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MongoDB 3.2: elections just got better!

 | May 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Introduction In this blog, we’ll review MongoDB 3.2 elections and how they work, as well as what is really new and different in the election protocol. MongoDB 3.2 revamped its election protocol for increased stability! Exciting times, with smarter and faster elections are here! With this latest release, you will find that replication (and the […]

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Webinar Tuesday, May 24: Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help

 | May 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Performance Schema

Please join David Murphy on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) as he presents “Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help.” David will discuss the pros and cons of a few MongoDB schema design patterns on a stand-alone machine, and then will look at how sharding […]

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Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

 | May 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MongoDB

Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to benchmark MongoDB with sysbench. In an earlier post, I mentioned our use of sysbench-mongodb (via this fork) to run benchmarks of MongoDB servers. I now want to share our work extending sysbench to make it work with MongoDB. If you’re not familiar with sysbench, it’s a great project developed […]

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Dealing with Jumbo Chunks in MongoDB

 | April 11, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

Jumbo Chunks in MongoDB

In this blog post, we will discuss how to deal with jumbo chunks in MongoDB. You are a MongoDB DBA, and your first task of the day is to remove a shard from your cluster. It sounds scary at first, but you know it is pretty easy. You can do it with a simple command: […]

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MongoDB at Percona Live: A Special Open Source Community Discount

 | March 31, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Percona Live

12 Days Until Percona Live

We want MongoDB at Percona Live! One of the main goals of the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016 is celebrating and embracing the open source community. The community’s spirit of innovation, expertise and competition has produced incredible software, hardware, processes and products. The open source community is a diverse and powerful collection of companies, […]

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