In this article, author Mat Keep discusses the deployment best practices of MongoDB databases with focus on capacity planning and monitoring aspects. He also explains the topics like hardware selection, key metrics for monitoring and when it’s time to add shards.
Konrad Lukasik provides practical advice on versioning and preparing a database for delivery using upgrade scripts. The article is based on experiences from enterprise environment and includes accompanying scripts and table definitions.
NoSQL databases offer alternative data storage options for storing unstructured data compared to traditional relational databases. Though the NoSQL databases have been getting a lot of attention lately, the security aspects of storing and accessing NoSQL data haven't been given much emphasis. This article focuses on the security considerations and best practices in accessing the NoSQL databases.
Lan Vuong shows the benefits of asychronous batch updates to the data base (the write-behind pattern), instead of synhronous write-through updates typical in web apps. 8