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MongoDB all replica set members are “OTHER”?

I am setting up a MongoDB replica set using EC2's image: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B00CO7AVMY/ref=dtl_recsim_B007IBMJPI_B00CO7AVMY_3 MongoDB version 2.6.5 I have managed to set up ...
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Limit the RAM memory usage in MongoDB

I am using MongoDB-2.6.1. Is there any way to limit the RAM memory usage? For example: Out of 4 GB RAM, let MongoDB use till 3 GB (<= 3 GB).
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Data migration from SQL Server to MongoDb [on hold]

I need to migrate some data from Sql server to MongoDb collections. Data structure could be not equivalent. I need to set custom mapping rules. Can you advice me a tool that is able to perform that ...
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How to get minimum value in pyMongo

I have a collection with several fields, and I'd like to get the minimum value from one. I know a command for getting the max value: collection.find_one(sort=[("myfield", -1)])["myfield"] but not ...
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mongodb is using most of disk space for journal and not cleaning itself

I am using mongodb on production with journal enabled. I am using mongodb to store application data and also using gridfs to store images. I am using Elastic Block Storage (EBS) with 10GB for each ...
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Mongo db sharded “the collection's metadata lock is taken” issue coming very frequently

I am seeing this warning in mongoS log consistently for one collection. [conn96] warning: splitChunk failed - cmd: { splitChunk: "ibeat20150105.dgrpCount", keyPattern: { articleId: 1, host: 1 }, min: ...
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MongoDB data directory space is increasing

I have a worry, mongoDB data directory space is increasing very rapidly: I have a two data files and each one has reached 2GB limit and starts spawning 2 GB file multiple files. Is there any where I ...
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Update an array element with inc mongo update

HI All I have this Data in mongo, {"articleId" : [ { "articleId" : "9514666", "articleCount" : 1 } ], "count" : NumberLong(1), ...
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Running out of disk space when removing documents error

I'm trying to remove unused document from a production instance of MongoDB but, when I try to execute this query: db.collection.remove( { date: {$lt: new Date((new Date())-1000*60*60*24*90)} } ) ...
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verify that mongos server is connected to config servers

I've been writing a backup script for sharded replica-sets and it's almost done, except that I can't seem to get it to successfully start the balancer back up after everything's all said and done. ...
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Mongodb incremental backups

I was given the task to setup incremental backups for mongodb replicaset, as start point of course I googled about it and could not find anything on mongodb docs, I did find however this question ...
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MongoDB user account required for arbiter?

I have a test environment with two mongo v2.6.5 instances (#1, #2) and an arbiter instance in a replica set. I have a a common key file configured for all three instances. I have created an admin ...
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MongoDB Insert Performance

I have some data which are aggregated in chunks and later pushed into another collection. The problem is that aggregated data pushing to another collection is very slow and takes from few hours and i ...
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WiredTiger - “too many open files error” during resync of a secondary replica set member

I'm upgrading a secondary replica set member to wiredTiger. I have upgraded it from MongoDB 2.6.3 to 3.0.4 and changed the storage engine to wiredTiger. Now it is resyncing all data from the primary. ...
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Mongo replication lag slowly increasing

I am running a replica-set in production with slaveOk = false using mongo 2.0.7 in AWS The replication lag on one of the servers is close to 58 hours. This replication lag is sometimes decreasing ( at ...
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MongoDB: dbclient_rs replSetGetStatus failed{ ok: 0.0, errmsg: “unauthorized” }

When I'm using mongodump or mongorestore on a replica set these messages appear in the verbose output: dbclient_rs replSetGetStatus failed{ ok: 0.0, errmsg: "unauthorized" } The replica set is ...
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MongoDB Replica Set Can't be connected To

I just set up a replica set for a standalone Mongo instance using the following changes to my config and rs.initiate(). # in master/slave replicated mongo databases, specify here whether # this is a ...
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MongoDB create user readWriteAnyDatabase but without the ability to create new DB

I want to create a single user who can read and write to any existing DB, but wouldn't be able to create new DBs. I want to give that privilege only to the dbAdmin. I have tried to create a user with ...
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How to update a field in sharded environment in mongodb using C# driver

I have successfully done loading in sharded environment. It is working fine. But when I do update in sharded environment, I am getting the error as : WriteConcern detected an error 'update { q: { ...
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Bypassing LDAP for MongoDb Users

Environment: MongoDb: 3.0 Enterprise Edition Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago) Use case: We need to have the above three MongoDb users which are not present in LDAP ...
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Database system to store very large amount of data [closed]

I am developing a website in PHP, in which I have to import about 10 million records per day from the existing system. My question is which database system I can use to manage this amount of data. ...
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check storage engine from shell

I'm upgrading to 3.0 and ran into some issues with the upgrade. Specifically, I got an error when trying to start up mongod via ssh, it tried to use the default dbpath instead of the one i specified ...
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Backup with mongoexport or mongodump?

