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For big data applications to run at their best, you need more power than most cloud providers offer. SoftLayer MongoDB hosting gives you the performance big data deserves, with the scalability options that your applications require.
Developed in partnership with 10gen, the MongoDB company, SoftLayer MongoDB hosting gives you an easy-to-use system for designing your ideal MongoDB environment and then having it automatically deployed and configured at the push of a button. And since you're deploying it on the SoftLayer platform, your solution will have all the advantages the cloud has to offer but with the performance only we can provide. More RAM capacity. More Storage. More CPU speed. Bare-metal. More control of where your data resides and how it's available.
Easy-to-use design and configuration tool.
Our hosted MongoDB solutions feature optimized hardware configurations and a CentOS distribution specially tuned for enhanced MongoDB performance. Have your servers exactly as we have optimized them, or further customize each one to fit any unique requirements you might have. Deploy one server, or a cluster in a replica set. In one data center, or all over the world.
We've made it easy to get the highest level of support for your solution. MongoDB Cloud Subscriptions from 10gen give you more features including SSL and SNMP, 24x7 phone and email support, insight from 10gen's expert team, and a single bill for the entire solution.
It's all ready in less than two hours, available month-to-month, and seamlessly integrates with the rest of your SoftLayer cloud infrastructure.
It's big data on a better platform. Giving you a big advantage.
Give your MongoDB solution more features and world class support with a MongoDB Cloud Subscription from 10gen, exclusively available through SoftLayer. It comes with:
- Subscriber edition of MongoDB
- 24/7 Gold Level Support Access to the world's most experienced MongoDB experts
- Includes SSL and SNMP support
- Instrumentation and visibility into both simple and complex MongoDB systems
- MongoDB JIRA issue tracking tool
- Quarterly check-ins to recommend actions to keep your cluster running smoothly.
Start your hosted MongoDB solution with servers configured for an exceptional MongoDB experience. Each server comes with MongoDB installed and a CentOS distribution optimized for enhanced MongoDB performance. Choose the performance package that best fits your big data requirements.
Enhance your MongoDB experience even further with 10gen MongoDB Cloud Subscriptions, available through SoftLayer. This value-added service provides upgrades to your deployment including a Subscriber edition of MongoDB and 24/7 Gold Level support.
Engineered Server Configurations
|Server Size||SMALL (SM)||MEDIUM (MD)||LARGE (LG)|
|CPU||Single 4-core 1270||Dual 6-core 5670||Dual 8-core E5-2620|
|RAM Options||8GB; 16GB; 32GB||36GB; 60GB; 128GB||128GB; 192GB; 256GB|
|Disk Options||2X 500GB SATA; 1TB SATA|| 4X 300GB 15K SAS|
2X 64GB SSD;
600GB 15k SAS; 400GB SSD
| 6X 600GB 15K SAS|
2X 64GB SSD;
|OS||CentOS 6 64bit||CentOS 6 64bit||CentOS 6 64bit|
MongoDB Cloud Subscriptions
|Server RAM Capacity||8-16GB||16-48GB||48-128GB||128-256GB|
|24/7 Gold Level Support||X||X||X||X|
|MongoDB Subscriber Edition||X||X||X||X|
|JIRA Issue Tracking||X||X||X||X|
|Quarterly Account Review||X||X||X||X|
Our MongoDB servers are preconfigured for MongoDB, have full integration with the SoftLayer platform, and are ready to take on your big data challenges.
Bare Metal Servers for Better Performance
Your big data solution can now have the power of bare metal and the ease of the cloud. Our servers (ranging from entry-level quad-core servers to sixteen core powerhouses) provide a higher level of performance than virtualized solutions are capable of delivering. And our bare-metal servers are all available in real-time with no downtime via our portal or API, so you don’t have to sacrifice agility for performance.
Full Access and Control
You get the total access and control of your complete MongoDB solution, including total utilization of your hardware, total say in where your servers and replica sets are deployed, and the ability to further customize it to any specification or requirement.
MongoDB Best Practices
We collaborated with 10gen, the creator of MongoDB, to optimize the platform. The configurations have been optimized for best MongoDB practices, based on 10gen and SoftLayer’s insight, expertise and experience and provide a range of options for any big data need.
Easy Design and Provisioning
Our configuration tool makes it easy to design and deploy complete customized MongoDB architectures. And our unique capabilities in automated deployment, installation, and configuration mean that MongoDB can be provisioned at the push of a button.
