In MongoDB, the command
db.collection.explain() is an important operation that can help you understand exactly how your queries execute and behave. Once you have a grasp of how MongoDB handles
explain(), using it lets you examine queries in a number of ways.
Did you know you can use VividCortex to pull needles out of haystacks with super low effort and overhead? It’s true: next time you’re wondering how to catch that oddball query in action, without enabling a month’s worth of full query logging, VividCortex might have a solution for you.