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Published by RightScale Open Source on Sep 02, 2012Revision: 8 This component has been deprecated by the publisher.

flaccid fork removed; deprecated for revision >= rev10.




The Best Features of Document Databases, Key-Value Stores, and RDBMSes.

MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide rich queries and deep functionality).

MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source, document-oriented database.

Included MCIs

  • Ubuntu 12.04
  • Ubuntu 10.04
  • CentOS 6.3

Supported Clouds

  • Amazon EC2
  • Rackspace
  • Rackspace UK
  • Rackspace Managed


edelight / chef-cookbooks on Github.


This is a RightScale OSS ServerTemplate supported by the community only and is an alpha release not recommended for production systems.

For community support, feedback, bugs & enhancement requests:

For additional information, please see the RightScale OSS Commmunity page on the Support Portal.


  • Cookbook: yum v0.8.0.2

  • Cookbook: rubygems v0.0.1.2

  • Cookbook: ruby v0.0.1.2

  • Cookbook: rightscale v0.0.1.2

  • Cookbook: resolver v0.8.2.2

  • Cookbook: python v1.0.8.2

  • Cookbook: postfix v1.2.0.2

  • Cookbook: ntp v1.1.9.2

  • Cookbook: mongodb v0.11.0.2

  • Cookbook: cron v1.0.1.2

  • Cookbook: collectd v1.0.0.2

  • Cookbook: build-essential v1.1.0.2

  • Cookbook: apt v1.4.0.2

  • Cookbook: apache2 v1.1.13.2

  • Cookbook: system v0.0.1.2

  • Cookbook: sudo v1.1.1.2

  • Cookbook Repo: git:// of MongoDB (RightScale OSS)

  • Cookbook Repo: git:// of MongoDB (RightScale OSS)

  • Cookbook Repo: git:// of MongoDB (RightScale OSS)

  • MultiCloudImage: Ubuntu Server 12.04 (precise) i386 [rev 3]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_10.04_x64_v5.7 [rev 12]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_10.04_x64_v5.7_EBS [rev 3]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_10.04_i386_v5.7_EBS [rev 3]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_10.04_i386_v5.7 [rev 7]

  • MultiCloudImage: Ubuntu Server 12.04 (precise) amd64 EBS HVM [rev 4]

  • MultiCloudImage: Ubuntu Server 12.04 (precise) amd64 EBS [rev 6]

  • MultiCloudImage: Ubuntu Server 12.04 (precise) amd64 [rev 5]

  • MultiCloudImage: Ubuntu Server 12.04 (precise) i386 EBS [rev 3]

  • Recipe: mongodb::configserver

  • Recipe: apt::cacher-client

  • Recipe: apt::cacher-ng

  • Recipe: rightscale::default

  • Recipe: mongodb::shard

  • Recipe: mongodb::10gen_repo

  • Recipe: mongodb::default

  • Recipe: mongodb::mongos

  • Recipe: mongodb::replicaset

  • RepoPath: MongoDB (RightScale OSS) [rev 2]

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44b0c3eb040f1eac48bfe75848363bf8 myCloudWatcher on May 25, 2011 | Re: v6

MongoDB is a great new NoSQL Database and Document Store. The new 1.8.1 or better versions are very solid. Take a moment and update this template to use the new versions of MongoDB and not the 0.1.0 version of this template. If you need help call or can help you update your MongoDB to the current LATEST version. Enjoy MongoDB!! This template does NOT provide MongoDB Backups or EBS support.

58b12667f660abe5a9c46016c0067e46Timothee Besset on Jul 31, 2012 | Re: v7

Doesn't work .. the mongo cookbook has moved. Tried fixing it but the chef knowledge required is above my head atm.

46a0cc80c85cbf43412805c0512ed5e9Chris Fordham on Sep 02, 2012 | Re: v8

@Timothee Besset Fixed in Revision 8 (rev7 now deprecated).


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