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MongoDB Security: Using LDAP Authentication

 | November 6, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security

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

and  | October 17, 2017 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, Hardware and Storage, Insight for DBAs, 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). Register Now In this webinar, we will talk about how to scale with MongoDB, up to thousands of writes and reads per second. What are […]

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MongoDB Authentication and Roles: Creating Your First Personalized Role

 | May 17, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MongoDB, Security

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

 | March 15, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB


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

 | March 7, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, Insight for Developers, MongoDB

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

 | January 13, 2017 |  Posted In: Insight for DBAs, MongoDB

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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Securing MongoDB Instances

 | December 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

In this blog post we’ll look at how to go about securing MongoDB instances. Authentication is one of the most important features of a database, and MongoDB supports it in different ways. Although it allows you to work without any authentication, the best practice is to enable authentication and give users only the permissions they […]

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