Rakuten Loyalty to Host MongoDB Event for Boston Tech Community

       Rakuten Loyalty to Host MongoDB Event for Boston Tech Community

Loyalty Technology Leader, Rakuten Loyalty, Hosts Event to Discuss the New
Features and Exciting Changes of the Recent MongoDB 2.4 Release

PR Newswire

BOSTON, April 24, 2013

BOSTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyalty technology and monetization
leader Rakuten Loyalty will be hosting an event for the Boston MongoDB Group
at their office space in South Station on April 25, for the group's monthly
meet up. Director of Product Marketing at 10gen, Kelly Stirman, will give an
overview of MongoDB with particular focus on the new Hash-based sharding
feature in MongoDB 2.4. Rakuten Loyalty is excited to host the Boston chapter
of MongoDB enthusiasts.

"At Rakuten Loyalty, we are very happy to have MongoDB as a major component in
our application stack. Ithas opened up doors allowing us to analyze and
proactively adjust upon real time trends," said Antoine Hage, Chief Technology
Officer for Rakuten Loyalty. "Rakuten Loyalty's support and thought leadership
in the Boston tech community are propelling us and our industry forward
through communication and collaboration, and this event marks another step
forward in this direction."

"We're pleased with the response so far from the community on MongoDB 2.4,"
said Kelly Stirman, Director of Product Marketing at 10gen. "Meet ups like the
Boston event are a great opportunity for us to interact with users. These
developers are passionate about our technology and offer great insight into
features that will make the most impact in future iterations."

The new stable release follows the September 2012 release of MongoDB 2.2, and
will contain key new features in addition to performance improvements and
several bug fixes.

Some of the key features are highlighted below.

  oHash-based Sharding
  oCapped Arrays
  oText Search (Beta)
  oGeospatial Enhancements
  oFaster Counts
  oWorking Set Analyzer
  oV8 JavaScript engine

To learn more about the event and the MongoDB 2.4 release, visit

About Rakuten Loyalty
Rakuten Loyalty is the inventor of the world's most innovative rewards
acceleration platform - servicing the largest loyalty programs around the
world. The Rakuten Loyalty team develops technology that gives loyalty program
members the opportunity to earn rewards for their everyday online activity -
opening up explosive new revenue opportunities for our clients and giving
their members the opportunity to earn the rewards they love anywhere, anytime.
Rakuten Loyalty is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten (JASDAQ: 4755).

About Rakuten
Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4755), is one of the world's leading Internet service
companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services
including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card,
e-money, portaland media, online marketing and professional sports. Selected
by Forbes as 7th among theWorld's Most Innovative Companies of 2012,Rakuten
is expanding globally and currently has operations throughout Asia, Western
Europe, and the Americas. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo,
with over 10,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

SOURCE Rakuten Loyalty

Website: http://www.rakutenloyalty.com
Contact: Alex Rafferty, Rakuten Loyalty, 617-502-8949,
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