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Mongo repairDatabase procedure

I need to run a repairDatabase in mongo in order to reclaim some os disk space. Can anyone provide feedback on the following procedure: let me know if its correct, if I'm missing anything, if the ...
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MongoDB failover reasons

I have a replica set on MongoDB with 3 members - primary, secondary and arbiter. One day I came and saw that primary and secondary have switched. I'd like to find a reason for the failover that caused ...
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Mongo range query became extremely slow on large collection

I have a collection which has 50 million records in it. After using wired Tiger its size became only 3 GB (2 GB data 700 MB index). I have created index on this collection. But when i do a range query ...
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Mongo 3 Intermitted Crashes

Currently running two VMs with fresh installs of Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and Mongo 3 Stable. Each VM has the same specs with 8 cores and 56GBs of RAM. Our processing VM is doing great under heavy loads, ...
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Multiple databases through a single connection MongoDB, GridFS

I want to use GridFS in your project. As the main database using mongodb. My application can do only one connection to the database (such conditions). Can I make calls to other databases using the ...
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Mongo Db server status with wired Tiger

I was testing my DB with Mongo 3.0 wiredTiger setup. After restoring my database with wiredTIger i ran db.serverStatus. I found following in console output. "bytes currently in the cache" : ...
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Does MongoDB support two 2-way synchronization

We are looking at moving our data from IBM Domino to another backend. One of the things Domino does really well is replicate (or synchronize as they call it) between a Server and Clients. That means ...
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Mongo DB accessesNotInMemory issue with RAM size

I am using Mongo Replica set and it seems to be working fine but when i check db.serverStatus i saw that there are lots of accessesNotInMemory for all The DBs in my mongo instance. I checked MY RAM ...
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Mongo 3.0 release for Cent OS

Can any one tell me When Mongo team will release 3.0 production release. Also will it be available for cent OS as we are shifting g our production boxes from RHEL 6 to cent OS and on Mongo Download ...
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How to create and select entities in MongoDB?

I'm a newbie in MongoDB and I'm trying to understand how to create objects there and how to select them in comparison with relational databases. So I need an example how to perform these things. ...
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Error while doing in replicaset in windows (mongodb)

I tried doing the replicatset in windows, but im getting the below error. I checked the mongo process and killed the existing process. Even though the error exists. help me on this pls Thx ...
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How the statement based replication works internal on secondary node of mongodb?

Mongodb supports statement-based-replication. Would like to know, how the statement based replication converts the code internally on secondary node of mongodb. Is that working related to the ...
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Sorting on compound Indexes

This may be a novice question but could it be possible query here. If I have a compound Index as { a: 1, b: 1, c: 1, d: 1 } Is this query possible? db.data.find( { a: {$gte:1,$lt:2}, b: { $gt: 3} ...
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Mongodb schema design validation

I am building an app which allows users to do some "tasks" to earn points. The "tasks" are part of a "campaign" which themselves are a part of "brands". I am confused about the schema for storing the ...
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MongoDB sharding one collection on single server (2 drives)

I have one single server with two drives (SSD 256GB, HDD 1 TB). What I want to do is to store the newest documents in collection on SSD. Older documents can be stored in HDD drive. Is it possible in ...
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Can we resize a already capped collection in mongo db [duplicate]

I have a capped collection whose initial size i gave 3 GB. Can I modify its size again i mean reducing or increasing both way as per need? is there any command to do it. ...
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MongoDB: co-locate the mongos process on application servers

I would like to ask a question about a best practice described in this document: http://info.mongodb.com/rs/mongodb/images/MongoDB-Performance-Best-Practices.pdf Use multiple query routers. Use ...
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Good way to store daily train data in MongoDB

I am preparing to collect large amounts of information about trains in my country. Each train in my country has a number. I've already collected all of these numbers. There are about 4000 of them. ...
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MongoDB auto-failover: election doesn't happen

I have the following working replica set: { "_id" : "repl1", "version" : 6, "members" : [ { "_id" : 0, "host" : "hostA", ...
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Error running --eval mongodb command

I tried to run javascript (js) file to get shard's config server information, it runs fine in mongo shell but as result is too large to analyse on command prompt, i tried to save the output in a file ...
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MongoDB stops responding after 2 days of working

I've written small application in Python (I used Twisted). Program receives data and writes it to MongoDB. Every 2 days MongoDB stops responding: 2015-02-11T10:47:20.918+0100 [initandlisten] can't ...
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Extremely long startup time for MongoDB server

I have a MongoDB Server with just over 2 million documents in one collection. Individual documents can contain large amounts of data (some are several megabytes each) but none of that data is in ...
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The MondoDB.org “Category Hierarchy” Example

I am creating an MVP app for a client but I am skilled in iOS mainly with only some DB experience. I'm using MongoDB. The schema is for a Product Catalog for small markets. The client wants a ...
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Mongo find query is not using indexes in java code but working on mongo cosole

I found a strange issue. When i run mongo query from my java code with explain true it does not show me index used in the query but when i run it using mongo console it works fine . ...
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What “fromRouter” option means on MongoDB aggregations?

