Archive for March, 2010

Boosting MongoDB performance with Unix sockets

Linked on Mar 8 at 17:37

MongoDB lacks Unix domain socket support. Using a file socket rather than a TCP socket results in better performance. “Running the same benchmarks gives [a] time of 35.8s, vs 43.9s over TCP, and 28.9s with the RAM cache vs 31.1s on TCP.” Here’s a patch implementing domain sockets for MongoDB.