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A Review of MongoDB Backup Options

This blog provides a high level overview of the MongoDB backup options available for you to ensure you data is backed up.

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An Introduction to MongoDB Zone Basics

This blog provides a high level overview of MongoDB sharding zones with tips and best practices for its implementation.

ClusterControl Release 1.6.2: New Backup Management and Security Features for MySQL & PostgreSQL

This blog provides an overview of the new Backup Management and Security & Compliance features for MySQL & PostgreSQL in the ClusterControl 1.6.2 release.

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Planning & Managing Schemas in MongoDB (Even Though It’s Schemaless)

This blog provides a high-level overview of implementing and managing schemas for MongoDB, even though the technology itself advertises itself a schemaless technology.

A Performance Cheat Sheet for MongoDB

Performance tuning is not trivial, but you can go a long way with a few basic guidelines. In this blog, we will discuss how you analyze the workload of your MongoDB production systems, and then we’ll review a list of important configuration parameters that can help you improve performance.

How to Optimize Performance of MongoDB

A number of factors can negatively affect MongoDB performance - inappropriate schema design, improper or no indexing, inadequate hardware,  replication lag, poor query design. In this blog, we’ll take a look at these different factors and provide tips and tricks to optimize performance.

Decoding the MongoDB Error Logs

This blog provides a high level introduction to the MongoDB error logs, where to find them and how to understand common issues.

ChatOps - Managing MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL from Slack

CCBot helps you monitor and manage your database Infrastructure from Slack. ChatOps is about bringing your DevOps work to your chats and conversations within a team, e.g. Slack. You can deploy database clusters, get status information, trigger backups, add nodes to your cluster or replication setup by talking to a chatbot, which understands ClusterControl commands.

Optimizing Your Linux Environment for MongoDB

This blog details the steps you should take to setup your environment to optimally run a MongoDB setup.

MongoDB Chain Replication Basics

This blog provides a high level introduction to chain replication for MongoDB.