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Understanding MongoDB Indexes

MongoDB uses multikey indexes to index the content stored in arrays. If you index a field that holds an array value, MongoDB creates separate index entries for every element of the array. This blog explores the different types of indexes and reviews some things you should consider when setting up one.

Best Practices for Running MongoDB in a Cluster

Deploying a clustered database is one thing, but how you maintain your DBM while in cluster can be a large undertaking. This blog details factors you need to take into consideration when deploying a clustered MongoDB setup.

MongoDB vs MySQL NoSQL - Why Mongo is Better

As the great database wars rage some users may be considering whether to use the new document storage features of MySQL 8.0 instead of the traditional MongoDB NoSQL setup. This blog explains why Mongo is still the king of the NoSQL world.

Real Time Data Streaming with MongoDB Change Streams

MongoDB Change streams allow applications to access real-time data changes without the complexity and risk of tailing the oplog. Applications can use change streams to subscribe to all data changes on a single collection, a database, or an entire deployment, and immediately react to them. This blog provides an overview of this feature.

Considerations for Administering MongoDB

This is an excerpt from our whitepaper “MongoDB Management and Automation with ClusterControl”. This white paper reviews the challenges involved in managing MongoDB at scale and introduces mitigating features of ClusterControl from Severalnines. As a best of breed database management solution, ClusterControl brings consistency and reliability to your database environment, and simplifies your database operations at scale.

MySQL to MongoDB - An Admin Cheat Sheet

This blog provides a quick reference for DBAs and SysAdmins who are either new to MySQL or MongoDB with regards to the terms and commands available within the database and how they compare with one another.

Operational Factors to Consider During MongoDB Data Modeling

This blog describes the major factors to consider when performing MongoDB data modeling including scalability, atomicity, performance / data usage, sharding, indexing, storage optimization, document structure, growth, and the data lifecycle.

Database Security - How to Use Encryption to Protect Your MongoDB Data

Database security is an important part of management. This blog shows you how to use different types of encryption to ensure your MongoDB data is secure.

MongoDB in 2018 - A Year in Review

This blog provides an overview of the key new features which were added to MongoDB in 2018 and how you can use them in your database setup.

How to Use MongoDB Data Modeling to Improve Throughput Operations

This blog provides an overview of how data modeling can improve performance in a MongoDB database environment.

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