Rootconf 2014

On devops and cloud infrastructure

Suchit Puri


Scaling to 2000 request per second with MongoDB

Submitted Jan 8, 2014

The Objective of this session is to showcase my experiences with developing , scalling to 2000 req/sec and performance testing the website for one of the biggest media houses of the UK .


In this session i will talk about

1) How important is “Schema Design” when scalling mongo.
2) Mongo Sharding .
3) Locking mechanisms in Mongo ( DB level locks , mongo instance level locking ).
4) Replication mechanisms in a mongo shard.
5) Performance testing the applicatoin , we used
6) The Good side of mongo - the flixibility it provides to your application
7) Problems faced with migrations.

Speaker bio

I am an agilist and ardent follower of XP best practices like TDD, Pair Programming, Continuous Integration and continuous deployments. I have worked for clients ranging from small startups to big MNC’s ; getting involved during project inceptions/client management, juggling many hats; doing analysis, coding, deployments and automation during a project’s life-cycle. I have also been doing consulting on Agile Adoption , TDD ,CI.
I work for Thoughtworks.




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