MongoDB 101: 5 Configuration Options That Impact Security (And How to Set Them)

MongoDB Security

As with any database platform, MongoDB security is of paramount importance to keeping your data safe.  MongoDB and other data platforms like Redis and Elasticsearch are often in the news for data breaches because of misconfigured settings in the database.  So how do you keep you and your company’s data from being compromised and […]

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MongoDB Backup Best Practices

MongoDB Backup Best Practices

Why Take Backups?
Regular database backups are a crucial part of guarding against unintended data loss events. They are even more important for the restoration and continuation of business operations.
In this blog, we will be discussing different backup strategies and their use cases along with Pros and Cons and a few other tips.
Generally, there are […]

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Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management 2.10.0

Grafana 7 Arrives with Percona Monitoring and Management

As you may know, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is based on Grafana, and all our frontend applications are either Grafana plugins or dashboards.
We’ve just released PMM version 2.10 and it includes a lot of improvements and new functionality. In this article, I would like to highlight some. They are quite important for users […]

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Percona Customer Portal and Your New, Free User Account

Percona Customer Portal

Google, Microsoft, and Apple have it. So do open source organizations like MongoDB, Red Hat, and SUSE. What do all these companies provide? A customer portal that enables anyone to create an identity with the company. To date, Percona hasn’t had a customer portal with a free user account –  but that’s about to […]

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MongoDB 4.4 Performance Regression: Overwhelmed by Memory

MongoDB 4.4 Performance Regression

There is a special collection of database bugs when the system starts to perform worse when given more resources. Examples of such bugs for MySQL I have:
Bug #15815 – This is where InnoDB on an 8-CPU system performed worse than on a 4-CPU system with increased concurrency.
Bug #29847 – This is a similar bug […]

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