Scaling and Flexibility: Two case studies on leveraging the versatility of MongoDB

Erik Kellener

January 19, 2012

Two very different MongoDB implementations; both with substantial outcomes. 1) Scaling MongoDB to calculate football team picks, and ranking in realtime, as the results unfold. 2) Leveraging MongoDB's flexible schema to reduce complexity and speed performance for XML data feeds. In both of these examples, we will review the architecture deployed on EC2, and discuss how MongoDB was a crucial component of the optimal solution.