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MongoDB 3.4 Bundle Release: Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4, Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1, Percona Toolkit 3.0 with MongoDB

 | February 20, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Server for MySQL, Percona Toolkit, PMM

Percona Server for MongoDB

This blog post is the first in a series on our Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 bundle release. This release includes Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona Monitoring and Management, and Percona Toolkit. In this post, we’ll look at the features included in the release. We have a lot of great MongoDB content coming your way […]

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MongoDB Ransomware: Not Likely, But How Do You Know?

 | January 5, 2017 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security

MongoDB Ransomware

In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the concerns recently seen around MongoDB ransomware and security issues. Security blogs and magazines have recently been aflutter with the news that a hacker is stealing data from MongoDB instantiations and demanding bitcoins to get the data back. This sounds pretty bad at first glance, but […]

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MongoDB Troubleshooting: My Top 5

 | December 5, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MySQL error code 1215

In this blog post, I’ll discuss my top five go-to tips for MongoDB troubleshooting. Every DBA has a war chest of their go-to solutions for any support issues they run into for a specific technology. MongoDB is no different. Even if you have picked it because it’s a good fit and it runs well for […]

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MongoDB point-in-time backups made easy

 | September 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB point-in-time backups

In this blog post we’ll look at MongoDB point-in-time backups, and work with them. Mongodump is the base logical backup tool included with MongoDB. It takes a full BSON copy of database/collections, and optionally includes a log of changes during the backup used to make it consistent to a point in time. Mongorestore is the tool used […]

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Monitoring MongoDB with Nagios

 | July 27, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Monitoring MongoDB with Nagios

In this blog, we’ll discuss monitoring MongoDB with Nagios. There is a significant amount of talk around graphing MongoDB metrics using things like Prometheus, Data Dog, New Relic, and Ops Manager from MongoDB Inc. However, I haven’t noticed a lot of talk around “What MongoDB alerts should I be setting up?” While building out Percona’s […]

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MongoDB Consistent Backups

 | July 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB consistent backups

In this post, I’m going to discuss MongoDB consistent backups, and how to achieve them. You might have read before that MongoDB backup is not consistent. But what if I told you there is a tool that could make them consistent. What if this tool also would make it cluster-wide consistent, automatically compress the backup, become […]

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Call for Percona Live Europe MongoDB Speakers

 | July 12, 2016 |  Posted In: MySQL

InnoDB Troubleshooting

Want to become one of the Percona Live Europe MongoDB speakers? Read this blog for details. The Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam call for papers is ending soon and we are looking for MongoDB speakers! This is a great way to build your personal and company brands. It also provides you with a complimentary full conference […]

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MongoDB Security: Why pay for Enterprise when Open Source has you covered?

 | June 17, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Security

MongoDB Security

Does ensuring MongoDB security justify the cost of the Enterprise version? In my opinion, the answer is no. MongoDB Inc© blasted an email with a study showing that the average cost of a data breach can be $5.9M. You can find the key finding in IBM’s 2015 report here: NH Learning Solutions Key findings: Data breaches cost the most in the […]

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Why MongoRocks: Deprecating PerconaFT and MongoDB Optimistic locking

 | June 16, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

deprecating PerconaFT

In this post, we’ll discuss the rationale behind deprecating PerconaFT and embracing RocksDB. Why is Percona deprecating PerconaFT in favor of RocksDB? Many of you may have seen Peter Zaitsev’s recent post about Percona embracing RocksDB and deprecating PerconaFT. I’m going to shed a bit more light on the issues between the locking models for PerconaFT’s and […]

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Installing MongoDB 3.2 and upgrading MongoDB replica set

 | June 15, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MySQL Performance Optimization

In this post, we’ll examine a couple of ways for upgrading MongoDB replica set. With the release of MongoDB 3.2, comes a rash of new features and improvements. One of these enhancements is improved replica sets. From MongoDB: “A replica set in MongoDB is a group of mongod processes that maintain the same data set. […]

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