Author - Akira Kurogane

MongoDB 4.4 Is Coming Out Soon – What Does the Code Tell Us?

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I’ve been involved with MongoDB for quite a while now. I follow it from the code and I’ve been reviewing the changes in the 4.3 development version, plus the recent 4.4 release candidate versions rc0 – rc7.
There are a few thousand github commits, but at the human scale, you’d say 100 ~ 200 things […]

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Percona Backup for MongoDB v1.2 Released

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Percona Backup for MongoDB v1.2 is out! In a nutshell it offers (much) faster compression choices, backup cancellation, and assorted convenience features such as a universal backup deletion command and progress logging.
And, for the DBAs out there in the field, we’ve added a whole extra binary (pbm-speed-test) that will give a quick way to […]

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A MongoDB Prototype With New Heterogeneous-Memory Storage Engine (Hse)

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Introducing a new MongoDB Storage Engine
Q. What is the Heterogeneous-memory Storage Engine?
A key value store library developed (and open-sourced) by Micron that will work with any normal storage but works especially well with emerging SSDs or NVDIMMS (or other Storage Class Memory) that have faster even NVM media in them (Bleeding-edge NAND, or Optane […]

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Tactics to Scale Down Your MongoDB Deployment

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“Get big fast” was a mantra in the second eCommerce boom. MongoDB’s success during its startup years was due in large part to being the best database to support that.
But maybe, after your growth years, the data’s rent bill has become a little high? Big data was nice, but you absorbed a lot of […]

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