Return of the Mongo Mailbag

On the mongodb-user mailing list last week, someone asked (basically): I have 4 servers and I want two shards. How do I set it up? A lot of people have been asking questions about configuring replica sets and sharding, so here’s how to do it in nitty-gritty detail. The Architecture Prerequisites: if you aren’t tooContinue reading “Return of the Mongo Mailbag”

Mongo Mailbag #2: Updating GridFS Files

Welcome to week two of Mongo Mailbag, where I take a question from the Mongo mailing list and answer it in more detail. If you have a question you’d like to see answered in excruciating detail, feel free to email it to me. Is it possible (with the PHP driver) to storeBytes into GridFS (forContinue reading “Mongo Mailbag #2: Updating GridFS Files”

Mongo Mailbag: Master/Slave Configuration

Trying something new: each week, I’ll take an interesting question from the MongoDB mailing list and answer it in more depth. ┬áSome of the replies on the list are a bit short, given that the developers are trying to, you know, develop (as well as answer over a thousand questions a month). ┬áSo, I’m goingContinue reading “Mongo Mailbag: Master/Slave Configuration”