Percona Server for MongoDB

MongoDB Replica Set Scenarios and Internals – Part II (Elections)

mongodb node election to primary

In this blog post, we will walk through the internals of the election process in MongoDB®, following on from a previous post on the internals of the replica set. You can read Part 1 here.
For this post, I am refer to the same configurations we discussed before.
Elections: As the term suggests, in MongoDB there is a […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.22-3.13 Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.2.22-3.13 on January, 16 2019. Download the latest version from the Percona web site or the Percona Software Repositories.
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 3.2 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.2 protocols and drivers.
Percona […]

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Percona Toolkit 3.0.13 Is Now Available

percona toolkit

Percona announces the release of Percona Toolkit 3.0.13 for January 9, 2019.
Percona Toolkit is a collection of advanced open source command-line tools, developed and used by the Percona technical staff, that are engineered to perform a variety of MySQL®, MongoDB® and system tasks that are too difficult or complex to perform manually. With over 1,000,000 downloads, […]

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MongoDB Engines: MMAPV1 Vs WiredTiger

review of MongoDB storaage MMAPv1 and WiredTiger

In this post, we’ll take a look at the differences between the MMAP and WiredTiger engines in MongoDB®. I’ve been asked this question by customers many times, and this blog is for you! We’ll tell you about the key features of these engines, then you can choose the right engine based on your requirement.
In […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB Authentication Using Active Directory

authentication

This article will walk you through using the SASL library to allow your Percona Server for MongoDB instance to authenticate with your company’s Active Directory server. Percona Server for MongoDB includes enterprise level features, such as LDAP authentication, audit logging and with the 3.6.8 release a beta version of data encryption at rest, all […]

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Using Partial and Sparse Indexes in MongoDB

MongoDb using partial sparse indexes

In this article I’m going to talk about partial and sparse indexes in MongoDB® and Percona Server for MongoDB®. I’ll show you how to use them, and look at cases where they can be helpful. Prior to discussing these indexes in MongoDB in detail, though, let’s talk about an issue on a relational database like […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.4-1 GA Is Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the GA release of Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0.4-1 on December 18, 2018. Download the latest version from the Percona website or the Percona software repositories.
Date: December 18, 2018
Download: Percona website
Installation: Installing Percona Server for MongoDB
Percona Server for MongoDB is an enhanced, open source, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.0 Community Edition. […]

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MongoDB Backup: How and When To Use PSMDB hotbackup and mongodb_consistent_backup

mongodb backup

We have many backup methods to backup a MongoDB database using native mongodump or external tools. However, in this article, we’ll take a look at the backup tools offered by Percona, keeping in mind the restoration scenarios for MongoDB replicaSet and Sharded Cluster environments. We’ll explore how and when to use the tool mongodb-consistent-backup from […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator Is Now Available as an Early Access Release

Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator

Percona announces the early access release of Percona XtraDB Cluster Operator.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. These handy utilities can help you save time and effort.
Percona software builds located in the PerconaLabs and Percona-QA repositories are not officially released software, and also aren’t […]

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Percona Server for MongoDB Operator Is Now Available as an Early Access Release

Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona announces the early access release of Percona Server for MongoDB Operator.
Note: PerconaLabs and Percona-QA are open source GitHub repositories for unofficial scripts and tools created by Percona staff. These handy utilities can help you save time and effort.
Percona software builds located in the PerconaLabs and Percona-QA repositories are not officially released software, and also […]

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