(Mini-Tutorial) Running with MongoDB: Build Your Cluster Like a Champ!

A session at LISA15

Wednesday 11th November, 2015

11:00am to 12:30pm (EST)

MongoDB is an open-source, document-oriented, NoSQL database that is becoming to go-to choice for many organizations. Although cunningly easy to set up and get started, MongoDB is a database, and requires proper care and knowledge to run successfully in a large scale production environment.

Attendees will learn and implement several ways that make a MongoDB clusters run smoothly. This will include replica set, deployment topology, sharding for scale, and performance considerations and insights.


  • A machine with at least 4 GB of RAM
  • At least 8 GB free disk space
  • The MongoDB distribution of version 3.0.0 or above (stable release version!) for the student OS (available for Linux, Mac, Windows)
  • Access permissions to run, install, and configure software on the OS

Who should attend:
DBAs, DevOps, and anyone taking on supporting or operating a MongoDB deployment in production.

Take back to work:

  • An understanding of MongoDB's scale and durability mechanisms
  • How to plan and deploy replica sets and sharded clusters
  • Considerations of availability, performance, and consistency when running Mongo clusters

Topics include:

  • MongoDB replica sets
  • MongoDB sharding
  • Deployment topology considerations
  • Performance considerations

About the speaker

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Nuri Halperin

Sofware consultant, speaker, mentor

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Time 11:00am12:30pm EST

Date Wed 11th November 2015

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