Entries by Thomas Zahn

What is new in MongoChef 4.5

We are immensely excited to announce the release of MongoChef 4.5! This is one of our largest releases ever. We would like to explicitly thank you, our users, for your plentiful feedback and feature suggestions that continue to make MongoChef so much better. MongoChef 4.5 is chock-full of new features and improvements: Full MongoDB 3.4 Compatibility MongoDB Export to SQL Improved […]

What is new in MongoChef 4.4

MongoChef has just gotten even better! We are very pleased to announce that MongoChef 4.4 has been released! For this release, we have particularly focussed on improving the overall user experience of MongoChef even further. Thanks a lot for all those suggestions! Undocking tabs Loads of you have requested this. And yes, this is a great productivity […]

What is new in MongoChef 4.3.0

We have just released MongoChef 4.3.0! This release brings many improvements and new features you have asked for, for example: Schema Documentation You can now generate beautiful schema documentation for MS Word:       Explore documents missing a certain field When you spot a field in the schema explorer that does not occur in all […]

MongoDB Schema Discovery and Exploration with MongoChef

One of the great things that we love about MongoDB is of course that it is schema-less. This makes adapting your application to changing requirements a breeze. That said, your data will often have a fixed implicit schema – e.g. each document in your employees collection will likely always have a first and last name field. So, […]

What is new in MongoChef 4.2.0

Today we are very excited to announce that we have just released MongoChef 4.2.0! This release brings many improvements and new features you have asked for, for example: Improved SSH/SSL support We have significantly expanded our SSH/SSL support. We now support most ciphers, key exchange protocols, message authentication codes (MACs) as well as DER-encoded private keys. Option to […]

How to temporarily enable/disable stages in your MongoDB aggregation pipeline

With the release of MongoChef 4.1.1, we have a made it super-easy to quickly disable stages temporarily in your aggregation query. This often comes in very handy while debugging your aggregation query. To demonstrate this, let’s consider the following simple aggregation query on the City of Chicago’s publicly available housing database. Our aggregation pipeline consists of 4 stages: […]

What’s new in MongoChef 4.1.1

Today we are very excited to announce that we have just released MongoChef 4.1.1! This release brings many improvements and new features you have asked for, for example: Disabling of aggregation pipeline stages In the aggregation tab, it is now super-easy to disable certain stages temporarily from your aggregation pipeline. This is a very convenient feature when […]

What’s new in MongoChef 4.1.0

Great news everyone! Today, we just released MongoChef 4.1.0! This release brings many improvements and new features you have asked for, for example: Refresh GridFS view automatically after sort-by option selection has changed Previously, when you changed the sort-by option in your GridFS view, seemingly nothing would happen – because MongoChef waited for an explicit, user-triggered […]

Running MongoChef on CentOS

When trying to run MongoChef on CentOS, you may experience the following issue: java: cairo-misc.c:380: _cairo_operator_bounded_by_source: Assertion `NOT_REACHED’ failed. ./mongochef.sh: line 11: 28030 Aborted (core dumped) $DIR/../jre/bin/java -jar $DIR/../lib/data-man-mongodb-pro-*.jar This is a general issue for all SWT-based applications on CentOS and is related to the Cairo 2D graphics library on CentOS. The work-around is to […]