Tomasz Naumowicz
1307, 2017

Best Practices for UUID Data in MongoDB

By |July 13th, 2017|4 Comments

MongoDB and MongoDB drivers come with built-in support for the UUID data type. It’s very easy and convenient to start using UUID immediately, without having to review the BSON specification. In most cases you’ll most likely be fine. There are some scenarios however, where you might run into unexpected issues that are very [...]

Thomas Zahn
1207, 2017

How to Install Studio 3T (formerly MongoChef) on Linux

By |July 12th, 2017|6 Comments

We're glad you're choosing Studio 3T (formerly MongoChef) as your MongoDB client on Linux! Studio 3T is distributed as a gzipped tarball (.tar.gz). We follow a common directory pattern on Linux in that Studio 3T's root directory contains a “bin” folder that contains a runnable .sh file that starts Studio 3T. To install [...]

Yvonne Karwig
1207, 2017

MongoDB World 2017 – Awesome Event

By |July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The annual MongoDB conference was in Chicago last week. What a great event. First off, big hugs to all the MongoDB staffers who made it so memorable. After three days of standing and talking constantly, the free masseuse service was a brilliant and much appreciated touch. Equal thanks to everyone who dropped by [...]

Thomas Zahn
707, 2017

Adding and Modifying MongoDB Indexes with Studio 3T

By |July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Studio 3T (formerly MongoChef) makes it very easy to add and even modify existing MongoDB indexes. Let’s start by taking a look at adding a new index. MongoChef is now Studio 3T. Learn more HERE! Adding a New MongoDB Index In Studio 3T, connect to your MongoDB server. In the left-hand pane, [...]

Graham Thomson
2806, 2017

How to Diff MongoDB

By |June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

There are a number of situations where being able to conveniently analyse the differences between two database installations is extremely handy. For example, you have a problem with your production system, but all you know about it is that the problem lies somewhere in the database, but WHERE in the database? It worked [...]

Graham Thomson
2806, 2017

How to Handle Special Characters in MongoDB Collection Names

By |June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what constitutes a valid MongoDB collection name? According to this source, it’s: "any (UTF8) character(s) … which aren’t special (contains ".", or starts with "$")" The alert reader may now be struck by the following quandary: The MongoDB shell query language is JavaScript-based and collections are accessed as a [...]

Graham Thomson
1006, 2017

How to Query MongoDB Secondary Replica Set Members

By |June 10th, 2017|0 Comments

A common gotcha when first starting with MongoDB is that trying to query MongoDB secondary replica set members (secondaries) does not seem to work. MongoChef is now Studio 3T. Learn more HERE! For example, when issuing a simple query the user may be surprised to see errors such as: Error: error: { [...]

Yvonne Karwig
706, 2017

MongoDB World 2017

By |June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

With fewer than 3 weeks to go before MongoDB World 2017, the team at Studio 3T are busy! Not only are we getting ready to meet some amazing people again at our stand in Chicago on June 20th - 21st (come on over - we’re at booth 16), but we’ve just launched one of [...]

Thomas Zahn
2505, 2017

What’s New in Studio 3T 5.3

By |May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

We are very excited to announce the release of Studio 3T 5.3 for MongoDB! This is one of our largest releases yet. It is jam-packed with a whole bunch of new, fantastic features. MongoChef is now Studio 3T. Learn more HERE! Query MongoDB via SQL You can now leverage those SQL skills directly [...]

Thomas Zahn
2005, 2017

MongoDB Query and Updating Corner Cases

By |May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

First coming as a developer from a traditional RDBMS to a NoSQL database like MongoDB can be a truly liberating experience. For example, not being forced into a fixed schema and being able to dynamically add fields along the way as and where you need them is just fantastic. For me personally, another [...]

Graham Thomson
1905, 2017

How to Query MongoDB with SQL

By |May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

MongoDB provides so many fantastic features, there can be a lot to learn when getting started. A common frustration we see with newcomers, especially with those who are already familiar with another DB query language such as SQL, is in picking up the particulars of the MongoDB query language. e.g. the newcomers must [...]

Thomas Zahn
1104, 2017

What’s New in Studio 3T 5.2

By |April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

We are very excited to announce the release of Studio 3T 5.2 for MongoDB! In this release - as well as in the preceding point release 5.1.1 - we aimed for a good balance between adding popular new features and improving the overall UX of your favorite MongoDB client. MongoChef is now Studio [...]

Tomasz Naumowicz
1403, 2017

Robomongo has been acquired by 3T

By |March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

As you may already have seen, we’ve today announced that Robomongo has been acquired by 3T Software Labs (press release). So we wanted to share with the community who have contributed so much to Robomongo’s success the reasons behind this step and why we believe it is good thing for anyone using MongoDB [...]

Thomas Zahn
803, 2017

What’s New in Studio 3T 5.1

By |March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

We are very excited to announce the release of Studio 3T 5.1 for MongoDB! In this release we focused especially on improving performance and on making the UX of your favorite MongoDB client even more refined. MongoChef is now Studio 3T. Learn more HERE! Massive Speed-Up of Data Compare & Sync We [...]

Liana Nemes
802, 2017

What’s New in Studio 3T 5.0

By |February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Studio 3T is the new name of MongoChef and we are more excited than ever to announce the major release of Studio 3T 5.0. In this release, we focused on improving the experience for those that are discovering Studio 3T and downloading it for the first time. Of course, we also added plenty of improvements [...]

Tomasz Naumowicz
802, 2017

3T MongoChef is now Studio 3T

By |February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Renaming popular and successful products is a fraught business. Everyone’s heard of famous fails like the ‘New Coke’ debacle, or the switch from the much-loved ‘Royal Mail’ in the UK to the breathtakingly bland ‘Consignia’ – a rebrand that became a re-re-brand when they quickly reverted to ‘Royal Mail’. Even Australia’s proudest [...]

Anthony Dillon
1601, 2017

New MongoDB Aggregation Pipeline Operators in Studio 3T

By |January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

MongoDB 3.4 has brought out a number of new, very useful aggregation operators for both recursive search ($graphLookup), and faceted search ($bucket, $bucketAuto, $facet, $sortByCount). See below for a brief explanation of each new operator. And of course, both IntelliShell and the Studio 3T aggregation builder fully support the new additions. OPERATOR DESCRIPTION $bucket [...]

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