Kristina Chodorow

Kristina Chodorow

MongoDB expert

NEW YORK, New York

Areas of Expertise:

  • MongoDB
  • NoSQL
  • writing
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.

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide MongoDB: The Definitive Guide
by Kristina Chodorow
Second Edition May 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

50 Tips and Tricks for MongoDB Developers 50 Tips and Tricks for MongoDB Developers
by Kristina Chodorow
April 2011
Print: $27.99
Ebook: $23.99

Scaling MongoDB Scaling MongoDB
by Kristina Chodorow
February 2011
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $24.99

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide MongoDB: The Definitive Guide
by Michael Dirolf, Kristina Chodorow
September 2010
OUT OF PRINT

Kristina blogs at:

Pop-up factory

May 29 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory. … read more

Happy Birthday To Me: Reviews of Some Toys I’ve Recently Gotten

May 29 2015

My birthday was in April, so in the "Happy Birthday To Me" spirit, I'll consider anything interesting I've acquired in the last few months a birthday present to myself. Much of it is related to cycling, which I've been getting into. Anyway, here are some mini reviews on some of… read more

Pop-up factory

May 29 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory. … read more

Making backward-breaking API changes with extra cheese, hold the fear

May 18 2015

When you make a change, how do you know what tests to run? If you’re lucky, no one else depends on your code so you can just run your own tests and you’re done. However, if you’re writing useful code, other people are probably going to start depending on it.… read more

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