Getting Started with PHP and MongoDB

Getting Started with PHP and MongoDB
ScaleGrid 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 and disaster recovery, deprovision, monitor, upgrade, clone, backup and...


Help Define an Awesome MongoDB GUI Tool

Help Define an Awesome MongoDB GUI Tool
Since launching ScaleGrid a few months back, we've heard one question consistently from our customers - which MongoDB GUI tool do you recommend using to query data with? Most MongoDB hosting customers are looking for something similar to SQL Server Management Studio or MySQL Workbench. So, we...

Importing Data Into a MongoDB Instance

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


MongoDB Backup and Restore

MongoDB Backup and Restore
ScaleGrid automates the process of backing up and restoring your MongoDB instances. With a single click, ScaleGrid will backup or restore a MongoDB instance or replica set. Since ScaleGrid's fully managed MongoDB hosting uses full backups, all databases, users, and settings are restored on the...

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 MongoDB hosting customers use cloning for running reports or dev/test scenarios. A clone allows for a point-in-time copy of...


Machine Pools & Cloud Profiles for MongoDB

Machine Pools & Cloud Profiles for MongoDB
ScaleGrid machine pools and 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 provide a single mechanism to group together and handle as a single construct a number of...

Getting Started with ScaleGrid

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