria including performance, scalability, security, integration, and high availability.

The Weather Channel Transitioning All Digital Properties to MongoDB

MongoDB today announced that weather.com, the online home of The Weather Channel brand, uses MongoDB to serve data for the company’s newest iOS and Android apps. The apps provide trusted, accurate weather data to more than 40 million users, including severe weather alerts to subscribers in affected geographic locations, in real time.

ExtraHop Introduces Open Data Stream Technology

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ExtraHop Networks, the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT operational intelligence, has announced Open Data Stream for MongoDB and Open Data Stream for Elasticsearch.

MongoHQ becomes “Compose”

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Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ announced that it now offers ElasticSearch as a service through its platform. In recognition of its expansion beyond MongoDB to being a multi-DBaaS vendor, the company has officially changed its name to “Compose,” and its website can now be accessed at www.Compose.io.

MongoHQ and GoGrid Offer Elastic MongoDB Deployment

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Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ announced that it has partnered with Open Data Services leader GoGrid to deliver its fully-managed platform to host and scale MongoDB databases through GoGrid’s 1-Button Deploy™ solution. The partnership will enable developers to run multiple big data evaluations on demand, fast and with a minimum investment of time or resources, and make it simple for developers, systems administrators and IT pros to retain control of their data in the cloud.

EnterpriseDB Extends Postgres Big Data Capacity with MongoDB Hadoop Extensions

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EnterpriseDB (EDB), a leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, has announced the first release of two new extensions that expand PostgreSQL’s ability to seamlessly integrate information from big data and NoSQL-only solutions.