Experiences Deploying MongoDB on AWS

Cooper Bethea, foursquare

December 9 2011

Foursquare is a service that makes the real world easier to use. Our production datastore, built on MongoDB, has scaled to more than 15 million users, more than a billion check-ins, and millions of check-ins per day. This talk will discuss the systems and procedures we use to maintain uptime and performance when running MongoDB in the dynamic, virtualized environment of Amazon EC2.