#6 — March 7, 2018

Read on the Web

MongoDB Weekly


Cloud Data Strategies: Preventing Data Black Holes in the Cloud — An attempt to draw parallels between gravity and the problems caused by storing large amounts of data in a single cloud location. These problems can be mitigated by MongoDB which has distribution baked in, particular with its Atlas service.

Leo Zheng

MongoDB Quick Reference Sheet [PDF] — A useful ‘cheat sheet’ of common commands to print out and pin at your desk.

Nitin Nain

Fraternate: A Node.js and MongoDB Powered Clone of the GitHub User Management System — In essence, this is a boilerplate Node/Express.js app that implements a GitHub-style user and organization management system to lay your own app on top of.

Isithelo Technical Solutions


New to MongoDB Atlas: Live Migrate Sharded Clusters and Deployments Running MongoDB 2.6 — A look at two new enhancements to MongoDB Atlas live migration that make it easier to take advantage of the official cloud database service for MongoDB with minimal impact on production apps.

Jesse Krasnostein

Live Migrate Your Sharded Cluster to Atlas — Atlas Live Migration now supports 3.2 and 3.4 Sharded Clusters. Downtime required. See the docs for more.


Tutorials & Resources

An Introduction to Mongoose for MongoDB — Mongoose is an Object Data Modeling library for MongoDB and Node. It manages relationships between data, provides schema validation, and is used to translate between objects in code and the representation of those objects in MongoDB.

Nick Karnik

How to Monitor MongoDB Database Performance — An oldie, but shares some good advice on keeping your MongoDB environment running smoothly by way of keeping a close eye on six key metrics.

Rick Golba

Sorting Lexicographically in MongoDB 3.4+

Alexandre Bonnetain

How To Push and Pop Items into a MongoDB Document Array



Accelerating A Path to Digital with A Cloud Data Strategy – March 14, 2018 (London) — Join this MongoDB seminar and learn best practices for developing a cloud data strategy to help accelerate your business’s digital transformation.

MongoDB.local – March 20 (Sydney) — A one-day educational conference covering topics from MongoDB fundamentals to advanced techniques of app design and performance management.

MongoDB Is Coming to Germany – April 12th (Munich) — A day of hands-on, deep-dive technical sessions.