How does MongoDB help you manage a huMONGOus amount of data collected through your web application? With this authoritative introduction, you'll learn the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, and discover why MongoDB is a reliable, high-performance system that allows for almost infinite horizontal scalability. Written by engineers from 10gen, the company that develops and supports this open source database, MongoDB: The Definitive Guide provides guidance for database developers, advanced configuration for system administrators, and an overview of the concepts and use cases for other people on your project. Learn how easy it is to handle data as self-contained JSON-style documents, rather than as records in a relational database. * Explore ways that document-oriented storage will work for your project * Learn how MongoDB's schema-free data model handles documents, collections, and multiple databases * Execute basic write operations, and create complex queries to find data with any criteria * Use indexes, aggregation tools, and other advanced query techniques * Learn about monitoring, security and authentication, backup and repair, and more * Set up master-slave and automatic failover replication in MongoDB * Use sharding to scale MongoDB horizontally, and learn how it impacts applications * Get example applications written in Java, PHP, Python, and Ruby
Kristina is lead maintainer for the MongoDB PHP and Perl drivers. She wrote the official PHP driver and manages the PECL and CPAN releases. She currently works as a software engineer for 10gen in New York City and gives talks at meetups and conferences around the world. Mike Dirolf is a Software Engineer at 10gen, where he works on the MongoDB project. He mainly works on client drivers for Python and Ruby, but also takes time out to talk about MongoDB - he has presented at EuroPython, Strange Loop Conf, RubyEnRails, RuPy and RubyConf as well as at meetup groups in New York City, London, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Mike received a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University. Born in Albany NY, Mike currently resides in New York City.