Fast Updates with MongoDB (update-in-place)
One nice feature with MongoDB is that updates can happen “in place” — the database does not have to allocate and write a full new copy of the object. This can be highly performant for frequent update use cases. For example, incrementing a counter is a highly efficient operation. We need not fetch the document from the server, we can simply send an increment operation...
Webinar recording posted
The recording of the webinar on MongoDB by Dwight Merriman (10gen) & Ian White (Business Insider) is available here: http://vivu.tv/portal/archive.jsp?flow=527-472-7945&id=1256920226675
10gen is looking for a full time Java developer
10gen, which provides commercial support for MongoDB, is hiring a Java developer to work full time on the JVM languages in NYC. This job entails maintenance and improvement of the Java driver, and also working with the JVM languages like scala and clojure. If you’re interested, you can send an email to info at 10gen dot com. If you’re really interested, you should submit a patch...
A prebuilt binary for Joyent (labeled “Solaris64”) is now available on the mongodb.org downloads page. See http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/Joyent for more information including an example of installation.