Tag Archives: 10gen

How big is your MongoDB?

Update 11/10/14: The next blog post in this series is on managing disk space in MongoDB. As your MongoDB grows in size, information from the db.stats() diagnostic command (or the database “Stats” tab in our management portal) becomes increasingly helpful for evaluating hardware requirements. We frequently get questions about the dataSize, storageSize and fileSizeĀ metrics, so […]

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Are you ready for production?

Updated article on 03/24/15 Transitioning your application from development to production is a monumental step. Over the years, we at MongoLab have acquired a lot of valuable experience helping our customers successfully manage their production-grade MongoDB deployments. What follows is a checklist of action items that we’ve found imperative for successfully taking your application to […]

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