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Published by John Potocny and Ewen Fortune on Jul 24, 2017 12:31:35 PM

Deciding Which Storage Engine is Right for You: WiredTiger

We've recently written several articles about the history and advantages of MongoDB's storage engines, explaining why WiredTiger replaced MMAPv1 as the default engine and the contexts in which MMAPv1 might still be the best choice for some users.

In this article, we'll continue these conversations and consider how you should decide which storage engine is right for you, this time returning to WiredTiger. It may be MongoDB's default engine, but is it the best option in every situation?

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Published by John Potocny and Ewen Fortune on Jun 23, 2017 6:08:47 PM

Deciding Which Storage Engine is Right for You: MMAPv1

In a recent article, we began an examination of MongoDB storage engines by explaining why WiredTiger is the current default engine. In this piece, we'll continue discussing storage engines and start to look at the specific characteristics of other available options, beginning with MMAPv1, to help readers understand which one is right for their system and workloads.

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