MongoDB Matters

MongoDB is arguably today’s fastest-growing database technology and the most popular non- relational database. MongoDB has long been a favorite of web developers, but is increasingly being pulled into more mission-critical enterprise systems. In this column we’ll examine topics of significance to MongoDB developers and administrators and for those interested in MongoDB’s place in the modern database landscape.

Welcome to the inaugural MongoDB Matters column, which will appear six times a year in Database Trends and Applications. Over the past 8 years, we've seen a truly once-in-a-generation explosion of new database technologies which have challenged—if not overthrown—the dominance of the venerable relational database. Of all these upstart databases, MongoDB seemed to us to most deserve dedicated coverage because of its strong momentum and adoption.

Posted March 02, 2017