Getting started with Python and MongoDB

Getting started with Python and MongoDB
Scalegrid.io is a MongoDB management solution for public clouds. MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL database by 10gen. Scalegrid will help you provision, configure high availability/disaster recovery, deprovision, monitor, upgrade, clone, backup and...

Getting Started with PHP and MongoDB

Getting Started with PHP and MongoDB
Scalegrid.io is a MongoDB management solution for public clouds. MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL database by 10gen. Scalegrid will help you provision, configure high availability/disaster recovery, deprovision, monitor, upgrade, clone, backup and...


Help define an awesome MongoDB GUI tool

Help define an awesome MongoDB GUI tool
Since launching MongoDirector.com a few months back, we have heard one question consistently from our customers. That is - a recommendation for a MongoDB GUI that they can use to query data with. Most are looking for something similar to SQL Server management studio or MySQL workbench. We spent...

Importing data into a MongoDB instance

Importing data into a MongoDB instance
Whether your restoring a backup or migrating an server, importing data is a key step in the process. MongoDB provides many ways to importing data into your deployment. You can import a collection, database or the whole deployment. In this blog post, we will talk about three different ways to import...


MongoDB backup and restore

MongoDB backup and restore
Scalegrid automates the backup and restore of MongoDB instances. With a single click, Scalegrid will backup or restore a MongoDB instance or replica set. Since Scalegrid uses full backups, all databases, users and settings are restored on the instance. Backups are implemented using point in time...

Cloning a MongoDB instance or replica set

Cloning a MongoDB instance or replica set
Cloning MongoDB deployments and instances is a popular and easy way to create an exact copy (size, configuration and data) of an existing MongoDB cluster. A majority of our customers use cloning for running reports or in dev/test scenarios. A clone allows for a point in time copy of the deployment....


Scalegrid MachinePools/Cloud profiles

Scalegrid MachinePools/Cloud profiles
Scalegrid machine pools/Cloud profiles are a very powerful construct that help administrators and developers organize and streamline common machine settings on the Amazon EC2 machines. Cloud profiles provides a single mechanism to group together and handle as a single construct a number of...