MongoDB is available on a number of platforms Linux, Unix, Windows, MacOS, etc.

It couldn’t be easier to install and get running … however as with any database there are a number of administration tasks you will need to know how to accomplish be it upgrades, backups, repairs, etc.

Below are some videos to help you master MongoDB Administration.

The Basics

What Ops People Need to Know About MongoDB


Mathias Stearns of 10Gen has also presented two different intros to administration … viewable here and here.

Mathias Stearn works on the core MongoDB server and maintains the C language driver. Previously, he worked at FactSet where he used MongoDB in a log analysis application. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

MongoDB Administration Part 1

This two part series will help you get a good understanding of how to administer MongoDB. The talks are by Eliot Horowitz of 10Gen.


MongoDB Administration Part 2


Eliot is CTO of 10gen, the company that sponsors the open source MongoDB project. Eliot is one of the core MongoDB kernel committers. Eliot is also the co-founder and chief scientist of ShopWiki. In January 2005, he began developing the crawling and data extraction algorithm that is the core of ShopWiki’s innovative technology. Eliot has quickly become one of Silicon Alley’s up and coming entrepreneurs, having been selected as one of BusinessWeek’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under Age 25 in 2006. Prior to ShopWiki, Eliot was a software developer in the R&D group at DoubleClick. Eliot received a B.S. in Computer Science from Brown University.


One of the most popular platforms to run MongoDB on is Linux, here is a recent talk by Chris Lea who works for Media Temple.

Linux Administration for MongoDB


  • eswar

    All Videos not available. It says: “Sorry, this show has been removed from Blip”, it means the show you are looking for has been removed.

    Please help