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

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Starting MongoDB with SystemD by listening to a Socket

I'd like to run MongoDB on my development machine whenever the Port 27017 requested but not before that. I already got parts of the file /usr/lib/systemd/system/mongodb.socket but now I'm stuck what ...
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How to set ulimits for mongod?

How do I set ulimits for the mongod process/user on CentOS? I've read the official documentation but it doesn't provide OS-specific instructions. I need to set ulimit -u 64000 and need this to ...
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Can not connect mongoDB remotely on centos [closed]

Previously I've installed mongodb 2.6 on Debian. After installation I could connect to MongoDB remotely but when I've tried that on Centos, I just able to connect mongodb locally using this commend: ...
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Replicated MongoDB server slower than simple shards

I tried to compare the performance of a sharded configuration against a sharded and replicated configuration. The sharded configuration consists of 8 shards each running on three different machines ...
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Installing multiple mongoDB versions on the same server

I have installed a 2.4 mongoDB version and I'd like to compare against the recently released 2.6 version. I want to know if possible to do a clean new install rather en an update to see if those two ...
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How to start Mongo daemon with auth support

I want to start the MongoDB daemon with auth support using the Mongo init script: sudo /etc/init.d/mongod start I have also added db users to the database to authenticate. I'm working with two ...
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How to recover a degraded MongoDB sharded cluster?

I've had problems with a MongoDB replica set of my sharded cluster. The current status of the nodes is: node1: primary (but apparently vetoed by node3 that needs to sync) node2: rollback (it was the ...
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Mongodb replica failures to resolve DNS when primary DNS is stopped while secondary DNS is operational

I have setup mongod replica consisted of 3 nodes + 1 delayed hidden node + arbiter. I have setup DNS: primary and secondary internal DNS (bind) servers, so that I can reference nodes by normal FQDN ...
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mongo as service error: Cannot determine state of server

I am trying to use mongodb as a service and started with heroku services ie dashboard.heroku.com/apps/scaleqamongo/resources. I tried multiple addons which they call like mongolab, mongohq. I create ...
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ENTRYPOINT & CMD commands with mongod results in unknown option error

I am using multiple Dockerfiles to setup my server infrastructure. One of the Dockerfiles I build is a MongoDB server which will be linked to a running web server application in a later step. ...
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How can I reclaim bytes from a nearly full, 850G mongodb partition?

Woke up this morning to find out MongoDB grew to all available disk space for some reason. I cannot repair the db to compact it, as I have no space left. I can't even start postgres to remove an old ...
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MongoDB Auth, can be authenticated in the shell but not via the command line

I have an application that connects to a MongoDB database called discussions. I've created a user Mongo shell: > use discussions switched to db discussions > ...
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SSH tunneling in background

I'm trying to tunnel my production mongo server to my test server, so, I can perform some tests. I know I can simply establish a tunnel by ssh -L, but I need to run this as a background process as I ...
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Very strange disk-usage for replica in Mongodb

tl;dr: the new 2.6 replica eats up a lot more disk space than the 2.4 members. We're heavy users of MongoDB's GridFS. We're currently on 2.4, and are intending to upgrade to 2.6 by simply adding a ...
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Strange Mongo DB writelock values in logfile

I'm getting some strange writelock values in my Mongo DB logfile: Wed Mar 19 10:03:47.007 [snapshotthread] cpu: elapsed:4010 writelock: 0% Wed Mar 19 10:03:51.007 [snapshotthread] cpu: elapsed:4000 ...
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mongoid connection issue

I've been trying to use Mongoid with Rails on Ubuntu. Mongodb was working fine for me with rails app 3.0 to 3.2, today suddenly, i am getting error ...
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Issues installing mongodb on centos 5

I'm trying to install mongodb for my centos 5.1 server via yum. I followed the instructions of creating a .repo file in the yum folder, but it still doesnt work. here's the screenshot of the issue: ...
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How exactly do I install MongoDB 2.4, instead of the latest version?

I've read the instructions on installing older versions but it appears that 2.4 is no longer available in the repos? aptitude -y install mongodb-org-server=2.4 Unable to find a version "2.4" for the ...
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MongoDB - DB/collection fragmentation level

I recently had a performance issue with one of my collections. On a whim (and thanks to this article), I decided to try compacting (as written in the official documentation). This worked brilliantly. ...
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keepalived: 2nd VRRP_Script never seems to run

I'm trying to implement keepalived on 3 mongodb boxes, the idea is that if mongod on one of the boxes goes down or we need to move the primary node to another system for some reason our application ...
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Expose a mongodb streaming data server that's behind a firewall, to the internet

I have streaming data on a Windows platform that I capture into Mongodb at fairly high rate of about 800 data points per second. I wish to have access to this data from outside the company, but the ...
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postfix store emails on mongodb

I need to store the emails received by postfix in mongodb , i red many sites and solution but i didn't find a way to do that. I saw filters and master.cf but i don't know what is the right way to ...
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connection issue between godaddy shared hosting and amazon ec2 mongodb

I have a site on godaddy shared hosting that is not able to connect to an windows 2k12 amazon ec2 instance running mongodb. Any ideas why I cannot connect? Thanks for your help! Error message: A ...
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MongoDB Max Connections

we are using mongodb in our application for catching a lot of the data to reduce load from our main mysql database, for the last 2 3 days we are having an issue where the mongodb will hit the limit ...
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MongoDB Sharding Issue

I made some Sharding tests but I always got the same issue. I got 1 config server, 3 shards (mongod) on 3 different servers (500 Go each). When I made an insertion of huge amount of data (1 000 000 ...
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mongod service not starting

