The Long-Awaited MongoDB 4.2 GA Has Landed

MongoDB 4.2 GA

At Percona we’ve been tracking the upstream releases from MongoDB Inc. closely and, like many of you, are happy that MongoDB is finally available in its General Availability 4.2.0 version.
It is time for MongoDB Community users to start using 4.2 in their testing, QA, and pre-production staging environments. As with many products, the first […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20 Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20 on August 9, 2019. Download the latest version from the Percona website or the Percona software repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.4 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.4 protocols and drivers.
Percona […]

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MongoDB: Impact-free Index Builds using Detached ReplicaSet Nodes

MongoDB Impact-free Index Builds

Creating an index on a MongoDB collection is simple; just run the command CreateIndex and that’s all there is to it. There are several index types available, and in a previous post, you can find the more important index types: MongoDB index types and explain().
The command is quite simple, but for MongoDB, building an […]

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Network (Transport) Encryption for MongoDB

Encryption for MongoDB

Why do I need Network encryption?
In our previous blog post MongoDB Security vs. Five ‘Bad Guys’ there’s an overview of five main areas of security functions.
Let’s say you’ve enabled #1 and #2 (Authentication, Authorization) and #4 (Storage encryption a.k.a. encryption-at-rest and Auditing) mentioned in the previous blog post. Only authenticated users will be connecting, […]

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PMM for MongoDB: Quick Start Guide

PMM for MongoDB

As a Solutions Engineer at Percona, one of my responsibilities is to support our customer-facing roles such as the sales and customer success teams, which affords me the opportunity to speak to many current and new customers who partner with Percona. I often find that many people are interested in Percona Monitoring and Management […]

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