In our first post on scaling, we discussed fundamentals of designing a performant and scalable application on MongoDB. Once you’re confident that your application is healthy and ready to grow, it’s time to think about scaling. Before jumping into it, make sure you consider the different ways to scale, and beware of the potential pitfalls:
1. Understand Why You’re Scaling, and What Issues Are Down the Road
There are a lot of ways in which an application could be experiencing growth – or constraints to growth! Your workload could be predominantly reads or predominantly writes. Maybe your access operations... Read More >
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MongoDB is coming to London and we want to see you there. Tickets are going fast, but we’re putting two free day-passes up for grabs - all you need to do is share your very best mug shot online!
By now, most of you should have a MongoDB mug. If not, where have you been the past 6 years? We've shipped mugs around the world but we rarely get to see the Mug owners. To get in the draw to win two free tickets to MongoDB London, simply snap a photo (alone or with others) with your MongoDB... Read More >
Whether you are evaluating database technologies for an upcoming project or simply want to learn about the evolving database landscape, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant can help. The recently released report on operational databases provides you with the analysis you need to make sense of a rapidly-changing industry.
In the opening keynote at SAP Teched && dcode today in Las Vegas, Steve Lucas and I announced the next steps in SAP and MongoDB’s joint commitment to delivering comprehensive Big Data solutions.
First - I want to thank Steve for being such a fantastic host and giving me a few minutes on stage to share how SAP and MongoDB are collaborating to deliver innovative solutions to customers.
A few months ago, on my personal blog, I wrote about how SAP and MongoDB could complement each other. Some of those thoughts - on Visualization and ETL specifically - are now starting to take shape and I would like to expand on them here.Read More >
What do a leading investment bank, a PaaS for mobile app developers and one of the largest US government departments all have in common? Each one needed to power a new wave of applications with a single database. Of course it didn’t make sense for each database instance to run on its own infrastructure. So they decided to build a shared service to standardize the way multiple applications and project teams consumed the database. That database was MongoDB. And what they built was MongoDB-as-a-Service.