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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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Percona How To: Field Names and Document Size in MongoDB

 | March 24, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

document size in MongoDB

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how shorter field names impact performance and document size in MongoDB. The MongoDB Manual Developer Notes state: Shortening field names reduce expressiveness and does not provide considerable benefit for larger documents and where document overhead is not of significant concern. Shorter field names do not lessen the size of indexes […]

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