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Announcing PyMongo 2.8 and Motor 0.4


I'm delighted to announce that Bernie Hackett released PyMongo 2.8 yesterday, and I released Motor 0.4 today. They support features in the upcoming MongoDB release, which will be named MongoDB 3.0.

More information about PyMongo 2.8 is in my post about the release candidate from November.

MMS Release Notes , January 27 2015

This iteration we were mostly wrapping up the QA of Ops Manager 1.6 - Ops Manager 1.6 will include automation, a Windows build (backup and monitoring only), as well as an Automation API and will be releasing alongside MongoDB 3.0.

Customers will be happy to know that 2 Factor Authentication is now optional for users - you can try out the MongoDB Management Service for free without sharing your phone number with us.

Also added in this release were tons of new automation features:

  • AWS cross-account access during server provisioning instead of using API Keys
  • Provisioning of EBS Encrypted Volumes and EPS optimized instances
  • We also now support the c4 instance types, allow provisioning across ...

Lessons Learned – Benchmarking NoSQL on the AWS Cloud (AerospikeDB and Redis)

In this post I’ll summarize what I learned from running benchmark tests on virtual machines on the AWS Cloud with the Aerospike team and also as I validated their test results independently. I’ll also discuss benchmarking techniques & results for this … Continue reading

Amazon DynamoDB Update – Online Indexing & Reserved Capacity Improvements

Developers all over the world are using to build applications that take advantage of its ability to provide consistent low-latency performance. The developers that I have talked to enjoy the flexibility provided by DynamoDB’s schemaless model, along with the ability to scale capacity up and down as needed.  They also benefit from the DynamoDB Reserved […]

Come to Compose: Import your data from anywhere

Along with the arrival of Rapid Restore, we also took the opportunity to replace the “Clone” option on Compose with a new “Import” feature which could bring data into a Compose MongoDB instance from an internal or external database. We’ve replaced the old cloning process, copying the entire database – indexes and all, as it’s…