Securing Data in MongoDB with Gazzang and Chef

Robert Linden, Gazzang

October 24 2012


Pop Quiz: What's the quickest way to spin up a secure version of MongoDB? In this session, we'll explore the real-life use case of a non-profit education collaborative that wanted to secure sensitive student and teacher data on MongoDB. This kind of information requires a high level of security and confidentiality, but how do you protect this data in a distributed database with hundreds of nodes? We'll demonstrate how open source automation tools like Chef can help you architect security into your MongoDB environment at the deployment stage.