Today MongoDB announced that we raised $150 million from a variety of investors both new (Salesforce.com, T.Rowe Price, EMC and others) and old (Sequoia, Red Hat, NEA, Flybridge, etc.). It's a great day for MongoDB, both the company and the project.
But mostly it's a great day for our customers and the MongoDB community in which they participate.
MongoDB Management Service (MMS) provides free monitoring with metrics specifically tuned for your MongoDB deployment. In this short tutorial, we’ll walk you through how you can install the Monitoring Agent on your system.
Step 1: Install Python Libraries & Setup Tools
The monitoring agent is written in Python, so you will need to make sure that you have the latest version of Python installed. You can do that by running the following command:
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10. Highlight Chart to Zoom In; Double Click to Reset
Get a closer look at any chart by highlighting the section of the chart data that you want to view. You can highlight horizontally or vertically to zoom in. To reset your view, double click on the graph.
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