Leaving aside that this is a useful tool for both developers and ops people, it is also a very useful tool for 10gen to monitor and understand MongoDB adoption. A hosted monitoring system will provide 10gen with good insights into what kind of workloads and data sizes MongoDB is handling, not to mention details about frequent issues MongoDB users are facing. Last, but not least, with an SLA MMS could become a payed service or 10gen could license it to large MongoDB users that require this data to remain in-house. Smart move.
Original title and link: 10gen’s MongoDB Monitoring Service: Smart Move ( ©myNoSQL)