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Why MongoDB docs recommends to run Raid 10 on EBS?

They seems like to talk only about performance, which I believe it's not the case compared to other hybrid RAID types. See here: ...
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How do I restore my mongodump backups to my newly sharded architecture? (Mongodb)

I have a directory of bson files (Results from my mongodump). OK, so I just set up a new architecture for sharding MongoDB. (2 replica sets--3 servers each, and also 1 config server and 1 mongos ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Very high disk IO on Mongodb Config servers

Perhaps someone could tell me if this is expected or not (It doesn't seem normal to me)... On all 3 of my config servers I am seeing consistent high disk IO, even when the sharded-cluster has ...
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Re-mount EBS vol on EC2 instance

I am new to sysadmin. I am trying to launch a EBS-backed EC2 instance. I did the following based on mongodb docs: sudo mdadm --verbose --create /dev/md0 --level=10 --chunk=256 --raid-devices=1 ...
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Strange behaviour starting process with init script

I'm seeing some strange behaviour when starting a process with an init script. Most likely I am doing something stupid, but perhaps someone could let me know what might cause this behaviour: ...
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Mongodb sharding - Init script for mongos process?

I've been running mongodb as a replica set, and have recently attempted to move to a sharded cluster. One thing I'm a little unsure about is how I should be starting the mongos process. Previously I ...
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mongodb mystery crashes with sigkill under strace

I have a mongodb instance that seems to crash roughly once a day. I don't see any useful information in the mongo log file. All is well and then the process is just crashed with no additional ...
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How much of hardware resource is required for Graylog2? [closed]

We've mounted a graylog2 dedicated server (with a rails unicorn, mongodb and eleasticsearch) on a virtual machine with 2gigs of ram a couple days ago. RAM Consumption just keeps climbing, I am ...
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Amazon EC2 High-Memory Extra Large Instance [closed]

I am new to Mongodb and EC2. If I use following single MongoDb server : High-Memory Extra Large Instance 17.1 GiB memory, 6.5 ECU (2 virtual cores with 3.25 EC2 Compute Units each), 420 GB of local ...
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Setting up mongodb via upstart - how to pass options?

I installed MongoDB in an Ubuntu Server VM inside VMware using these instructions: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/. Everything works fine, and I can access MongoDB ...
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Low priority batch processes on live Mongo database

We want to run MapReduces on our live Mongo database, mainly so that we can extract metrics. However, we've had some bad outages caused by these MRs bogging down the Mongo server (in particular 100% ...
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enkive mail archive ldap setup

I am trying to set up mail archiving using enkive with exchange. i have followed the installation of all the prerequisites for enkive. i run enkive with defaults and i get error in the log file Aug ...
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MongoDB: Random Vs Sequential Read Performance

I have a single-instance mongodb with a collection with 3 fields: _id, block_id, payload. Payloads are always 4096 byte binaries _id is an ever-incremented unique integer There is a secondary ...
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Mongo is not account specific

I have mongo running on my system however I can access all my databases/collections from other peoples accounts. Can I secure specific collections? How do I block access to my collections but not cut ...
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Where does gentoo store mongodb.conf? Want to change dbpath location

This may seem like an innocent enough question, but I can't for the life of me figure out where gentoo puts mongodb.conf after installation from portage. The documentation says to look under /etc/, ...
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MongoDB REST interface not listening after update

I replaced the mongodb-10gen install with the Ubuntu package (mongodb-server, mongodb-client and dev). apt-get install mongodb Thereafter, I am now unable to connect to the REST interface, where ...
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MongoDB not replicating properly

I am using mongoDB for my application hosted on 3 amazon instances. I have a got a Primary Node with highest priority (100) and 2 Secondaries with priority 99 and 98. A few days ago I started getting ...
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How to change the default admin username and admin password in RockMongo?

I am using RockMongo admin tool and I can access it usingthe default username admin and admin password settings. I would like to change it however the documentation is a little cryptic. I have even ...
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mongo shell / readline / osx

I would like to get the mongo shell to work with readline under osx lion so it picks up my inputrc and I can get all my funky vim bindings. I tried: scons -j 16 --64 --extralib=readline ...
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AWS use local area IP or public one to network apps?

I have a web server with a separate database server in this case a MongoDB, both are hosted on EC2, but when connecting my webserver to my database server is it best to use the public IP address or ...
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Problems with MongoDB server, (anon):1137 exception connect failed

I have recently installed MongoDB server on Ubuntu. It was working and I use id from PHP too but, I don't know why it started failing. It's the first time I use mongodb so I am a bit lost. Actually, ...
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MongoDB: Fixing ReplicaSet Error on reconfig - “Server::doWork task:rs Manager exception:unauthorized db:local lock type:2 client”

Question: How do I fix my servers and get them back to the normal ReplicaSet with no error messages? I'd offer a serious bounty, but all my points are on SO :( Details of the Problem I'm running a ...
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Getting MongoDB to use max open file descriptors in /etc/security/limits.conf

I've got a MongoDB server that runs out of file descriptors for open connections. I changed the settings in /etc/security/limits.conf so that every user gets a hard and soft limit of 65000 of open ...
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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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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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Linux fixed file size copy from Windows Server 2012 NFS share

Company is in the process of switching from hosting MongoDB on windows server 2012 to hosting on linux(ubuntu 14.04) Current backup and restore strategy involves copying all the data files via ...
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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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Fluentd not writing apache access log to mongodb

I'm following the instructions from this link to write apache access logs to mongo db- http://docs.fluentd.org/articles/apache-to-mongodb. But nothing is getting written to mongo DB. I'm checking ...
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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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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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Merge 7 node mongodb (2.4) cluster into one standalone mongo shard

I'm running a 7 node mongodb sharded cluster (version 2.4...). I would like to merge this into a standalone shard with 7 times the disk-space. I've tried to create the single shard instance and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...