[OSM-dev] MongoDB possibly unsuitable for OSM data

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sat Jul 17 22:56:53 BST 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Nolan Darilek <nolan at thewordnerd.info>
> wrote:
>> Hey, folks. I suppose that I might be wrong about this, and if so then
>> I'd love to be, but I thought that I'd share my recent findings here
>> either to inspire work in different directions if possible, or to close
>> a possibly useless avenue of work if not.
>> I have a real-time navigation app that stores its data in MongoDB, using
>> its geospatial queries. During the course of my work, I routinely found
>> that some queries were reliably slow while others were reliably fast.

> I was seeing quite the opposite results with smallish (city-sized) bounding
> boxes: I was getting very fast responses (much faster than a second or two).

Interesting that you are each looking at Mongo.  Mongo came up in two
of the lightning talks at SotM last weekend.  Serge and Andrii should
probably jump in and share their findings with you.

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