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Kyle Banker
  • December 2011
  • ISBN 9781935182870
  • 312 pages

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MongoDB in Action is a comprehensive guide to MongoDB for application developers. The book begins by explaining what makes MongoDB unique and describing its ideal use cases. A series of tutorials designed for MongoDB mastery then leads into detailed examples for leveraging MongoDB in e-commerce, social networking, analytics, and other common applications.

about the technology

Big data can mean big headaches. MongoDB is a document-oriented database designed to be flexible, scalable, and very fast, even with big data loads. It's built for high availability, supports rich, dynamic schemas, and lets you easily distribute data across multiple servers.

about the book

MongoDB in Action introduces you to MongoDB and the document-oriented database model. This perfectly paced book provides both the big picture you'll need as a developer and enough low-level detail to satisfy a system engineer. Numerous examples will help you develop confidence in the crucial area of data modeling. You'll also love the deep explanations of each feature, including replication, auto-sharding, and deployment.

what's inside

  • Indexes, queries, and standard DB operations
  • Map-reduce for custom aggregations and reporting
  • Schema design patterns
  • Deploying for scale and high availability

about the reader

Written for developers. No MongoDB or NoSQL experience required.

about the author

Kyle Banker is a software engineer at 10gen where he maintains the official MongoDB drivers for Ruby and C.

Awesome! MongoDB in a nutshell.

Hardy Ferentschik, Red Hat

Excellent. Many practical examples.

Curtis Miller, Flatterline

Not only the how, but also the why.

Philip Hallstrom, PJKH, LLC

Has a developer-centric flavor--an excellent reference.

Rick Wagner, Red Hat

A must-read.

Daniel Bretoi, Advanced Energy