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MongoDB 3.2: elections just got better!

 | May 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB 3.2 elections

Introduction In this blog, we’ll review MongoDB 3.2 elections and how they work, as well as what is really new and different in the election protocol. MongoDB 3.2 revamped its election protocol for increased stability! Exciting times, with smarter and faster elections are here! With this latest release, you will find that replication (and the […]

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Webinar Tuesday, May 24: Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help

 | May 19, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Performance Schema

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Please join David Murphy on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 am PDT (UTC-7) as he presents “Understanding how your MongoDB schema affects scaling, and when to consider sharding for help.” David will discuss the pros and cons of a few MongoDB schema design patterns on a stand-alone machine, and then will look at how sharding […]

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Benchmark MongoDB with sysbench

 | May 13, 2016 |  Posted In: Benchmarks, MongoDB

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 […]

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Percona Live 2016: MongoDB Security

 | April 21, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016

It’s almost time for the closing remarks and passport prize give away at Percona Live 2016, but still the talks keep coming. I was able to quickly pop into a lecture on MongoDB Security with Stephane Combaudon, MySQL Consultant at Slice Technologies. Stephane went over some of the reported security issues with MongoDB and explained that MongoDB has good […]

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Percona Live 2016: Running MongoRocks in Production

 | April 20, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Live

Percona Live 2016 Igor Canadi

It’s been a long first day at Percona Live 2016, filled with awesome insight and exciting topics. I was able to get to one more lecture before calling quits. For the final talk I saw today I listened to Igor Canadi, Software Engineer at Facebook, Inc., discuss Running MongoRocks in Production. Facebook has been running MongoDB […]

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The final three Database Performance Team characters are . . .

 | April 16, 2016 |  Posted In: Percona Managed Services

Full team banner

The last email introduced two members of the Percona Database Performance Team: The Maven and The Specialist. Now we’re ready to reveal the identity of the final three team members. The Database Performance Team is comprised of our services experts, who work tirelessly every day to guarantee the performance of your database. Percona’s support team is […]

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Monitoring MongoDB Response Time

 | February 26, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB, Prometheus, Query Analytics

In this blog post, we’ll discuss how using Prometheus can help with monitoring MongoDB response time. I am currently comparing the performance of different storage engines on Percona Server for MongoDB, using a slightly customized version of Tim Callaghan’s sysbench-mongodb. Since I’m interested in measuring response time for database operations, I created a very simple exporter of response time […]

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Percona Back to Basics: MongoDB updates

 | February 25, 2016 |  Posted In: MongoDB

MongoDB Updates

Welcome to the first in a new series of MongoDB blogs. These blogs will cover a selection of topics, including: How-tos New release and new features Getting back to the basics Solutions from the field In this first blog, we’ll discuss MongoDB updates. You can use the update method to update documents in a collection. […]

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