MongoDB: Why Pay for Enterprise When Open Source Has You Covered?

MongoDB open source enterprise

A Spotlight on the Security of Your MongoDB Database
When Percona first published this blog in 2016, it was a refreshing comparison for important features of an enterprise-grade MongoDB deployment. But, comparing MongoDB Enterprise to Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) has become such a common topic for discussion with Percona’s customers (and future customers) that […]

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Migrating from DynamoDB into MongoDB

migrating from DynamoDB to MongoDB

Say you need to move from DynamoDB to MongoDB; what options do you have? Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, there are no available tools to do this easily.
In this post, we will explore the available options and discuss some of the potential issues and solutions.
Deciding on the Approach
A tutorial on the AWS […]

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Percona Backup for MongoDB v1.2 Released

percona backup mongodb 1.2

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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Is MongoDB the New Oracle?

MongoDB New Oracle

Billy Duberstein’s article, If You Invested $1000 in MongoDB’s IPO, This Is How Much Money You’d Have Now, illustrated how much money you would have made if you had invested in the MongoDB IPO — over five times what you bought in at!
Although that’s impressive, what was really striking was the reasoning behind why […]

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Real-Time Replication From DynamoDB to MongoDB

Replication From DynamoDB to MongoDB

Recently I’ve been faced with an interesting challenge. How can I replicate data, in real-time, from DynamoDB to MongoDB?
Why would I need real-time replication like that? For example:

Running on MongoDB different queries relying on different indexes
Having on MongoDB more fields or converted fields (you can do it during the replication) so you can use […]

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