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Jan
4
answered Does a MongoDB replica set require at least 2 or 3 members?
Dec
20
revised MongoDB and datasets that don't fit in RAM no matter how hard you shove
blocks is the wrong term to use, sectors is better, fixed
Dec
20
awarded  Tenacious
Dec
19
revised mongoexport csv output array values
typo in example details
Dec
19
answered mongoexport csv output array values
Dec
12
comment MongoDB Replica-Set with Replication Lag on one node only
On point 3, basically you can get false positives in terms of lag if you don't have operations replicating all the time (no updated optime on the secondary). For there to be an accurate lag calculation, there has to be a constant stream of ops - this is why the MMS lag graph has a bunch of logic to eliminate this kind of event. It's tough to diagnose this, but you could do a simple test by doing a low level of inserts (1 per 5 seconds say) to a test collection, thereby guaranteeing a constant flow.
Dec
11
answered MongoDB Replica-Set with Replication Lag on one node only
Dec
11
answered Amazon EC2 High-Memory Extra Large Instance
Dec
10
revised Is it possible to run multiple mongod instances on a single set of database files
fixed typo, added section about non-covered queries
Dec
10
revised non-mapped virtual memory & total number of connections
added 2.2 and TCMalloc notes
Dec
10
answered Is it possible to run multiple mongod instances on a single set of database files
Dec
8
revised Setting up mongodb via upstart - how to pass options?
typo
Dec
7
answered Setting up mongodb via upstart - how to pass options?
Dec
6
revised MongoDB Replica Set, initiate() need to login error
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Dec
6
answered MongoDB Replica Set, initiate() need to login error
Dec
3
answered Low priority batch processes on live Mongo database
Nov
29
comment How do I upgrade mongodb 1.8 to 2.2 on ubuntu?
edited to include a way to upgrade from the lower versions to the latest stable
Nov
29
revised How do I upgrade mongodb 1.8 to 2.2 on ubuntu?
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Nov
28
answered How do I upgrade mongodb 1.8 to 2.2 on ubuntu?
Nov
20
answered Understanding mongod log entries