Tag - MongoDB

The Long-Awaited MongoDB 4.2 GA Has Landed

MongoDB 4.2 GA

Editor’s Note: The first version of this post contained a section criticizing what appeared to be a major regression concerning dropDatabase and movePrimary commands. It was found out that it was merely a documentation error in the MongoDB 4.2 release notes, which is now fixed: https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/DOCS-12474. The “(In)Stability” section is now removed.
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Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20 Now Available

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20

Percona announces the release of Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4.22-2.20 on August 9, 2019. Download the latest version from the Percona website 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 3.4 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 3.4 protocols and drivers.
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MongoDB: Impact-free Index Builds using Detached ReplicaSet Nodes

MongoDB Impact-free Index Builds

Creating an index on a MongoDB collection is simple; just run the command CreateIndex and that’s all there is to it. There are several index types available, and in a previous post, you can find the more important index types: MongoDB index types and explain().
The command is quite simple, but for MongoDB, building an […]

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Network (Transport) Encryption for MongoDB

Encryption for MongoDB

Why do I need Network encryption?
In our previous blog post MongoDB Security vs. Five ‘Bad Guys’ there’s an overview of five main areas of security functions.
Let’s say you’ve enabled #1 and #2 (Authentication, Authorization) and #4 (Storage encryption a.k.a. encryption-at-rest and Auditing) mentioned in the previous blog post. Only authenticated users will be connecting, […]

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