Profile a MongoDB Database

30 minutes
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, students are asked to profile a MongoDB database. The database profiler collects information about commands executed against a running `mongod` instance. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience enabling the database profiler and viewing the collected information.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Enable the Database Profiler

Enable the database profiler to collect information on all database operations.

Identify Slow Queries

Query the test.inventory collection. Then review the data collected in the system.profile collection.
Optionally, add an index based on the profiled data.

Additional Resources

You are working as a DBA and are tasked with profiling a MongoDB database. Thankfully, you've just completed an awesome Mongo Deep Dive course on that showed you how to do just this.

To accomplish this, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  • Enable the database profiler
  • Identify slow queries

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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