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How secure is mongodb with elastic beanstalk and EC2

I have a questions. I run MongoDB on one of instances of EC2 and application on Elastic BeansTalk. I restricted access to DB: only application can access it. DB instance has Elastic IP because it is ...
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How to display query result in rockmongo by using execute method

I executed a command in mongo.exe > db.tablebusiness.find({"_id": "the-simmons-paradise__41.85_-87.88"}); I got results: Now I try similar command in rockmongo. If I execute db.tablebusiness....
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Running a simple logging program, how to diagnose spikes mongod's CPU activity?

I'm running mongodb 1.4.7 - I've a node server set up which logs incoming requests in a logs collection: {'u':'user123', 'l':'log data'} In addition, once the request happens, the server will check ...
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Replicating MongoDB server on windows

I have a main server(windows-27017) and on that i replicated my data on different port (37017) but same server. Now i am trying to add my notebook as a replicate server on mongodb and installed ...
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MongoDB shell version error (Server has startup warnings)

I installed MongoDB under Ubuntu server and when inter to MongoDB shell i got this error and warnings. MongoDB shell version: 2.4.7 connecting to: test Server has startup warnings: Sun Oct 27 09:58:...
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Installing mongodb as service

I'm trying to install mongodb as service on a machine running Windows Server 2008R2. I'm getting this message in the command prompt: The service is not responding to the control function. More help ...
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Sharded key-value store using MongoDB

Would like to set up a key-value store that is sharded across multiple machines. We are currently using MongoDB, is there a reason why we shouldn't use MongoDB for this purpose? We also use Redis, ...
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MongoDB scaling when working with files

I have read through the MongoDB manual about sharding and replicasets. However, I would like to know if the following can be achieved with sufficient performance (read/write): Saving 10,000,000 ...
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Launchctl in MongoDB

I'm trying to configure MongoDB in OS X Mountain Lion. I've installed with Homebrew; I have followed lots of tutorials, but I have got an issue which I haven't been able to solved. The issue is ...
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Improving concurrency in MongoDB via sharding

Our current setup: Cluster of ~500 ec2 c1.xLarge worker nodes with 8 threads on each running scientific simulations Results temporarily stored at runtime on each worker node's local MongoDB, using ...
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Can I disable journalling to improve performance

We have a 16 shard MongoDB 2.4 installation running in AWS that is eating money. The data is volatile, it only gets used within 15 minutes of creation If the cluster goes down we wipe it out and ...
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MongoDB cloneCollection between CentOS servers times out at 2 hours

I'm trying to clone a MongoDB collection from CentOS server A to CentOS server B. Both are running 2.4.6. The copy works great until exaxctly 2 hours, at which point I get a 9001 socket exception: "...
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Diffrence between relational and unrelational database [closed]

What is the difference between relational(MySql) and unrelational database(MongoDb)
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What does maintenanceMode -7 mean on a mongo primary?

I've recently promoted a new member to primary of a mongo replicaset. Things seem to be running smoothly for several days and am not seeing any application symptoms of any problems. However peeking ...
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Memory management scenario with MongoDB

I'm implementing a medium scale marketing e-commerce affiliation site, which has following estimates, Total Size of Data: 5 - 10 GB Indexes on Data: 1 GB approx (which I wanted to be in memory) Disk ...
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mongodb: replica-set with load balancer

Is there an option for load balancing with mongodb replica sets? I am not asking for a HAProxy or similar, but for a built-in feature from mongodb. Could not find tips for this in the docs.
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I found the normal ULimit setting for mongo db is as follows:

I found the normal ULimit setting for mongo db is as follows: -f (file size): unlimited -t (cpu time): unlimited -v (virtual memory): unlimited [1] -n (open files): 64000 -m (...
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Accessing unsharded database in a MongoDB shard cluster without going through mongos?

As far as I can understand, not all databases in a MongoDB shard cluster have to be sharded; I can keep some databases unsharded, on only one of the shards. So suppose I have a shard cluster, with ...
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mongodb config servers not in sync

I have setup with 2 shards, with 2 replica servers and 3 config servers, and 2 mongos. I have following problems: 1) mongo config servers out of sync: Aug 14 09:46:48 server mongos.27017[10143]: Sun ...
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Creating mongo 3 node replica set on ec2 problems

I'm trying to create a 3 node cluster of mongo replicas on ec2 instances, with internal ips 10.168.xxx.xxx, 10.166.xxx.xxx and 10.188.xxx.xxx, my config file is: dbpath = /home/ubuntu/mongo-data/ ...
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Check and remove iteratively without an index

Without sync priority or performance requirements on the task, I need to check all documents once per day and removing some of them. The find filter is not static but can be defined within a db ...
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Mongo repair database “ERROR: error: exception cloning object in local.system.replset ”

I'm trying to repair a mongo database and am running into the following error early on: Wed Jul 24 16:55:21 [initandlisten] ERROR: error: exception cloning object in local.system.replset E11000 ...
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How to handle “or” possibilities in MongoDB

I'm new to MongoDB and by no means an expert in DB design in general. This feels like a really basic question that's probably been answered a million times, but I'm having a surprisingly hard time ...
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MongoDB RAM requirements doubt

I have a data file with 100 million documents. The number of documents is expected to always remain between 100 million and 200 million for atleast a year. I have 15 GB Ram. Currently the update ...
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Preventing mongodb crashes

