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MongoDB is a scalable, high-performance, open source, document-oriented database. It supports a large number of languages and application development platforms. Questions about administrating it can be asked on dba.stackexchange.com

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what is sharding in MongoDB

i have just reading MongoDB.came across sharding but not getting what exactly is it .watever i understood is its better to have more small servers than a huge one for data storage and when data ...
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How would you represent an object that can be of multiple types, when storing it as a document in MongoDB?

Somewhat related to this question, say that I have an object category which, depending on which type of object I have, has different restrictions on what it contains. (if you can reword the previous ...