Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

MongoDB Index Types, How, When and Where Should They be Used?

MongoDB Index Types, How, When and Where Should They be Used?

 26 April - 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM @ Room 209
Experience level: 
25 minutes conference


MongoDB has 12 index types. Do you know how each works, or when each should be used. This talk is about arming you with this knowledge as well as understanding how the index impact performance, storage, and even sharding of your data. We will also talk about what are some solid index operational practices, and some settings around things like TTL you might not know exist but will make you a Rock Star!


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Adamo Tonete

Senior Technical Engineer , Percona


Adamo joined Percona in 2015, after working as a MongoDB/MySQL Database Administrator for three years. As the main database member of a startup, he was responsible for suggesting the best architecture and data flows for a worldwide company in a 7/24 environment. Before that, he worked as a Microsoft SQL Server DBA for a large e-commerce company, mainly on performance tuning and automation. Adamo has almost eight years of experience working as a DBA, and in the past three years, he has moved to NoSQL technologies without giving up relational databases.

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