5 Blogs to Read Before You Head to AWS re:Invent Next Month

October 23, 2016

This post is part of our Road to re:Invent series series. In the weeks leading up to AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas this November, we'll be posting about a number of topics related to running MongoDB in the public cloud.

Road to AWS re:Invent

Before you head to AWS re:Invent next month, we’ve pulled together our most popular blog posts about running MongoDB alongside different AWS solutions.

1. Virtualizing MongoDB on Amazon EC2 and GCE

As part of a migration to a cloud hosting environment, David Mytton, Founder and CTO of Server Density, did an investigation into the best ways to deploy MongoDB into two popular platforms, Amazon EC2, and Google Compute Engine.

In this two part series, we will review David’s general pros and cons of virtualization along with the challenges and methods of virtualizing MongoDB on EC2 and GCE.

Read the post >

2. Maximizing MongoDB Performance on AWS

You have many choices to make when running MongoDB on AWS: from instance type and security, to how you configure MongoDB processes and more. In addition, you now have options for tooling and management. In this post we’ll take a look at several recommendations that can help you get the best performance out of AWS.

Read the post >

3. Develop & Deploy a Node.js App to AWS Elastic Beanstalk & MongoDB Atlas

AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a service offered by Amazon to make it simple for developers to deploy and manage their cloud-based applications. In this post, Andrew Morgan will walk you through how to build and deploy a Node.js app to AWS Elastic Beanstalk using MongoDB Atlas.

Read the tutorial >

4. Oxford Nanopore Technologies Powers Real-Time Genetic Analysis Using Docker, MongoDB, and AWS

In this post, we take a look at how containerization, the public cloud, and MongoDB is helping a UK-based biotechnology firm track the spread of Ebola.

Get the full story >

5. Selecting AWS Storage for MongoDB Deployments: Ephemeral vs. EBS

Last but not least, take a look at what we were writing about this time last year as Bryan Reinero explores how to select the right AWS solution for your deployment.

Keep reading >

Want more?

We’ll be blogging about MongoDB and the cloud leading up to re:Invent again this year in our Road to re:Invent series. You can see the posts we’ve already published here.

Going to re:Invent?

The MongoDB team will be in Las Vegas at re:Invent 11/29 to 12/2. If you’re attending re:Invent, be sure to visit us at booth 2620!


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