back to article MongoDB's Atlas shrugs, with all NoSQL biz's customer growth resting on its shoulders

NoSQL database slinger MongoDB bragged about winning conservative customers from legacy vendors as it reported another quarter of increasing revenues – but also saw operating and net losses increase. The New York firm, which went public about a year ago, reported results for the three months to 31 October 2018 last night. It …

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Most of what's wrong in the world in two words: sales team.

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Lol at Ayn Rand reference, but...

...Have you read Atlas Shrugged? I have, it's the most terrible twaddle. Shame its often cited as the second most influential book in the USA of America after The Word of Gaad.

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Re: Lol at Ayn Rand reference, but...

I have, it's the most terrible twaddle.

You have my sympathy! But when has badly written bullshit been a hindrance to becoming a bestseller? Take the Da Vinci Code, for example. Or the shelves of self-help and diet tomes that America seems to thrive on.

Rand's biography (escape from the Soviet Union to found a personality cult in the US) seems to fascinate some. But basically they also provide justification for libertarian and capitalistic excess so I guess this means you'll be off Peter Thiel's Christmas list!

Mine's the one with the signed copy of The Art of the Deal in the pocket…

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Revenue and operating

Operating losses $29.1m, up 20 per cent year-on-year

Okay, "grew" less than revenue but I still don't like the look of it.

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Perhaps said view stems from a lack of ever endeavoring to build an enterprise with your own capital, blood, sweat, tears, and thus merely signing the backside of a paycheck?

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Only a pea-brained idiot would pay for MongoDB.

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