Author - Vinodh Krishnaswamy

Introduction to Docker and Using Percona Server for MongoDB

mongodb in docker containers

In this blog post, I’ll walk through using Docker containers and discuss the advantages of using them to run multiple versions of Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) instances in the same server. This is particularly useful for local testing. Lots of companies have started to use containers for their applications, due to the advantages […]

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Watch Webinar: Config Database (Shardings) Deep Dive

Deep Dive In the Config Database (Shardings)

Please join Percona’s Senior Support Engineer Vinodh Krishnaswamy as he presents Deep Dive In the Config Database (Shardings).
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In MongoDB, we know the Sharded Cluster can migrate chunks across the Shards and also route a query. But where is this information stored, and how is it used by MongoDB to maintain consistency […]

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Upcoming Webinar Thurs 1/31: Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0 Feature Walkthrough

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0 Feature Walkthrough

Please join Vinodh Krishnaswamy as he presents his talk, Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0 Feature Walkthrough on January 31st, 2019, at 6:00 AM PST (UTC-8) / 9:00 AM EST (UTC-5).

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Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database. Moreover, it is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0 Community Edition. […]

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MongoDB Engines: MMAPV1 Vs WiredTiger

review of MongoDB storaage MMAPv1 and WiredTiger

In this post, we’ll take a look at the differences between the MMAP and WiredTiger engines in MongoDB®. I’ve been asked this question by customers many times, and this blog is for you! We’ll tell you about the key features of these engines, then you can choose the right engine based on your requirement.
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MongoDB Backup: How and When To Use PSMDB hotbackup and mongodb_consistent_backup

mongodb backup

We have many backup methods to backup a MongoDB database using native mongodump or external tools. However, in this article, we’ll take a look at the backup tools offered by Percona, keeping in mind the restoration scenarios for MongoDB replicaSet and Sharded Cluster environments. We’ll explore how and when to use the tool mongodb-consistent-backup from […]

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