Tableau certified the MongoDB Connector for BI

MongoDB Enterprise Advanced now certified by Tableau as a named connector
17 August 2017   579

MongoDB has partnered with Tableau, one of the global leaders in visual analytics, to announce MongoDB Connector for BI is now certified by Tableau as a named connector. Now users can visually analyze rich, JSON-like data structures associated with modern applications directly in MongoDB Enterprise Advanced. This is reported by the official MongoDB website. 

Data is a modern software team's greatest asset, so it needs to be easy for them to both store and visualize it in performant, flexible and scalable ways. With Tableau's certification of the MongoDB Connector for BI, executives, business analysts and data scientists can benefit from both the engineering and operational advantages of MongoDB, and the insights that Tableau's powerful and intuitive BI platform make possible.

Eliot Horowitz
CTO, MongoDB.

MongoDB’s platform addresses the performance, scalability, agility and reliability demands of modern applications while maintaining the core capabilities of legacy databases.

MongoDB Connector for BI, whcih is now certificated by the Tableau, gives customers insight to understand the data these modern applications generate with Tableau’s leading analytics platform. 

Social, mobile, rich web apps and other sources of modern applications that generate unstructured data are the future and it’s become business critical to provide best in class analytics to that data. By directly giving Tableau customers quick and insightful visual analysis of data stored in MongoDB, we are addressing a growing market need for our customers.

Todd Talkington
Director of Technology Partnerships at Tableau

This partnership and deep integration is the result of joint customer demand. 

How to integrate Microsoft Azure with MongoDB?

A step-by-step tutorial about how to integrate popular NoSQL database with cloud compluting service by Microsoft
17 August 2017   1240

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure) is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides software as a service (SAAS), platform as a service and infrastructure as a service and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.

What is MongoDB?

MongoDB (from humongous) is a free and open-source cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with schemas. MongoDB is developed by MongoDB Inc. and is free and open-source, published under a combination of the GNU Affero General Public License and the Apache License.

How to combine Microsoft Azure and MongoDB?

As announced at MongoDB World ‘17, MongoDB Atlas, the database-as-a-service provided by the creators of MongoDB, is now available on the three major public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure. 

Thru this tutorial, you will be guided thru these steps:

  • Set up your development environment
  • Create an Azure function in Visual Studio
  • Write MongoDB CRUD queries
  • Connect the Azure function to MongoDB Atlas
  • Test the Azure function locally
  • Deploy the Azure function to Microsoft Azure
  • Configure and test the Azure function running on Microsoft Azure