10gen – the company behind the open source document-oriented MongoDB database – and Red Hat announced an integrated offering that they say extends its security.
MongoDB has had more than 4 million downloads, 50,000 Online Education registrations, 15,000 MongoDB User Group (MUG) members and 10,000 attendees at MongoDB global events in 2012.
10gen and Red Hat have integrated MongoDB’s security management capabilities with the Identity Management features included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As a result, IT departments now have access to centralised user, password and certificate management, the companies said, and are empowered to provide secure MongoDB deployments that are integrated into their back office infrastructure.
"By integrating MongoDB with Red Hat’s proven security infrastructure, we are adding an additional layer of protection on top of MongoDB, which is important to many of our customers, particularly within financial services and federal government," said Max Schireson, CEO at 10gen. "10gen’s collaboration with Red Hat is a nice step forward for our company, customers and the overall NoSQL community."