|By Liz McMillan||
|March 11, 2014 04:13 PM EDT||
MongoDB's open source document database has helped various archives and data systems to digitize Britian's history including The National Archives First World War diaries.
The documents have now been made available digitally to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform allowing more people to explore the diaries. The archive scales to many terabytes of data and will continue to grow as more is digitized and made available to the public. MongoDB's built-in horizontal scalability enables the Platform to scale to meet these demands and uses the rich querying capability of the database for search and filtering.
Former Defense Secretary, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP said, "It is vital, as we remember the terrible human cost of World War I, to fully understand both the political and cultural conditions that pertained at the time. This archive will allow future generations to see the conflict from a new range of perspectives which can only aid their understanding."
Joe Morrissey, VP of EMEA, MongoDB said, "The National Archives is home to a wealth of British history and this data is now readily available, easily searchable and open to all. Increasingly open source database technologies are playing a critical role in information sharing, allowing future generations to understand and explore the sacrifices made during the First World War.
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