Indexing and Query Optimization

November 01, 2012

MongoDB supports a wide range of indexing options to enable fast querying of your data. In this talk we'll cover how indexing works, the various indexing options, and cover use cases where each might be useful.

Kevin Matulef: About the speaker

Dr. Kevin Matulef is a software engineer working on the core MongoDB server. Prior to joining MongoDB, he spent several years as a researcher and teacher of theoretical computer science. From 2009-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the IIIS, a new research institute at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from MIT, a masters in mathematics from Cambridge University, and an Sc.B. in mathematics-computer science from Brown University.