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Percona Live featured talk with Kat Styons – Shifting the Paradigm: MongoDB and the MEAN Stack

 | February 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Welcome to the next installment of our talks with Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 speakers! In this series of blogs, we’ll highlight some of the speakers that will be at this year’s conference, as well as discuss the technologies and outlooks of the speakers themselves. Make sure to read to the end to get a special Percona […]

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Myth Busting: MongoDB Scalability (it scales!)

 | February 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB Scalability

Recently I was talking with Tim Sharp, one of my colleagues from our Technical Account Manager team about MongoDB’s scalability. While doing some quick training with some of the Percona team, Tim brought something to my attention: he mentioned to me that several customers he has been in contact with have been telling him that “MongoDB […]

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MongoDB, security, and how not to get stung

 | February 18, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB security

In a recent article over at The Inquirer, Microsoft got roundly savaged for a database security leak. Apparently their third-party database operator didn’t correctly secure the backdoor to their “careers” database, leaving it open for anybody to ransack for personal information. When it was discovered (by a user), it was quickly acknowledged and remedied. So […]

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Setup a MongoDB replica/sharding set in seconds

 | January 28, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL

In the MySQL world, we’re used to playing in the MySQL Sandbox. It allows us to deploy a testing replication environment in seconds, without a great deal of effort or navigating multiple virtual machines. It is a tool that we couldn’t live without in Support. In this post I am going to walk through the different ways we […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 4)

and  | January 27, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

MongoDB

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: PerconaFT In this series of posts, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other: “A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The storage engine should […]

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Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016: news you need to know!

 | January 22, 2016 |  Posted In: Events and Announcements, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL

Percona Live

The Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is rapidly approaching, and we’re looking forward to providing an outstanding experience April 18-21 for all whom attend. Percona Live is the premier event for the rich and diverse open source community and businesses that thrive in the MySQL and NoSQL marketplaces. Attendees include DBAs, sysadmins, developers, architects, […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 3)

and  | January 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: RocksDB In this series of posts, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other: “A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The storage engine should […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 2)

and  | January 11, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines: WiredTiger In our last post, we discussed what a storage engine is, and how you can determine the characteristics of one versus the other. From that post: “A database storage engine is the underlying software that a DBMS uses to create, read, update and delete data from a database. The […]

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MongoDB revs you up: What storage engine is right for you? (Part 1)

and  | January 6, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Solutions Engineering

Differentiating Between MongoDB Storage Engines The tremendous data growth of the last decade has affected almost all aspects of applications and application use. Since nearly all applications interact with a database at some point, this means databases needed to adapt to the change in usage conditions as well. Database technology has grown significantly in the last […]

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