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Maybe.... just maybe you should read the documentation of the database you're installing before you actually start using it in production.

I'm sure this only bit the author because he was using MongoDB for a toy project, and in a real system he'd have done due diligence first.

I'm not a fan of MongoDB myself, but if I were to use it I know that I must read about every option available because by default MongoDB's team chose settings that are suited for speed and not reliability, durability, or (if i'm being less charitable) even sanity.

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