Rakuten Loyalty to Host MongoDB Event for Boston Tech Community

Loyalty Technology Leader, Rakuten Loyalty, Hosts Event to Discuss the New Features and Exciting Changes of the Recent MongoDB 2.4 Release

Apr 24, 2013, 08:45 ET from Rakuten Loyalty

BOSTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyalty technology and monetization leader Rakuten Loyalty will be hosting an event for the Boston MongoDB Group at their office space in South Station on April 25, for the group's monthly meet up.  Director of Product Marketing at 10gen, Kelly Stirman, will give an overview of MongoDB with particular focus on the new Hash-based sharding feature in MongoDB 2.4. Rakuten Loyalty is excited to host the Boston chapter of MongoDB enthusiasts.

"At Rakuten Loyalty, we are very happy to have MongoDB as a major component in our application stack. It has opened up doors allowing us to analyze and proactively adjust upon real time trends," said Antoine Hage, Chief Technology Officer for Rakuten Loyalty. "Rakuten Loyalty's support and thought leadership in the Boston tech community are propelling us and our industry forward through communication and collaboration, and this event marks another step forward in this direction."

"We're pleased with the response so far from the community on MongoDB 2.4," said Kelly Stirman, Director of Product Marketing at 10gen. "Meet ups like the Boston event are a great opportunity for us to interact with users. These developers are passionate about our technology and offer great insight into features that will make the most impact in future iterations."

The new stable release follows the September 2012 release of MongoDB 2.2, and will contain key new features in addition to performance improvements and several bug fixes.

Some of the key features are highlighted below.

  • Hash-based Sharding
  • Capped Arrays
  • Text Search (Beta)
  • Geospatial Enhancements
  • Faster Counts
  • Working Set Analyzer
  • V8 JavaScript engine
  • Security

To learn more about the event and the MongoDB 2.4 release, visit http://www.meetup.com/Boston-MongoDB-User-Group/events/111364422/

About Rakuten Loyalty
Rakuten Loyalty is the inventor of the world's most innovative rewards acceleration platform - servicing the largest loyalty programs around the world. The Rakuten Loyalty team develops technology that gives loyalty program members the opportunity to earn rewards for their everyday online activity - opening up explosive new revenue opportunities for our clients and giving their members the opportunity to earn the rewards they love anywhere, anytime. Rakuten Loyalty is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten (JASDAQ: 4755).

About Rakuten
Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4755), is one of the world's leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal and media, online marketing and professional sports. Selected by Forbes as 7th among the World's Most Innovative Companies of 2012, Rakuten is expanding globally and currently has operations throughout Asia, Western Europe, and the Americas. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo, with over 10,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit http://global.rakuten.com/corp/.

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