LA MongoDB meetup

  • In February of 2011

What OS for production?

  • Linux
  • Ubuntu

For production

  • Always use 64 bit machines
  • Use the 10gen binaries, not the Ubuntu ones
  1. Register 10gen signing key
  2. Set up 10gen package repo

TODO - look this up on the mongo wiki

Python Language Driver

  • python-longodb
  • On launchpad
  • Check on pypi


  • Loops of hoopla in community about need for backups.replication
  • Single server durability big part of 1.8 release coming up


  • If you introspect on a document in order to list its fields, how do you manually order the fields?

Features, ease of use