For production backup, MongoDB recommends mongodump instead of mongoexport for accuracy of data. However, I would need to "scrub" data off a MongoDB database before backing it up. I am not aware of ...
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Mongodb exception in initAndListen

My MongoDB server was full so Mongod service could not start. There was a specific db that I didn't need, so I have deleted its file from the dbpath. Now when I try to start the service again I'm ...
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Choosing shard key with compound index field

I have a compound key with field articleId_1_host_1_timeStamp_1_isIndia_1_location_1. Cardinality of fields is articleId has 20000 different value host has 17 value timestamp is increasing field ...
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MongoDB does'nt starts after changing the data directory

I have installed a mongodb instance using yum..Now everything works fine.I started the service using service mongod start,it works good.Then i changed the data directory and log path in the ...
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Can I copy a collection in mongoDB from one database to another by copying the db files directly?

I tried using cloneCollection http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/reference/command/cloneCollection/ , but clonecollection takes a lot of time in case of big collection because it starts indexing the data. ...
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Should mongodb be run in a service, or a worker cluster?

I'm trying to implement an architecture that's similar to the coreos's production architecture (shown below) Should I run the database as a central service or one or more of the workers? I figured ...
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3 Node Replica Set all became SECONDARY

my 3 set replica set all became secondary and I'm not sure why. db1 2014-12-12T02:43:55.067+0000 [conn1413096] end connection 10.0.64.12:58483 (512 connections now open) 2014-12-12T02:43:55.067+0000 ...
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MongoDB text index and text search

I have a mongodb collection db.articles,it has 2 keys ,"title" and "abstract".I want to do text search on these two keys.For example, the search text is "physics",and I want all the documents whose ...
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MongoDB installation Ubuntu 12.04 LTS errors

I need some help with my MongoDB installation on a clean, fresh Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with no nonsense installed. I thought it would be a piece of cake, but I got some errors and the Ubuntu-forums ...
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Storing multidimensional array in MongoDB

I am attempting to convert a large MySQL database of product information (dimensions, specifications, etc) to MongoDB for flexibility and to move away from the restriction of a column based table. I ...
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MongoDB can't add new replica set member [rsSync] SEVERE: Got signal: 6

I have a replica set and I added a new member to the set. The initialSync begins for the new member and rs.status (on primary) shows STARTUP2 as status. However, after a long enough time, there's a ...
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mongodb replication node stuck at “STARTUP2” with optimeDate as 1970

i have just setup replica sets with three nodes . the third node is stuck at stateStr STARTUP2 with "optimeDate" : ISODate("1970-01-01T00:00:00Z"). However its showing no error message. Is this ...
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Use index intersection feature in mongo 2.6 to compound shard key

I am having three indexes like name,age,salary. I can use them as compound index as per 2.6 (name and age together). But can i use the same indexes as compound shard key like name and age. i also have ...
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mongoDB: querying for a document that has an object reference

I have a widgets collection that has records like this: { "_id" : ObjectId("55a6abe193819c033d4d755a"), "name" : "widget1"} { "_id" : ObjectId("55a6abe193819c033d4d755a"), "name" : "widget2", "loc" : ...
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mongoDB design - to embed or not to embed

Let's say I have a mongoDB database with 3 collections: widgets thingomajiggers locations The way the application is going to be used that I will always force the user to specify a location ...
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Client not reading from Mongo secondary database

I've implemented a replica set that I'm using globally. I have my master in Oregon, US and 4 secondaries. California and Virginia, Frankfurt and Sydney. I also have web servers in those same regions ...
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Standalone MongoDB to MongoDB Shard Setup

I'm learning MongoDB currently so maybe the title of this question is worded poorly, but I'm looking to understand the scaling of Mongo better. I did some research on what DB would be best for my ...
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MongoDB sharding

I have a questions about mongodb sharding. I have 7 VM with 1 master mongos and 3 config server en 3 shard servers. Mongo Main - 192.168.212.173 poort 27020 Mongo Shard1 - ...
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Why do I have to run mongod as root?

When I run "/usr/bin/mongod --config /var/data/rs1/rs1db0v3.conf". It failes. The error is: warning: bind_ip of 0.0.0.0 is unnecessary; listens on all ips by default about to fork child process, ...
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MongoDB eats 100% CPU when idle

I am running in OpenVZ container with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. MongoDB version: db version v3.0.4 git version: 0481c958daeb2969800511e7475dc66986fa9ed5 I use clean installation like described here - ...
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Why does MongoDB extend FileSize if it is already 5x larger than DataSize

I recently had to assign more diskspace to my MongoDB 2.4.8 instance. This instance continually receives transactions, makes some updates and then deletes them after 3 months. I would therefore expect ...
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Issue while restarting - mongdb

I had tried to start the mongodb service using the following command in linux machine. service mongod restart I am getting the following error Stopping mongod: ...
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Best embed/reference/field strategy for many inserts (mongo)

I'm building a gaming backend with Mongo, and have some issues on how to best design the schema to maximize performance and database size. My models: User Match -ReferenceMany (User) ...
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Best design of mongo replica set for DB read/write speed

I'm building a Node app that uses MongoDB. Whilst it would probably be fine to have node and mongo sitting on the same VPS, I want to ensure that the MongoDB is backed up and maintain high ...
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Error while changing the authentication - mongoDB

I had database level authentication in mongoDB, I had tried to change the password for existing user. It is throwing not authorized error. Steps i followed to change the password use wallet ...
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mongodb service not running after changing path

I have changed the dbpath of mongodb.conf. And after that trying to start mongodb service,when I run sudo service mongodb start I get back mongodb start/running, process 7320 After that I run: ...
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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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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" : ...