Tag - MongoDB

MongoDB Backup Best Practices

MongoDB Backup Best Practices

In this blog, we will be discussing different backup strategies for MongoDB and their use cases, along with the pros and cons of each.
Why Take Backups?
Regular database backups are a crucial step in guarding against unintended data loss events. It doesn’t matter if you lose your data because of mechanical failure, a natural disaster, […]

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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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Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2 vs 4.4 in Python TPCC Benchmark

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.2 vs. 4.4

Following my previous blogs on py-tpcc benchmark for MongoDB, Evaluating the Python TPCC MongoDB Benchmark and Evaluating MongoDB Under Python TPCC 1000W Workload, and the recent release of Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4, I wanted to evaluate 4.2 vs 4.4 in similar scenarios.
Hardware Specs
For the client and server, I will use identical bare metal servers, connected via […]

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Webinar September 29: Learn About Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB

Learn About Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona Server for MongoDB

In this webinar, we will explore the Percona Kubernetes Operator for the Percona Server for MongoDB (PSMDB) database.
Kubernetes is a widely-deployed orchestration platform for container management.  Recently, more and more companies are moving towards containerized platforms to increase availability while lowering operational costs and utilize existing infrastructure. Percona has recognized this, and many companies […]

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Q & A on Webinar “Percona Server for MongoDB Data-at-Rest Encryption”

Percona Server for MongoDB Data-at-Rest Encryption

We really enjoyed presenting Percona Server for MongoDB’s data-at-rest encryption functionality. The webinar Percona Server for MongoDB Data-at-Rest Encryption was recorded and can be viewed here at any time. We had several great questions, which we would like to address with everyone and help further elaborate on the answers given during the webinar.
Q: Where […]

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