Recently i notice that a parameter fromRouter" : true exists on mongoDB aggregations. I search the MongoDB documentation and google for it, but i didn't found anything about it. Can anyone explain ...
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Why does mongodb require three config servers

The official mongodb documentation states to use three config servers. They say its for redudancy, because 1 server would be a point of failure.... but why not 2? in a production sharded cluster, if I ...
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Saving String as unique number in Mongo

I have a field in my collection which is a String in nature. When i run aggregation for this field in data it takes considerable time in aggregation. Total 6 million records are in collection which ...
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MongoDB Sparse Index Query

I have around 40 million records in my collections but some million documents doesn't contain a field "catId". Sample Document : { "_id": ObjectId("5458b1a24669c5c0d66ae658"), "host": ...
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MongoDB Hashed Shard Keys Selection

I have a DB which holds very simple documents called "Item": {_id:<ObjectId>, playerId:int, isRead:bool, content:string} containing about 80M documents. Each Item belongs to a certain player, ...
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Data containing list of all the domain names. MongoDB or MySQL?

Data containing list of all the domain names (currently present in the Internet world), along with few attributes (5-6 or maybe 10, each attribute being a column) will be considered as Big Data? ...
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MongoDB Disk Usage with Capped Collections

I am using MongoDB using C#. I am currently using only a single server. Since I have to create Table events for MongoDB collections I have created a single replica set(primary). And using ...
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what is default balancing window in MongoDB

I have read about balancing window in MongoDB document. I see mongo tell about how to modify balancing window but I don't see the default of balancing window. I see only one document about chunk size ...
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why my data is not being sharded?

I am using mongo 2.6.7 I deploy a sharding cluster follow the guide: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/deploy-shard-cluster/ My sharding cluster include: - two replica sets (one primary + one ...
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How to get all documents from a particular chunks in MongoDB?

From mongos log, I got the following message balancer move failed: { chunkTooBig: true, estimatedChunkSize: 408839903, ok: 0.0, errmsg: "chunk too big to move" } from: shard4 to: shard1 I know ...
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MongoDB GridFS delete operation too slow while mongod process takes up 100% CPU

I'm using Python (CPython 2.7.3 on Debian 7.8 amd64) with pymongo driver (version 2.7.2) to connect to a MongoDB (db version v2.4.12) database which has solely been used to store files in a GridFS ...
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Setup MongoDB replica servers with different power?

Is it a good practice to setup replicas with the same machine size (wrt. CPUs, RAM, Bandwidth, etc.) or can replicas be based on smaller machines? One usecase might be to have a small non-voting ...
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Converting sql into mongodb nosql

I am trying to convert oracle sql into its mongodb equivalent version. create table my_hll as select mod(ora_hash(n), 1024) bucket, max(num_zeroes(trunc(ora_hash(n)/1024)))+1 val from previous_data ...
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What exactly should I backup in MongoDB when using replica sets?

I have several instances of MongoDB replica set servers with a primary and a failover machine for each replica set. The primary machine makes daily backups by creating an LVM snapshot and copying all ...
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Is there any way to change the size of preallocate data file in mongodb?

In mongodb data files are preallocates to a particular size,like first data file .0, the next .1, etc. The first file mongod allocates is 64 megabytes, the next 128 megabytes, and so on, up to 2 ...
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mongo: how should I layout my data

I have 2TB of data currently spread across many CSV files that looks like: { 'rec_date': "2010-01-29", 'rec_time': "09:15:00", 'site_no': '46', 'data_owner': '1', 'flow_period': '5', ...
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Failing to automatically re-connect to New PRIMARY after a replica set failover , from Mongoose (MongoDB, NodeJS Driver)

I made a simple NodeJS App, with Mongoose as MongoDB Driver. And connected to a mongodb replica set. The App is working fine until I shut down the current primary, When the PRIMARY is down, the ...
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Are my MongoDB servers right in setting?

I have a small web site, so I used two servers. A: master 4G Ram, 96G SSD B: slave 2G RAM, 96G SSD The B server is always for backup, no read, no write. In my application, many users can (and will) ...
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Database structure for hierarchical quiz?

I'm doing a personal project where I have a quiz with a number of boolean questions. Each question will have a two answer choices "true" and "false". Based on the selected answer, a new question will ...
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Unable to start Mongodb. Appears to be crashed, if yes, how to recover my data

Below is the error when ouput when I am trying to start my local mongodb. I am unable to start it and after little exploration, I doubt my local db has been crashed. If yes, is there a way to recover ...
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mongoexport on 2.0.4

What I'm I missing here? I need data greater that ISODate("2015-01-11T00:39:40.121Z") I know many forums have different answers for the same issue. But non resolved. Need a different point of view ...
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Can not drop db in sharded environment

I am trying to delete some old dbs in my sharded set up. Step i am taking are : Stop Balancer. Drop Db Start balancer But in some of the DBs i am getting these errors. "errmsg" : "exception: ...
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Hierarchical data in MongoDB?

I have a question regarding Hierarchical data. Our app shows posts, that are structured inside parents. Here's how it goes: prof->sprof->subject->post (Each prof can contain multiple ...
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Mongodb replication behind a gateway

I have a replicaset with 3 servers and I need to move two if them behind a gateway. The final setup would look something like this, Server 1 (PRIMARY) ________ | S | _____________ | _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ...
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Socket recv() timeout on slave node

Now I installed Mongodb 2.6.4 as master node. On another node I installed same version as slave node. I configure "only=xxx" parameter to sync xxx database. When I start up slave node.I get following ...
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MongoDB - real disk usage is LOWER than dbStats.storageFile

I'm a bit surprised by what I observe in my mongo server, so I would like to know if anybody understand how this is possible. I have one collection of around 15K documents. For each of them, I store ...