Investigating How MongoDB’s “Majority” Write Concern Works

Introduction I’ve recently been studying an online MongoDB course from 10gen, the developers of MongoDB. MongoDB is a NoSQL database which offers a ton of features, including replica sets with automatic failover. This isn’t a beginner’s HOWTO on MongoDB; for that, head over to mongodb.org and hit the “Try It Out” button. Instead, the article… Continue reading Investigating How MongoDB’s “Majority” Write Concern Works

Installing Ruby for MongoDB Use on Windows

I’ve recently downloaded the first three chapters of Kyle Banker’s “MongoDB In Action” from Manning’s early access program.  So far, it’s shaping up to be a great read.  In it, Banker uses Ruby in his examples, and the MongoDB project provide an official Ruby driver to access MongoDB.  Now, I’m pretty much a C# person… Continue reading Installing Ruby for MongoDB Use on Windows