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MongoDB $weeklyUpdate #89 (September 30, 2022): Bond... James Bond (And a Krispy Kreme Challenge)

The week is wrapping up. You know what that means…

🎉 Welcome to the MongoDB $weeklyUpdate! 🎉

Each week, we bring you the latest and greatest from our Developer Relations team — from blog posts and YouTube videos to meet-ups and conferences — so you don’t miss a thing.

💻 What’s Up on Dev Center?

Everything you see on Dev Center is by developers, for developers. This is where we publish articles, tutorials, quickstarts, and beyond. 🚀

Featured Post

How Queryable Encryption Can Keep James Bond Safe

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In this article, Ashni Mehta talks about setting up Queryable Encryption automatically and manually.

Other Shout-Outs

➡️ Analyzing Analyzers to Build the Right Search Index for Your App by @youoldmaid

➡️ Add US Postal Abbreviations to Your Atlas Search in 5 Minutes by Ksenia Samokhvalova and Amelia Short

🔦 MVP Spotlight: Veronica Cooley-Perry

Each week, we feature a member of our team or a brilliant partner we’re collaborating with. This week, get to know Veronica!

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Veronica is a Senior Community Manager at MongoDB.

Fun fact: "I've participated in the Krispy Kreme Challenge - where you run 2.5 miles, (attempt) to eat 12 Krispy Kreme donuts, and (attempt) to run 2.5 miles back to the starting line."

Pet peeve: "When people are rude to customer service representatives"

Be sure to say hi to Veronica on Twitter.

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🗓️ 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:

Prairie Dev Con Regina MUG October 3rd, 8:00am – 4th, 4:00pm, (GMT-07:00) PST
MongoDB at Confluent Current: October 04 - 05, Austin, TX
Dublin MUG October 5th, 10:00am – 12:30pm, (GMT-07:00) PST
Saint Louis MUG: Global Microservices at Scale October 6th, 2:30pm – 5:00pm (GMT-07:00) PST
Devoxx Belgium October 9th, 11:00pm – 14th, 8:00am, (GMT-07:00) PST
Munich MUG: Celebrate Oktoberfest October 17th, 9:00am – 11:30am, (GMT-07:00) PST
MongoDB @ Datadog Dash 2022: October 18 - 19, NYC
MongoDB Day Seoul 2022: October 18 - 19, Seoul
MongoDB .local San Francisco: October 20, San Francisco, CA
MongoDB @ Money20/20 USA: October 23 - 26, Las Vegas, NV
DACH MUG October 25th 2022, 8:00am – 9:30am, (GMT-07:00) PST
Texas Telecom Day with MongoDB: October 26, Dallas, TX
IBM Webcast: Automating MongoDB Deployments on Mainframes October 26th, 5:30am, PST
MongoDB .local Dallas: October 27, Dallas, TX

🎙️ Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

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