I've installed mongodb in Debian Squeeze using this guide (guide here) Installed successfully. It was running well until I restarted the machine (using command "reboot"); After restart, mongodb is ...
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Docker doesn't start MONGODB, and IPAddress doesn't appear, when started with other services

I have been trying to build an OS image from Fedora unsuccessfully to start the following: Systemd SSHD RabbitMQ MongoDB I can get the first 3 (Systemd, SSHD and RabbitMQ-Server) to work. I can ...
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RockMongo Connection Issue with MongoDB Slave

I have a MongoDB Replication with Master-Slave (not RepliSet) I have configured RockMongo on two servers. But I able to login to master server through rockmongo but when I login to slave with rock ...
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Mongo Cluster - Unresponsive node/primary prevents creation of databases, secondary didn't take over

I have a Mongo cluster with a few shards each backed by replicasets with a primary, a secondary and an arbiter. Today one of the primaries became unresponsive. I logged into it directly and tried a ...
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MongoDB copyDatabase failed with dbOwner

I have a remote mongo database in which I've setup a certain data base and a user with a dbOwner privileges. I can access to this db with this user info, but I can not copy this data using ...
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mongod won't run without me specifying my own conf path

I recently upgraded my apt-get and now mongod isn't behaving correctly. I currently have to run via: mongod --dbpath /var/lib/mongodb and leave the terminal open for it to work. If I just run ...
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Do I need to run db.repairDatabase() on every mongod?

I'm handling a MongoDB (2.4.10) sharded cluster that has only 1 replica set till now. I ran db.repairDatabase() on a mongos. With that, I could reclaim free space on the primary node. But not on the ...
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Varnish Cache logging to MongoDB

I want to stream Varnish's log into MongoDB for realtime reporting. Can this be configured directly within Varnish or can the official Varnish-Agent (https://github.com/varnish/varnish-agent) be used ...
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Rename Mongo Shard

Can I, and if I can, how can I rename a shard in Mongo? Like if I wanted to change the instances of rs0 to rep0 below: mongos> sh.status() --- Sharding Status --- sharding version: { "_id" ...
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Installing Mongo driver for PHP using Puppet+Vagrant

I'm playing around with Vagrant and Puppet, provisioning a development machine for a project based on Apache/PHP/Mongo. I have all components setting up correctly (using modules from Puppet Forge), ...
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mongoexport csv output array values

I'm using mongoexport to export some collections into CSV files, however when I try to target fields which are members of an array I cannot get it to export correctly. command I'm using: ...
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Backup Mongodb on EC2 through EBS snapshots - timing issue

I'm following this guidance http://docs.mongodb.org/ecosystem/tutorial/backup-and-restore-mongodb-on-amazon-ec2/ I have 4 EBS 1000 IOPS volumes assigned to instance These 4 volumes through MDADM ...
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Mongodump on Gridfs is killing the host IOs

I'm trying to make a mongodump from our production mongodb while the production is running. We have three production instances, one regular mongodb, one with very few gb of data on gridfs, one with a ...
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MongoDB Mergelist error in Debian 6.0.9

We installed Ubiquiti UniFi 2.4.6 which installs Mongodb 10gen on Debian Squeeze 6.0.9. This was a clean install, with no other packages installed from the base install (other than SSH). I was able ...
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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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Amazon OpsWorks - unable to reference ebs volume in mongo dbpath

I'm deploying mongo with Amazon OpsWorks as described in the Setting Up a MongoDB Replicaset With AWS OpsWorks and the instance fails to start when I specify mounted ebs volume (/data/ebs) in dbpath. ...
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Multiple Mongos on one server

I'm not talking about sharding. We had a testing server (linux) and there is already one mongo which belongs to another project/subteam. Is it possible to run multiple, isolated instances of mongodb ...
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mongodb replication with admin authentication

I have three nodes of mongodb replication set 2 servers have the data and the third is an arbiter 54.83.20.44 : 27017 (primary) 54.197.243.55 : 40000 (secondary) 23.21.148.73 : ...
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Using Replication for Migration on MongoDB

I'm interesting in using replica set feature on Mongo as a method for smoothly migrating between machines. My Mongo database is currently a standalone instance. I realize the recommended practice is ...
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installing mongodb on 14.04

I was trying to install mongodb into a fairly clean Ubuntu 14.04. I used the following commands: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 echo 'deb ...
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MongoDB and ZFS bad performance: disk always busy with reads while doing only writes

I have huge performance issues using MongoDB (i believe it is mmapped DB) with ZFSonlinux. Our Mongodb is almost only writes. On replicas without ZFS, disk is completely busy for ~5s spikes, when app ...
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mongodb on aws 2 region replication

I think I already have the answer, but I'm a developer so thought I'd check here first. There are AWS regions with more than 2 zone, but some with only 2. E.g. Sydney. Now if I were to deploy a ...
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Migrate standalone Mongo DBs to sharded/replicated cluster

Currently I have several independent standalone Mongo servers. I have Now set up a sharded and replicated Mongo cluster. I plan to copy over all databases from the standalone Mongo servers to the ...
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trying to install mongo but getting errors

I am following mongo site (http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-red-hat-centos-or-fedora-linux/ ) to install mongo on my centos 5.1o I am getting following errors sudo yum ...
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Is it safe to snapshot an mdadm RAID with only xfs_freeze?

Is mdadm guaranteed (and trusted via experience) to be safe for taking snapshots with only an xfs_freeze? I have encountered vague warnings about mdadm still working in the background, thus making ...