Kristina is a software engineer who worked on the MongoDB core for five years. She led MongoDB's replica set development as well as writing the PHP and Perl drivers. She has given talks on MongoDB at meetups and conferences around the world and maintains a blog on technical topics at http://www.kchodorow.com. She currently works at Google.
Webcast: Scaling with MongoDB September 17, 2010
MongoDB's architecture features built-in support for horizontal scalability, and high availability through replica sets. Auto-sharding allows users to easily distribute data across many nodes. Replica sets enable automatic failover and recovery of database...
Webcast: How Sharding Works February 04, 2011
This talk is a combination of whitepaper and Magic School Bus tour of how MongoDB scales across multiple machines. For applications that outgrow the resources of a single database server, MongoDB can convert to a sharded cluster, automatically managing...
"Overall, this is a comprehensive guide to MongoDB. It is perhaps a little too advanced for complete beginners--despite the claims on the back cover--but otherwise does a good job of covering most of the topics which you are likely to need."
--Paul Waring, FLOSS UK/UKUUG Newsletter, September 2013
"I would recommend this book as a companion book to the definitive guide to MongoDB by the same author because together, they build a solid foundation for MongoDB."
--Gregory Zentkovich, Amazon.com