Should You Enable MongoDB Journaling?

Should You Enable MongoDB Journaling?
MongoDB uses an on-disk journal to guarantee write operations and provide crash resiliency. MongoDB also creates a journal for every write that includes the exact disk location and the bytes that changed in the write. Thus, if you have a crash in the server, the journal can be used to replay any...




Tracking MongoDB Memory Usage

Tracking MongoDB Memory Usage - ScaleGrid Blog
Understanding MongoDB memory usage is crucial for a good MongoDB hosting experience. For best performance, it's imperative to keep your working set in-memory. I've seen a few suggestions that if you use solid-state drives (SSD), it makes memory less important. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM)...


Seamless Scale For Your MongoDB Servers

Seamless Scale For Your MongoDB Servers
How often have you struggled with scaling up your MongoDB hosting servers? You started off on a small server, but now your business is growing rapidly and you need to throw in more memory, more CPU, and more disk.  It can be a tedious and time-consuming process for you to upgrade all of your...

MongoDB Replica Sets with Arbiters

MongoDB Replica Sets with Arbiters
ScaleGrid now supports replica sets with arbiters in our fully managed MongoDB Cloud plans! This gives you a lower cost high availability option - you can keep two full copies of your data and one arbiter. Arbiters are voting members of the replica set and do not store any data. The MongoDB...