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Turning MongoDB Replica Set to a Sharded Cluster

Replica Sets are a great way to replicate MongoDB data across multiple servers and have the database automatically failover in case of server failure. Read workloads can be scaled by having clients directly connect to secondary instances. Note that master/slave MongoDB replication is not the same thing as a Replica Set, and does not have automatic failover. 

ARCHIVE - Install ClusterControl on Top of Existing MongoDB Sharded Cluster

**Attention: The instructions in this blog post are outdated. Please refer to ClusterControl Quick Start Guide for updated instructions.

In this post, we are going to show you on how to install and integrate ClusterControl on top of an existing MongoDB Sharded Cluster with a replica set of 3 nodes

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MongoDB Sharding - On-premises Deployment and Monitoring of MongoDB Sharded Clusters

Last year, we did a survey asking our users about any other databases they were using alongside MySQL. A clear majority were interested in using other databases alongside MySQL, these included (in order of popularity) MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, Redis.