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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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The Value of Database Support

 | July 20, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Support

database support

In this post, I’ll discuss how database support is good for your enterprise. Years ago when I worked for the MySQL Support organization at the original MySQL AB, we spoke about MySQL Support as insurance and focused on a value proposition similar to that of car insurance. You must purchase car insurance before the incident […]

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Percona Live Europe, Amsterdam 2016: Speaking Gets You the Whole Community Event!

 | July 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, MySQL, Percona Live

Percona Live Europe Call for Papers

Come speak at Percona Live Europe, and get access to the entire conference. The Percona Live Open Source Database Performance Conference Europe 2016 is the premier event for the rich and diverse MySQL, MongoDB and ODBMS ecosystems in Europe. Attendees include DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, architects, CTOs, CEOs, and vendors from around the world. It’s a great […]

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MongoDB Data Durability

 | July 14, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB Data Durability

In this post, I want to talk about MongoDB data durability options across MongoDB versions. I consider a write durable if, once confirmed by the server, it becomes permanent at the node or cluster level (ignoring catastrophic failures like all nodes on a cluster failing at the same time). MongoDB lets you choose between different levels […]

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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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