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Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

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 by Alexey […]

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Creating Geo-Enabled applications with MongoDB, GeoJSON and MySQL

Creating Geo-Enabled applications with MongoDB, GeoJSON and MySQL

This blog post will discuss creating geo-enabled applications with MongoDB, GeoJSON and MySQL.
Introduction
Recently I published a blog post about the new GIS features in MySQL 5.7. Today I’ve looked into how to use MongoDB (I’ve tested with 3.0 and 3.2, with 3.2 being much faster) for the same purpose. I will also talk about GIS […]

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MongoDB at Percona Live: A Special Open Source Community Discount

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, organizations […]

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Percona How To: Field Names and Document Size 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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