Results for: mongodb

Move Documents from MongoDB to Couchbase

Maybe you remember my post about moving data from CouchDB to Couchbase. If you are not using CouchDB but MongoDB you might have felt let down. I am sorry. Let’s fix this. Here’s how to move your data out of...

Server Utilization: Couchbase vs MongoDB

When I started out using MongoDB in 2012 as the ops and architecture guy, I had a few key problems with how it is architected. As time has passed, I’ve observed others having similar challenges. A fundamental problem is MongoDB...

What does MongoDB have against transparency?

MongoDB published another benchmark performed by United Software Associates. Benchmarks are a useful tool to evaluate database performance. But to be useful, they must be transparent and repeatable. If they fail to meet these standards, the results are questionable. In...

Leading NoSQL Database Vendors Couchbase, MongoDB, and DataStax Lock Horns

It’s official. The leading NoSQL database vendors – DataStax, MongoDB, and Couchbase – have locked horns. In the past 30 days, Couchbase published a benchmark on March 19th. MongoDB responded by publishing a benchmark on March 31st. DataStax responded by...

MongoDB Rules Single Node Deployments, Fails to Scale

MongoDB published an independent benchmark comparing the performance of MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, and Couchbase Server in single node deployments to counter the one we published comparing the performance of MongoDB and Couchbase Server in 9-node deployments. MongoDB performs well when...

How Wired is MongoDB + WiredTiger?

MongoDB 3.0 is a major release with long awaited improvements. The most notable? The optional storage engine WiredTiger. After all, WiredTiger was founded by the people behind Berkeley DB. MongoDB claims WiredTiger write performance is 7-10x faster than the default...

MongoDB and DataStax, In the Rearview Mirror

Thumbtack published an excellent blog post today (link). It highlights the preliminary results of performance tests executed with Couchbase Server, MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise (Apache Cassandra). The final results will be included in a benchmark report. Thumbtack consulted with Couchbase,...

Interview with the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability

Are you looking for my interview with the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability? Well, I moved it to my personal blog because it is, after all, a fictitious interview ;) Read the interview here. Enjoy!

MongoDB and Apache Cassandra / DataStax, where art thou?

Today, Thumbtack Technology published a blog post highlighting the final results of the NoSQL benchmark (link). In June, the databases were benchmarked on 4 physical servers. I could see MongoDB and DataStax in the rearview mirror (link). Then, the databases...

MongoDB and Scale Out? No, says MongoHQ

You may have heard that MongoDB has issues with scaling out. You may have heard that Viber is replacing MongoDB with Couchbase Server. Have you heard that MongoHQ has to scale up? I agree with MongoHQ on one thing. It’s...

MongoDB + Big Data, Almost There

When it comes to big data, MongoDB is almost there. It’s a start, and that’s a good thing. Discuss on Hacker News Discuss on Reddit Background I joined Couchbase in December of 2013. However, I’ve been passionate about big data...

From FinServ to HealthTech: Why These 7 Enterprises Chose Couchbase

From FinServ to HealthTech: Why These 7 Enterprises Chose Couchbase

From the moment we wake up, we create data. As we go about our day, as our hearts beat, even as we fall asleep, we keep on creating more data. To create data is a fundamental part of the human...