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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #103 (February 10, 2023): What Do UFOs Have to Do with MongoDB?

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Using the Node.js MongoDB Driver with AWS Lambda

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In this article, @joellord shows you how to write an AWS Lambda serverless function that connects to MongoDB Atlas to query some data and how to avoid common pitfalls that would cause poor performance.

Other Shout-Outs

➡️ Real-Time Location Tracking with Change Streams and by @ashiqsultan

➡️ Announcing the GA of the Realm Flutter SDK by Ian Ward

➡️ Build an App With Python, Flask, and MongoDB to Track UFOs by @shelby

➡️ Mastering the Advanced Features of the Data API with Atlas CLI by Arek Borucki

➡️ Optimizing Sharded Collections in MongoDB with Defragmentation by Matt Panton, Garaudy Etienne, and Ratika Gandhi

🗓️ Mark Your Calendars

Every month, all across the globe, we organize, attend, speak at, and sponsor events, meetups, and shindigs to bring the DevRel community together. Here’s what we’ve got cooking:

Lebanon MUG: February 11th 2023, 9:00am – 11:00am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
PHP UK: February 13th 2023, 3:30pm – February 16th 2023, 3:30pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Dallas MUG: February 15th 2023, 4:00pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Build & Design a Complete Airline Reservation System with MongoDB/Golang: February 18th 2023, 9:00am – 11:30am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
Munich MUG: February 23rd 2023, 9:30am, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
ng-India (Angular India): February 24th 2023, 6:30pm, (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time

Don't forget that there are also a few spots left for the Learn to MERN workshop at PHP UK in London next week, with @joellord.

Our Hyderabad MUG at Microsoft on February 4th was a HUGE success — over 120 people gathered! Big shout-out to Megha Arora who was the organizer and also a speaker.

Hyderabad MUG

Hyderabad MUG

Hyderabad MUG

Hyderabad MUG

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