Articles on replica sets

Building and breaking replica sets in MongoDB

Building and breaking replica sets in MongoDB

In the first of our Write Stuff articles, Alex Kilpatrick, CTO at BeehiveID, looks at a subject most Compose users won't need…

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Your Drivers Are Not Magic - Testing Your Application for High Availability

Your Drivers Are Not Magic - Testing Your Application for High Availability

It is remarkably easy to build a MongoDB-using application which doesn't handle the day to day high availability issues of a…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan

Now Available: $100 SSD Replica Sets, Beta Autoscaling

We’ve been working hard on our underlying database infrastructure for the last several months in silence (mostly). Today, we’…

Jason McCay
Jason McCay

Replica Set Read Preferences & MongoDB 2.2

When making the transition from a single server setup to a Replica Set there are many more benefits than just a hot standby.…

Dusty Hall
Dusty Hall

Speaking "MongoDB Replica Set"

Replica sets are cool. They add data redundancy in a mostly transparent way, requiring only a little extra developer knowledg…

Kurt Mackey
Kurt Mackey