Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

MongoDB Operations and Troubleshooting

MongoDB Operations and Troubleshooting

 24 April - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Ballroom G
Experience level: 
3 hours tutorial
Tools and Techniques


MongoDB works well for people, but when it has issues the number one question is "where should I go to solve a problem?" We will be taking people through: -Example Segfaults -Reading of the error logs -Making sense of Server Status and each engines metrics -Understanding currentOp -Explaining how the sharding system works pre and post 3.4 -Ongoing analysis and maintenance recommendations for sharded setups. -How to debug what went wrong in a migration of data -Understanding how cursors work with replica sets and mongos -Choosing the right engine -Choosing the right backup method -Backup process best practices and available tooling


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David Murphy

MongoDB Practice Manager, Percona


David is the Practice Manager for MongoDB at Percona. Prior to that he was one of the early memeber for ObjectRocket the leader in DBaaS for MongoDB specializing in performance. Prior to this he was a Database Architect as Electronic Arts , the game producer and help various systems, networking and development roles. His work includes things like sharding, distributed systems, tool building, very large-scale issues, and high performance MongoDB architecture and design. As a speaker he prefers to focus on solutions in the real world to issues, to this point he tries to regularly publish code to help everyone use his solutions or have ideas to inspire their own.Additionally he is a Mongo Master Alumni and core code contributor to MongoDB and other open source technologies.

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Kim Wilkins

Principal Engineer Databases, Rackspace


Kimberly Wilkins is an ObjectRocket's Principal Engineer/Database Denizen having over 16 years working on various database platforms primarily with Oracle databases and associated products (RAC, Enterprise Manager, Exadata, GoldenGate). She has worked at ObjectRocket by Rackspace for the last 2 years supporting the MongoDB NoSQL practice area helping customers large and small with their MongoDB implementations and problems.Before that she worked on databases and apps for an early online auto auction site, re-architected multiple enterprise environments to Linux, deployed RAC (early and later versions), and worked closely with storage systems. One notable fun project was re-engineering the database and storage infrastructure 6 months before launch for SWTOR- Star Wars The Old Republic MMO game. In her sparsely indexed spare time she enjoys wine, food, and embracing a variety of knowledge from all sources - currently involving Hadoop Spark, and its peripherals. Link to video of Kim presenting on Running MongoDB at Scale for Rackspace :: Solve New York May 7, 2015: Contact Information:, @dba_denizen

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