M102: MongoDB for DBAs

MongoDB University

Learn what you need to know to deploy, maintain, and scale MongoDB in production.

About this course

Learn everything you need to know to administer a MongoDB installation in production.

This course begins by assuming you have no experience with MongoDB, taking you through the basics of installation. Then you will learn about JSON and Mongo's extensive query capabilities through the Mongo shell. We will cover importing, and exporting data into Mongo. After that, we cover replication and fault tolerance. Then it is on to scaling out with MongoDB, including indexing, performance tuning, monitoring, and sharding. Finally, we cover backups and recovery. No prior experience with MongoDB is assumed for this course but a knowledge of administration of another database will be helpful.

Prerequisites

Basic system administration skills. A working knowledge of relational database concepts is helpful but not required. Javascript is the shell language for MongoDB and rudimentary knowledge of that is also helpful, but not required.

Course staff

Dwight Merriman

Dwight is one of the original authors of MongoDB. In 1995, Dwight co-founded DoubleClick and served as its CTO for ten years. Dwight was the architect of the DoubleClick ad serving infrastructure, DART, which serves tens of billions of ads per day. Dwight is co-founder, Chairman, and the original architect of Panther Express (now part of CDNetworks), a content distribution network (CDN) technology that serves hundreds of thousands of objects per second. Dwight is also a co-founder and investor in BusinessInsider.com and Gilt Groupe.

FAQ

  • What is the cost of the class?

    This class is free.

  • What do I need to take this class?

    You will need access to a computer. A recent Windows, Mac OS or Linux based machine will work fine.

  • What do I receive for taking this course?

    You will get a statement of accomplishment from MongoDB, Inc.

  • Do I need to be available during a certain hour of the day to watch the course?

    The course is self-paced with weekly deadlines. The course will be broken down into short video segments with periodic assessments to check on your progress, weekly assignments and a final exam.

  • How does the grading work?

    You will receive a final grade but the grade won't be on your certificate of completion. To receive a certificate of completion, you will need to achieve 65% on graded material. There are three different types of assessments within the course: quizzes, weekly assignments and a final exam/project. Quizzes don't count toward your grade. Quizzes are intended to help you check your own understanding. The weekly assignments will comprise one half of your grade and the final exam/project one half of your grade. Most assignments will be due on Mondays. Each week we will release new video lectures and a new assignments. Unfortunately, due to the large number of students and in the interest of fairness, late assignments cannot be accepted.

  • Will I be able to get help?

    We will be providing online forums where students can help each other. In addition, the instructor and other staff will monitor the forums and try to help. Often the fastest answer comes from another student. We will also be holding weekly office hours online. The technology for that is TBD.

Dates:
  • 30 September 2014, 7 weeks
Course properties:
  • Free:
  • Paid:
  • Certificate:
  • MOOC:
  • Video:
  • Audio:
  • Email-course:
  • Language: English Gb

Reviews

No reviews yet. Want to be the first?

Register to leave a review

Show?id=n3eliycplgk&bids=695438
NVIDIA
More on this topic:
Course_image.244be57a775f C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
Become a MongoDB Certified DBA, Associate Level. Audience The MongoDB Certified...
Course_image.d065a8e8de13 M202: MongoDB Advanced Deployment and Operations
Take a deep dive into maintaining and scaling production MongoDB deployments...
More from 'Computer Science':
Mooc%20icon Investigative Journalism for the Digital Age
Learn from some of the best investigative journalism instructors in the United...
542d8850-77cd-4675-961a-b2673dbfc895-a7f9ce414e4a.small Principles of Synthetic Biology
Learn how to engineer biological systems and program organisms to perform novel...
967eee29-87e8-4f2d-9257-a1b38ec07e85-00b9597528dd.small IoT Sensors and Devices
Explore various IoT devices and sensor types, how they work, and how we connect...
F4ce8928-2ca9-47f0-bc53-804769ffe095-e7af9f84b6dd.small IoT Programming and Big Data
Learn how to apply software solutions for different systems and Big Data needs...
A7f1e3cc-898d-4ee0-90d2-2f0b489e2346-9ce0c8c2541f.small Health Informatics for better and safer healthcare
Learn when and how Informatics is used in different fields of healthcare, what...
More from 'MongoDB University':
Course_image.244be57a775f C100DBA: MongoDB Certified DBA Associate Exam
Become a MongoDB Certified DBA, Associate Level. Audience The MongoDB Certified...
Course_image.477c061cd1c5 C100DEV: MongoDB Certified Developer Associate Exam
Become a MongoDB Certified Developer, Associate Level. Audience The MongoDB...
Course_image.55caf7007d31 M101J: MongoDB for Java Developers
Learn what you need to know to develop applications against MongoDB using Java...
Course_image.da0c5c6dc38f M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js Developers
Learn what you need to know to develop applications against MongoDB using Node...
Course_image.82cd9bda8fc5 M101P: MongoDB for Developers
Learn what you need to know to develop applications against MongoDB using Python...

© 2013-2019