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Practical MongoDB: Architecting, Developing, and Administering MongoDB by Navin Sabharwal, Shakuntala Gupta Edward

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© Shakuntala Gupta Edward, Navin Sabharwal 2015
Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin SabharwalPractical MongoDB10.1007/978-1-4842-0647-8_8

8. MongoDB Explained

Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin Sabharwal2
(1)
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
(2)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
 
“MongoDB explained covers deep-dive concepts of what happens under the hood in MongoDB.”
In this chapter, you will learn how data is stored in MongoDB and how writes happen using journaling. Finally, you will learn about GridFS and the different types of indexes available in MongoDB.

8.1 Data Storage Engine

In the previous chapter, you looked at the core services that are deployed as part of MongoDB; you also looked at replica sets and sharding. In this section, we will talk about the ...

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