Integrated 10gen MongoDB Cloud Subscriptions Ordering
Get additional MongoDB features including SSL and SNMP, 24/7 phone and email support, insight from 10gen's expert team, and a single bill for the entire solution by adding 10gen MongoDB Cloud Subscriptions to your MongoDB Solution order.
Developed by 10gen, MongoDB is an open source, document-oriented database designed with both scalability and developer agility in mind. Instead of storing data in tables and rows as with relational databases, in MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents with dynamic schemas.
MongoDB is horizontally scalable, providing cost-effectiveness and flexibility for adding more computing power, memory, and storage capacity. As your data set gets bigger, you can simply add more servers rather than having to migrate to larger, more expensive hardware. You can incrementally adopt newer and faster compute platforms without throwing out the models you had before.
MongoDB’s horizontal distribution model provides superior support for high transaction rate applications. As more servers are added, transactions are distributed across the larger cluster of nodes, linearly increasing database capacity. Additional capacity can be added virtually without limits.
What are SoftLayer hosted MongoDB solutions?
Our MongoDB solutions are turnkey big data solutions composed of SoftLayer dedicated servers with specific hardware configurations and a version of CentOS tuned to provide an enhanced platform for running MongoDB. We engineered these configurations and optimizations in strategic partnership with 10gen engineers. MongoDB comes with MongoDB installed and configured, accelerating deployment time and simplifying the database server ordering process.
Why MongoDB as a NoSQL option?
Easy scale-out and coding velocity ("agility"). The growth of big data and the need for scalable databases to store that data was the original catalyst for the NoSQL space. However, a secondary but often equally important factor in MongoDB adoption is increased software development agility.
MongoDB developers report big productivity gains writing their apps, and often use Mongo regardless of whether or not scaling out is required. While there are MongoDB systems that exceed one million operations per second, MongoDB is also used for many apps that easily run on a single server.
MongoDB makes app development faster because it:
- Eliminates object-relational-mapping work and the so-called "impedance mismatch." (Mongo uses JSON, which maps well to object-style data.)
- Allows dynamic schemas ("schemaless" operation), which is synergistic with agile software development methodologies, which themselves hugely speed project completion.
- Makes it much easier for the developer to store and manipulate complex data and polymorphic data.
- Reduces the amount of work required to scale out the application and increase system speed.
What can I do with MongoDB?
There are a wide range of use cases for big data solutions such as MongoDB, including:
- Operational intelligence
- Content management
- Product data management
- High volume data feeds
- User profile management
Who should use MongoDB?
SoftLayer MongoDB solutions are an ideal solution for a wide range of big data applications from e-commerce to gaming, and for deployments ranging from single servers to large globally diverse clusters.
How many tiers of service do you offer? Is this only for really large corporations?
Our range of options provides solutions for organizations of any size. Choose the package that best suits your business needs: Small, Medium, or Large.
How do I get started with a hosted MongoDB solution?
New customers can begin their order here. Existing customers can log in into the Customer Portal to place and order.
What options are available with MongoDB?
2Gbps, 10Gbps, SSD (400GB)
How do I get my data into MongoDB?
MongoDB has a variety of drivers provided on their website (http://api.mongodb.org). These language specific drivers allow you to interact with and push data into MongoDB.
Can I load my data from the Internet or somewhere other than SoftLayer?
MongoDB has a variety of drivers provided on their website. These language-specific drivers allow you to interact with and push data into MongoDB. MongoDB is by default bound to private IP addresses. The application providing the data into MongoDB or the MongoDB instance itself will need to have access to the internet to be capable of loading data outside of the SoftLayer network. It is advised that this be done in a secure fashion using some form of VPN connection or other encrypted tunneling technology.
How do I get access to my logs?
We have mounted the logs at: /var/lib/mongo/logs.
Do you compress logs?
By default we do not have any log compression enabled.
In what geographic regions is this service available?
MongoDB Servers are available in SoftLayer data centers worldwide. And with our global private network you can seamlessly integrate all SoftLayer services worldwide. Deploy big data servers in Singapore, public cloud instances in Dallas and communicate between them as if they were in the same rack, with no back-end network charges or additional connectivity products to buy.
Where can I find more detailed, technical information about MongoDB Solutions?
Do I have to sign a year-long contract?
No. This solution is offered on a month-to-month basis.