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Profiling MongoDB with Logstash and Kibana

We’re using MongoDB as a storage for our web pages. Because many different background processes are using this database, it’s difficult to find the reason for high CPU or IO load on the server. MongoDB has some built-in tools to investigate the current behavior (like mongotop, mongostat or db.currentOp()), but we missed a single easy-to-use tool, which can be used by every developer and shows statistics over a specific period.

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