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It wasn’t too long ago that developers and database administrators answered with a simple “no, thank you” when asked about implementing any database on virtualized or cloud environments. The state of database-as-a-service solutions has come a long way in a relatively short period of time. Today, the number of choices available to developers in the data services tier has exploded.
We recently caught up with Chris Lalonde, Co-Founder of ObjectRocket, to talk about MongoDB and ObjectRocket’s MongoDB database-as-a-service solution. Here are excerpts from that interview.
This is a guest post written and submitted by Greg Avola, CTO, Co-Founder and Developer at Untappd, an ObjectRocket customer. Untappd is a mobile app that allows you to socially share the brew you’re currently enjoying, as well as where you’re enjoying it, with your friends.
We recently caught up with Chris Lalonde, Co-Founder of ObjectRocket, to talk about MongoDB and ObjectRocket’s MongoDB database-as-a-service solution. Here are excerpts from that interview.
I started writing small web applications in the late 90s. I came from a traditional relational database background, relying heavily on one of the most popular open source solutions, MySQL. After seeing a lot of online discussion around non-relational databases, and having talked to a number of customers looking for help with MongoDB, I knew that it was time to learn something new and get my feet wet with non-relational databases. Here are some of the steps I took and resources I used to learn MongoDB.
We recently caught up with Chris Lalonde, Co-Founder of ObjectRocket, to talk about MongoDB and ObjectRocket’s MongoDB database-as-a-service solution. Here are excerpts from that interview.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Jon Hyman, CIO and co-founder of Appboy, an ObjectRocket customer. Appboy is a customer engagement platform for mobile apps.
Choosing a platform and a cloud model is an important decision for your business. While the public cloud is a powerful technology, it’s not always the best fit for every workload. That’s where the hybrid cloud comes in.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Ken Fromm, vice president of business development at Iron.io, a Rackspace Cloud Tools partner. Iron.io’s IronMQ is a scalable cloud-based message queue for building distributed cloud applications quickly and operating at scale.
ObjectRocket, the industrial strength MongoDB database-as-a-service company that we acquired in February, is now available in our Chicago data center. This means you can now use ObjectRocket as part of your Rackspace deployments.
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