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

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Database groups in mongodb

I'm facing a problem (well, not a real problem, more of a detail) in deploying an infrastructure for several applications. Some of them use PostgreSQL and some of them MongoDB. I would like to run ...
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MongoDB hogging IO but it doesn't show in mongotop or mongostat

Iotop says mongod is using a lot of IO (96.32%) for a long while but mongotop and mongostat show a bunch of zeros. How can I better monitor mongodb and find out what's happening?
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VMware Grails application on one VM can't access MongoDB on another VM

I have two VMs in a VMware cloud that belong to the same VApp and so are behind the same edge gateway. The both have their own different internal ip addresses but I route services from the outside to ...
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Is my default File System ext4

By running df -hT that shows mounted file systems, how can I know if my default FS is ext4? Also as mentioned by one of the MongoDB engineers in this video (@1:13) from M202: MONGODB ADVANCED ...
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MongoDB: insert operation fails but disk is free

I've seen the strange behavior of my server and first of all I looked at log file /var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log. There I saw the next lines: Wed Jan 7 16:33:31 [FileAllocator] allocating new datafile ...
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Starting mongoDB server fails

I just installed mongodb server on my ubuntu using this command: sudo apt-get install mongodb-server But I can't start it. When I try to run the server, it says: masious@ubuntu:/var/log/mongodb$ ...
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mongo shard has high number of faults, but top shows only 8% of memory used by mongod

I am investigating some performance issues in my mongo setup. I have 3 query controllers and 6 shards. I'm doing a large batch import/update, and on the 3 query controllers, I'm getting around 200 ...
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Using mongodb tools (mongodump, mongorestore) from another machine

I have a mongodb server (A) and a http server (B). I would like to run mongodump and mongorestore commands on http server (B) to backup data on server B. But these tools comes with mongodb ...
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Can i delete oplog local.* of Mongo backup fsyncLock() + LVM snapshot?

Is it safe to delete oplog local.* files from a MongoDB snapshot ? Does the fsyncLock() commit oplog entries in DB files ? I currently do a fsyncLock() + LVM snapshot of Mongo data. Then i mount the ...
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How to use fsyncLock() safely in backing up a single mongod

I read in MongoDB's official documentation: important: db.fsyncLock() may block reads, including those necessary to verify authentication warning: When calling db.fsyncLock(), ensure that the ...
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Mongo query takes 76 seconds in production but not using Mongo shell

I have a query: db.content.find({ "$or" : [ { "cik" : "0000764839"} , { "entitiesDetected.ids" : "ZqH9BvtitcYR88NKC"}], "pubDate" : { "$gt" : { "$date" : -2206281600000}}, "orderBy": {"pubDate": -1, ...
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adding mongodb authentication breaks connecting via nodejs

I needed to have external access to my mongodb database, so I have removed the bind_ip from the mongod.conf file, and turned on auth. I then added a root user that can access everything, and tried to ...
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Mongodb - proper way to rotate logs

Mongo docs say that I can: use -SIGUSR1 signal and get the old log renamed and current switched use logrotate from OS I want the OS's logrotate ability to zip old files and remove oldest, but see ...
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MongoDB new replica set node not coming online

After adding a new MongoDB replica set node on the primary I get > rs.status() { ... { "_id" : 2, "name" : "nde3.test.com:27017", "health" : 1, ...
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Installing MongoDb on EC2

I'm trying to deploy a Rails 3.2.3 with MondoDb app to EC2. I've chosen t2.micro instance. However, I found out that to use MonboDb I have to use at least m1.large - ...
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how to connect to mongodb server via ssh tunnel

It was easy for me to connect to my remote mysql server on AWS using a sequelpro, however I'm struggling with doing the same thing with mongodb. I tried setting up an ssh tunnel via command line ...
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mongorestore with indexing in foreground

I need to restore huge dump taken with mongodump utility. As the collections are big and mongorestore rebuilds indexes in backround, index building takes very long to finish. What I want is to somehow ...
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Mongorestore from oplog miss some records

We did a dump of a mongo oplog and now try to restore it on another server with : mongorestore -vvvvv --authenticationDatabase admin -u mongoUser -p --oplogReplay --filter '{"o._id": ObjectId( ...
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How to tune system settings for mongoDB on Linux?

Trying to squeeze a lot out of one question here -- please bear with me. Although the MongoDB man pages make several useful recommendations about system settings like ulimit ...
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Is mongorestore ditrectly to a path with the --dbpath faster than restoring to a running mongod instance?

What and how much is it faster: #mongod not running mongorestore --dbpath /var/lib/mongodb --db test /some_dump or #mongod running mongorestore --db test /some_dump ? I could not quickly find ...
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Improve read performance on ext4 on Centos with software raid1? [duplicate]

I'm running a number of MongoDB nodes on dedicated servers running Centos6. Each machine has two SSDs which I have in Raid1 with two logical partitions: # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Mongod not working but data exists

I am running a Homestead virtual box. I installed mongodb recently and was able to type mongod and it would load as it should. Now though I get an error saying dbpath /data/db does not exist. The ...
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How do I add MMS to an existing MongoDB installation

I have installed the MMS agent on a live production server (Ubuntu) and it has not found the existing MongoDB instance running. Is there any way of adding an existing running MongoDB instance to this? ...
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Creating a second (clone) MongoDB ReplicaSet on same storage volumes

We are upgrading our software which is going to require an update to our MongoDB database. We plan on doing it by making a copy of the existing ReplicaSet with a new name and making our updates to the ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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MongoDB copyDatabase command succsefasully copies database, but gives me a different size on the ner server

So I have to move this one database to another server and I'm using the MongoDB copyDatabase command. It looks like it successfully copies it over, but there is a 3x difference in size between the ...
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Add security/authentication to mongodb (2.6) without downtime?

