Import CSV files into MongoDB

In my role at MongoDB, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to transform relational data models into efficient MongoDB document structures. My workflow is to import relational data as-is, and then use…

Connect to MongoDB Using the MySQL Shell

Using the MongoDB Connector for Business Intelligence, it is possible to interact with MongoDB using the MySQL Shell. The BI Connector is a SQL Connector for MongoDB. It translates SQL queries into aggregation pipelines and…

Running the MongoDB BI Connector Locally

NOTE: I’m assuming you have MongoDB running on your local machine without authentication. The BI Connector is a simple binary (mongosqld) that can connect to a MongoDB cluster, generate schema, and allow SQL-based clients, such…

The Buddha’s Awakening

In the Pali Canon we learn that shortly after the Buddha’s enlightenment , Gotama considered teaching and spreading his new-found understanding (Dhamma) to others. In this moment he concluded that human tendencies make the Dhamma…