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MongoDB Aggregation Framework Stages and Pipelining - New Whitepaper

MongoDB supports rich queries through it’s powerful aggregation framework, and allows developers to manipulate data in a similar way to SQL. Effectively, it allows developers to perform advanced data analysis on MongoDB data. This whitepaper provides a foundation of essential aggregation concepts - how multiple documents can be efficiently queried, grouped, sorted and results presented in appropriate ways for reports and dashboards.

How to Monitor your Database Servers using ClusterControl CLI

In this blog post, we will show you how you can monitoring your database clusters using your terminal and the s9s Command Line Interface.

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.