Author - Adamo Tonete

Upcoming MongoDB Security Webinar November 8, 2017: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete as he presents MongoDB Security Webinars: Enhanced Security Using LDAP Authentication on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST (UTC-8).

Experience: Intermediate
Tags: SysAdmin, DBAs

In this webinar, we are going to demonstrate how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB in a secure replica-set […]

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MongoDB Security: Using LDAP Authentication

MongoDB Security

In this blog post, we’ll focus on MongoDB security and discuss how to configure Percona Server for MongoDB to authenticate a user with an LDAP server.
It is important to mention that Percona Server for MongoDB features LDAP authentication free of charge for everyone in all our versions. This feature is not available in the MongoDB Community versions. […]

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Webinar Wednesday, October 18, 2017: How to Scale with MongoDB

Scale with MongoDB

Join Percona’s Senior Technical Services Engineer Adamo Tonete as he presents How To Scale with MongoDB on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).
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In this webinar, we will talk about how to scale with MongoDB, up to thousands of writes and reads per second. What are the […]

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When Should I Enable MongoDB Sharding?

MongoDB Sharding

In this blog post, we will talk about MongoDB sharding and walk through the main reasons why you should start a cluster (independent of the approach you have chosen).
Note: I will cover this subject in my webinar How To Scale with MongoDB on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT […]

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MongoDB Indexing Types: How, When and Where Should They Be Used?

MongoDB Index Types

In this blog post, we will talk about MongoDB indexing, and the different types of indexes that are available in MongoDB.
Note: We are hosting a webinar on July 12, 2017, where I will talk about MongoDB indexes and how to choose a good indexing plan.
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that is document-oriented. NoSQL databases […]

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Last Resort: How to Use a Backup to Start a Secondary Instance for MongoDB

Backup to Start a Secondary

In this blog post, I’ll look at how you can use a backup to start a secondary instance for MongoDB.
Although the documentation says it is not possible to use a backup to start a secondary, sometimes this is the only possible way to start a new instance. In this blog post, we will explain how […]

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MongoDB Authentication and Roles: Creating Your First Personalized Role

MongoDB Authentication and Roles

In this blog post, we’ll walk through the native MongoDB authentication and roles, and learn how to create personalized roles. It is a continuation of Securing MongoDB instances.

As said before, MongoDB features a few authentication methods and built-in roles that offer great control of both who is connecting to the database and what they are allowed […]

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Upgrading to Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 from Previous Versions

MMAPv1

This post is another in the series on the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. In this blog post, we will walk through upgrading to Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 from a previous MongoDB version. We will highlight the important details to guarantee the successful completion of this task in your environment.
MongoDB 3.4 was just released, and […]

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How to Change MongoDB Storage Engines Without Downtime

MongoDB Storage Engines

This blog is another in the series for the Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. Today’s blog post is about how to migrate between Percona Server for MongoDB storage engines without downtime.
Today, the default storage engine for MongoDB is WiredTiger. In previous versions (before 3.2), it was MMAPv1.
Percona Server for MongoDB features […]

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MongoDB 3.4 Views

MariaDB ColumnStore

This blog post covers MongoDB 3.4 views, one of the more recent MongoDB features.
Views are often used in relational databases to achieve both data security and a high level of abstraction, making it easier to retrieve data. Unlike regular tables, views neither have a physical schema nor use disk space. They execute a pre-specified […]

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