We have a 3 node replica set (running 2.6.1) that's running mostly defaults. We'd like to add authentication, but do it without downtime. I'm fine with restarting the nodes one-by-one and even ...
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how to install an older version of a pecl package

I have this code $passengerId = new \MongoId(oPassenger->getId()); return $this->createQueryBuilder('Device') ->update() ->multiple(true) ...
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How to get MongoDB server local time?

I'm running a mongodb with authentication. I would like a non-root client to get server time. I thought easiest would be to use serverStatus. But default readWrite user does not have such privilege. ...
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How to create a consistent (starting) point-in-time backup of a MongoDB replica set?

I'd like to make a backup of a MongoDB replica set in a way that I can ensure the database consistency at the time when the backup starts. As the documentation says, --oplog flag to mongodump will ...
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How remove a collection from a database without a running Mongo instance?

Is it possible to remove a collection from a database without a running Mongo instance? I ask because I cannot start Mongod due to an exception being thrown ("no NamespaceDetails for index"). The ...
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MongoDB high CPU usage

Running MongoDB 2.4.11 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS In top, this mongod thread is constantly using ~195% CPU: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 24524 mongodb 20 ...
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Background indexing MongoDB on server

I have a collection on a server containing ~23 million documents. I need to index this collection and obviously this will take a long time. If I run this indexing operation with background: true ...
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Setup MongoDB on MS Azure virtual machine to access it from an azure website

I have setup a MongoDB replica cluster on 3 virtual machines (Ubuntu 14), on MS azure cloud. The mongodb cluster has been setup with MMS (https://mms.mongodb.com amazing tool btw) and it works fine. ...
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What does MMS Alert “Host is exposed to the public Internet” mean? [closed]

I started receiving MongoDB Management Service emails today saying this: "Host is exposed to the public Internet". Apparently these checks are run on the 1st and 15th of the month, and today is the ...
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SocketException in Mongo logs

We are running mongo for 4 months so far , But lately I am seeing a lot of SocketException handling request, closing client connection: 9001 socket exception [2] server [127.0.0.1:58996] How can I ...
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unable to install mongodb on ubuntu 13.04

I performed the first two steps of importing the public key, by: prachi@prachi-3000-N100:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 [sudo] password for prachi: ...
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MongoDB with Virtual box replica set setup on Ubuntu 0.8 connection problem

I'm trying to build a mongo replica set on my server, Centos 5.6, that would be setup from 5 VB holding Ubuntu 8.10 and mongodb. The main problem is i can't connect to mongo on virtual box. The ...
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AWS Linux yum repository can't find MongoDB packages for install

I am trying to install the latest version of MongoDB for my 32-bit AWS Linux instance. I am following these instructions from the MongoDB documentation. I have created the .repo file in the proper ...
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Linked Server in SSMS: role of “String Column Lengths” values

I'm using linked server in SQL Server Management Studio in order to connect to Mongo database through ODBC. I have hard time trying to get data from Mongo. Here is a query I try to make: Select * ...
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mongoDb 2.6 fails to start on Oracle Linux using the init script

Installed MongoDb 2.6.3 on OL 6.3 using yum, but the default init script seems to fail both when trying to stop and start the mongod service. I could trace the problem with stopping to $pid_file being ...
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Something is filtering 27017 port even then firewall is not working

Good day, i' trying to move mongodb database to separate VPS from application, but VPS was pre-configured not by me. I have instance with running mongodb on 27017 port: COMMAND PID USER FD ...
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Connecting to MongoDb at EC2 - how do I know username, host, port, ect?

I manually installed MongoDb on EC2 micro instance using this http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ Now I need to connect to it from a Rails application. Where do I find ...
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mongodb keep looping while trying to sync data

I'm converting my my standalone mongodb into a replica set. I've added one more member (and I want to add two more members later, and to shutdown the primary server). My primary mongodb is running ...
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using cas server with mongodb backend

I 'm new to setting up cas(Central Authentication Service) server. I couldn't find any guides to setup mongodb as backend for CAS server. Is there an adapter to connect CAS and mongodb. BTW, we don't ...
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Communication errors while trying to replicate mongodb

I'm trying to replicate my mongodb database, I've crated 2 VM on my windows azure account. both of them are Ubuntu 14.04. I've opened 27017 port on both of them, and installed mongodb latest version. ...
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How to construct a MongoDB Health Check in HAProxy?

There is a fastcgi example of a binary health check on the HAProxy blog. How would I construct a similar check for MongoDB such that I am doing a more robust health check for MongoDB - one that ...
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Mongodb error - Out of file descriptors. Waiting one second before trying to accept more connections

Details Here is what I see in the logs file 2014-09-08T10:22:43.143+0000 [initandlisten] ERROR: Out of file descriptors. Waiting one second before trying to accept more connections. ...
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MongoDB: will replica set sync delay also delay drop database commands?

Will a delayed sync replica set member protect me from dropped database? Will the drop database sync across members of a replica set immediately - or will I have the sync delay time to take the ...
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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 ...