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  • Edited Tutorial

    How To Use the MongoDB Shell

    The MongoDB shell is an interactive console you can use to connect to the database server and execute commands on it, allowing you to perform administrative tasks and read, write, or manipulate data directly. This tut...
    By Mateusz Papiernik MongoDB Databases
  • Edited Tutorial

    How To Use MongoDB Access Control

    MongoDB employs a robust mechanism to control access and privileges to a databases system known as Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). In this tutorial, you'll learn how RBAC works, the meaning and purpose of the princi...
    By Mateusz Papiernik MongoDB Security Databases
  • Edited Conceptual article

    An Introduction to Document-Oriented Databases

    This conceptual article outlines the key concepts related to document databases and discusses benefits of using them. Examples used in this article reference MongoDB, a widely-used document-oriented database, but most...
    By Mateusz Papiernik NoSQL Conceptual MongoDB
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack on Ubuntu 18.04

    A "LAMP" stack is a group of open source software that is typically installed together to enable a server to host dynamic websites and web apps. This stack typically consists of the Linux operating system, the Apache ...
    By Mark Drake, Erika Heidi LAMP Stack Databases PHP MySQL Apache Ubuntu 18.04
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Connect to a Managed Database on Ubuntu 18.04

    If you're new to working with managed databases, the best way to perform certain tasks, like connecting to the database, may not be self-evident. In this guide, we will go over how to install client programs for a var...
    By Mark Drake Databases PostgreSQL MySQL Redis Ubuntu 18.04
  • Weighing Your MongoDB Implementation Options

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide highlights some of the different editions and implementations of MongoDB as well as their security implications.
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security
  • Managing Ongoing Security Concerns in MongoDB

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide highlights a few important long-term security considerations to keep in mind after one has deployed and started using a ...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security
  • Encrypting Your MongoDB Data

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide focuses on highlighting MongoDB's encryption features.
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Databases Security
  • Leveraging MongoDB's Built-in Authentication and Authorization Methods

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide focuses on the document database's authorization and authentication features.
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Databases
  • Deploying MongoDB With Redundancy

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide highlights the importance of regularly creating backups of your Mongo data and highlights the document database's built-...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Deployment Backups
  • Restricting MongoDB's Network Exposure

    Part of a series of conceptual articles outlining security best practices in MongoDB, this guide focuses on strategies for limiting network access to a running Mongo instance.
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Conceptual Networking Databases
  • Published Conceptual article

    Understanding MongoDB: Advantages of a Document-Oriented NoSQL Database

    MongoDB is a document-oriented NoSQL database used in many modern web applications. This conceptual article provides a high-level overview of the features that set MongoDB apart from other database management systems ...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Conceptual
  • Published Tutorial in Series: How To Troubleshoot Issues in MySQL

    How To Allow Remote Access to MySQL

    Many websites and applications start off with their web server and database backend hosted on the same machine. With time, though, a setup like this can become cumbersome and difficult to scale. A common solution is t...
    By Mark Drake MySQL Databases Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
  • Edited Tutorial

    How To Automate Backups with DigitalOcean Spaces

    Backing up important data is an essential part of managing any computer infrastructure. In this tutorial, we will build a script around the s3cmd command line tool which can be used to quickly upload data to DigitalOc...
    By Sebastian Canevari Backups Object Storage DigitalOcean Solutions
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Set Up Replication in MySQL

    MySQL replication is a process that allows you to easily maintain multiple copies of a MySQL data by having them copied automatically from a master to a slave database. This can helpful for many reasons including faci...
    By Mark Drake MySQL
  • Published Tutorial series

    MongoDB Security: Best Practices to Keep Your Data Safe

    MongoDB (https://www.mongodb.com/), also known as Mongo, is a document database used in many modern web applications. As with any database management system, it's critical that those responsible for managing a Mongo d...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Conceptual Networking Databases Deployment Backups
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Install and Configure pgAdmin 4 in Server Mode

    In this tutorial, we'll walk through the process of installing and configuring the latest version of pgAdmin onto an Ubuntu 18.04 server, accessing pgAdmin through a web browser, and connecting it to a PostgreSQL data...
    By Mark Drake PostgreSQL Apache Python Databases Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Configure Keyfile Authentication for MongoDB Replica Sets on Ubuntu 20.04

    This tutorial outlines how to update an existing replica set to use keyfile authentication. The procedure involved in this guide will also ensure that the replica set doesn't go through any downtime, so the data withi...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Databases NoSQL Ubuntu
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Configure a MongoDB Replica Set on Ubuntu 20.04

    The practice of synchronizing data across multiple separate databases is called replication. In MongoDB, a group of servers that maintain the same data set through replication are referred to as a replica set. This tu...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security High Availability NoSQL Databases Ubuntu
  • Published Tutorial

    How To Secure MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

    MongoDB doesn't have authentication enabled by default, meaning that any user with access to the server where the database is installed can add and delete data without restriction. In order to secure this vulnerabilit...
    By Mark Drake MongoDB Security Databases NoSQL Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04