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Become a MongoDB DBA - Scaling and Sharding

Presented by Art van Scheppingen

Learn with this webinar how to plan your MongoDB scaling strategy up front and how to prevent ending up with unusable secondary nodes and shards. Finally, we’ll show you how to leverage ClusterControl’s MongoDB scaling capabilities and have ClusterControl manage your shards.

Agenda

  • What are the differences in read and write scaling with MongoDB

  • Read scaling considerations with MongoDB

  • MongoDB read preference explained

  • How sharding works in MongoDB

  • Adding new shards and balance data

  • How to scale and shard MongoDB using ClusterControl

  • Live Demo

Presenter

Art van Scheppingen

Art van Scheppingen is a Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines. He’s a pragmatic MySQL and Database expert with over 15 years experience in web development. He previously worked at Spil Games as Head of Database Engineering, where he kept a broad vision upon the whole database environment: from MySQL to Couchbase, Vertica to Hadoop and from Sphinx Search to SOLR. He regularly presents his work and projects at various conferences (Percona Live, FOSDEM) and related meetups.