I am using mongodb with the web server. Recently, I observed that mongodb server crashed after "no space left" for journalling. So, after some online help I could repair and restart the DB. But, ...
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Scalability: Desiging a message table

This question might be deadly simple but I wanted to make sure I am going through the correct path and not making any simple and irrevertible mistakes. My project will be based on messaging and it ...
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MongoDB: queue vs. realtime write/update

On a large mongoDB I have 2 different use-cases for reading and 2 different types for write/update. read 1: find by index -> no question on this. this works like a charm - as long as the index fits ...
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mongostat causing CPU 100%

On a 64Bit Debian 6 OS with 4 CPU cores and 8GB RAM, I can reproduce an issue with mongostat. Whenever I create an index, reIndex or even index in background, according to top, the CPU load is 40-60% ...
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What happens if there are too many inserts in MongoDB? How to ensure all data is stored?

I use MongoDB to store periodically measured values. Every ~100 ms a bunch of values is inserted as document. It works fine, but I'm worried about performance issues. (I use safe inserts, it seems as ...
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MongoDB secondary heartbeat hangs

We have got the same issue in two replica sets in AWS cloud. According to rs.status() on primary secondary jumping between SECONDARY and unhealthy states. With period of 10-20 seconds. In logs I see ...
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Locking and Faulting on import

My collection with a _id and a single field index is run on a single node/on localhost, has 48GB RAM and 16 core CPU available. The hdd is in RAID1, without SSD cache. Mongo version 2.4. I run a ...
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Should I deploy Mongodb sharding for 50 collections?

I have a 10 node clusters that runs about 50 concurrent jobs. Each job needs to read/write a separate collection. So I have about 50 collections roughly. Each collection has about 20 M records. Most ...
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Overview of how MongoDB uses its various threads

On one instance I have MongoDB using ~85 threads. In lieu of having time to investigate directly, I am curious: What are the threads used for? Do they fall into a few high-level usage categories? How ...
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How to find mongo document by ObjectID age

I have a collection of documents I'd like to pull a subset created after a certain point in time. I understand the timestamp of creation is encoded in each documents ObjectID (assuming they are auto ...
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Would Mongo's ObjectID work well in InnoDB's clustered index?

Mongo's ObjectID is defined like this: ObjectId is a 12-byte BSON type, constructed using: a 4-byte value representing the seconds since the Unix epoch, a 3-byte machine identifier, ...
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Store large hierarchy in NoSQL each day and compare

I'm in the process of creating a utility that stores a fairly large hierarchy into a NoSQL document. The data of this is similar to an Active Directory / LDAP structure which contains sub groupings, ...
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Storing dynamic data in NoSQL

I have scenario where I need to store unstructured data but the rest of my data is structured and relational. An example of the type of unstructured data is as explained below: User Type 1: How do ...
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Getting next and previous document

In a mongo collection I have a list of words (millions words). {word:'a'} {word:'b'} {word:'x'} {word:'y'} {word:'z'} I need to get lexical adjacent of a word. I am looking for most efficient method....
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MongoDB: Aggregation workaround by helper collection

Since I regularly run against mongodb's document size limit and also aggregation framework's group limitations >16M, depending on the amount of data I need to process, I look for a simple ...
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Mongodb - Returning the points nearest to a location, with distance

What is the MongoDB's equivalent to this query: SELECT 111151.29341326 * SQRT( pow(-6.186753-`Latitude`, 2) + pow(106.772835-`Longitude`, 2) ...
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Is it possible to upgrade mongodb cluster without upgrading arbiters?

Is it possible to have running real nodes with version 2.4 and arbiter nodes with 2.0 or 1.8 in the replica set? Upgrade guides for version 2.2 and 2.4, did not tell anything about upgrading arbiters....
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How would I change this relational model to fit a nosql database?

Because of things beyond my control, I have to switch from a relational database to MongoDB for the advertising platform I'm helping to build. I've got a relational schema sketched out, but I'm unsure ...
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Structuring data in MongoDB for a to-do list type application

This is a fairly high level question as I am in the initial stages of planning this application, and am also very new to MongoDB and document-based databases in general. Disclaimer aside, I am ...
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Does Mongo have disappearing/phantom writes

I have heard that Mongo has something like phantom writes. For example, if I have a web request with the following db commands in a single unit of work: a) update comments in article b) update ...
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Are shards distributed randomly across machines in MongoDB or are they in order?

Are shards distributed randomly across machines in MongoDB or are they in order? For example, if I had a MongoDB cluster that was sharded across two machines and my shard key was a person's name, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade MongoDB from 2.0 to 2.4 directly

We have a replica set with 2 members and one arbiter in production. 10gen documentation states that 2.0 to 2.2 is a binary-compatible “drop-in" upgrade and so it's 2.2 to 2.4. Is it safe to upgrade ...
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admin user can not login to other databases after upgrading to mongodb 2.4

I had a mongodb 2.2 database with auth enabled. but after upgrading to 2.4 my admin user can not login to any database other than admin database. I removed it from system.users then created another ...
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Which database is designed for storing and incrementing values?

We're trying to build a stats server that stores visits for each document on a section for a specific date, so we need a table that has the following parameters: documentID sectionID date visits The ...
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Mongo replication lag slowly increasing [duplicate]

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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assistance with mongodb setup on windows server

I am currently setting up Mongo DB on a dedicated web server. I am not experienced with Mongo so I have some questions around its setup. I have done research in to Mongo etc but would like some ...