MongoDB is a document oriented database (also known as NoSQL database).

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MongoDB data files with File System Compression? (Windows Server)

I strongly suspect the answer is "no" but here is the question: Is it OK to have one or more of the Mongodb data files compressed by Windows File System Compression? (With SQL Server, this is a no ...
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MongoDB Sharding on single linux machine

Let's say I wanna have a MongoDB Server with 5 shards on one machine and each shard having replica set of 3 servers. Would that increase performance? What are downsides of this?
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Can't install mongodb via 10gen.repo on Amazon 64bit AMI

Following the instructions here: http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/CentOS+and+Fedora+Packages Can't really decipher what I should be doing...broke down and just got the linux binary but I want yum ...
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PostgresQL on Amazon EBS volume, realistic performance, or move to something more lightweight?

I'm working on a little research project, currently running as an instance on ec2, and I'm hoping to figure out whether I'm going down the right path. We, like a thousand other people, are making use ...
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How to make a secure MongoDB server?

I'm wanting my website to use MongoDB as it's datastore. I've used MongoDB in my development environment with no worries, but I'm worried about security with a public server. My server is a VPS ...
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What hardware makes a good MongoDB Server ? Where to get it?

Suppose you're on dell.com right now and you're buying a server to run your MongoDB database for your small startup. You will have to handle literally tens of thousands of writes and reads per minute (...
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What server hardware are people using for replicated mongodb servers?

Since mongodb, couchdb are for horizontal scaling and have inbuilt support for replication, what hardware is being used for them ? Specifically looking for hardware for replicable mongodb instances. ...
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wamp and mongodb [closed]

I installed mongodb.I have wamp running(latest version), this comes with sqlbuddy any way to link this with the database? Any other aplication that can offer a visual interface for working with ...
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What is the best cloud technology to use for MongoDB/GridFS database servers [closed]

We are going to launch a service that will require between 1 and 2 GB for file storage per paid user. I am going to use GridFS for storing files. GridFS is a module for MongoDB that allows to store ...
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Upstart multiple instances of service not working

I started playing with MongoDB on Lucid. Now I would like to run a DB and Config server on the same box. They both use the same binary to launch, but with different config files and running on ...
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Mongodb: What does webscale means?

Mongodb is known to be webscale. I tried looking on the internet about what webscale actually means but ends with no luck. So, what does webscale really means? And how is it any different than any ...
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Why are my MongoDB queries really, really slow?

I've inherited a large MongoDB server at work, and have been tasked with figuring out why queries run against it are so slow. The DB contains tons and tons of records (on the order of 10^9) and takes ...
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Turning off atime on a filesystem

I am setting up a mongoDB replica set and one of the first things I am suppose to do is turn off atime on the file system. After researching this a bit, I am not opposed to doing this, but I have to ...
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Mongodb export to SQL tool

Starting with monbodb. Administrators are asking a "classical" db for reporting stuff. Does it exist a tool to export documents to a relational db? Like having a flattening option or the automatic ...
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centos + mongo questions

Where does mongo install on centos? I want to remove some databases and file collections as well as uninstall it all together, can anyone help?
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Unable to start MongoDB on Ubuntu 10.10

I've just installed MongoDB on a fresh Ubuntu 10.10 installation, but I'm having trouble getting it to start (at all). I'm using the latest mongo-stable package via. http://www.mongodb.org/display/...
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Storing Hundreds of Millions of Records

My company will be coming into possession of a dataset consisting of approximately 200-300 million records. The source material is csv and is about 150GB uncompressed. We would need to perform an ...
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MongoDB queries

What are the RAM requirements like between MongoDB and MySQL for the same data set and usage? (i.e. under the exact same scenario, how much RAM will each use)? It is true that MongoDB keeps the full ...
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How can I run mongod in the background on unix (mac osx)?

I would like to run mongod in the background as an always present sort of thing. What would be the best way to do this? Kind of like the way I can run MySQL on startup and it's just always there ...
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Unable to connect to a remote database

I'm playing with MongoDB. I have a good deal of experience with MySQL and was using something called Sequel Pro to connect to remote databases. I'm now trying MongoHub but can't seem to get it to ...
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Issues with MongoDB install on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

I am installing MongoDB (1.4.1) on Ubuntu (8.04 LTS) and I continuously have a problem where I can be in /usr/local/mongodb/bin and run ./mongo or ./mongod and I am returned "No such file or directory....
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directoryperdb issue

I installed MongoDB to run as a Windows Service on Win 7 and everything runs well. However, when I attempt to use the command --directoryperdb, it does not recognize this command. Does anyone know ...