MongoDB Strengthens IBM Partnership, Adds Mainframe Support
Database developer MongoDB deepened its partnership with IBM by announcing support for Big Blue's mainframe systems.MongoDB today announced it has extended its partnership with IBM by announcing plans to offer support for MongoDB's products on IBM z Systems mainframe computers. The announcement comes as IBM has launched LinuxONE, a new portfolio of hardware, software and services solutions based on the z Systems mainframe that is designed for enterprise-grade Linux applications. MongoDB said its new support for IBM mainframes reflects the strong momentum for mission critical deployments of the MongoDB database. "MongoDB has become the world's fastest growing database by enabling organizations to effectively capitalize on the power of modern applications and data to gain a competitive advantage," said Dev Ittycheria, president and CEO of MongoDB, in a statement. "For years, the world's largest companies have run critical applications on IBM mainframes. Our move to support IBM z Systems is a testament to our commitment to our users and customers to make MongoDB available on all major platforms. With this announcement, organizations can now build and run modern, mission-critical applications on proven mainframe technologies." MongoDB is working closely with IBM to optimize MongoDB Enterprise Server for Linux on z Systems and the new LinuxONE Systems. As part of the agreement, MongoDB's global support and engineering organization will continue to collaborate with IBM to ensure business continuity for the companies' joint customers running MongoDB on IBM z Systems.
"We are constantly looking for best-of-class open source technologies to deploy on IBM z Systems," said Ross Mauri, general manager, IBM z Systems. "Now, organizations can combine the innovative features of MongoDB with the unmatched performance of the z Systems mainframe to create solutions with new levels of speed, scale and flexibility."