Using Mongo with PHPCloud


With the release that occurred on March 4th we have added Mongo support to the DevCloud.  So connecting to a Mongo instance is extremely easy to do now.  We don’t provide access to a Mongo collection but you do have the tools to connect to various Mongo service providers.  For this example I used MongoHQ though any service running Mongo sound work.

First go to whichever service you are using and create a new collection.  Like this

Then click on the Zend Server link for your container.  Like this

Go to Server Setup / Extensions and enable Mongo.  Like this

Restart Zend Server and deploy code.  Like this

Now you’re doing Mongo on the DevCloud like a boss.

It took me all of 10 minutes to do this.

3 thoughts on “Using Mongo with PHPCloud

    1. [email protected] development purposes it would be fine unless you’re dealing with huge amounts of data.  My own testing has shown that while there is additional latency, it’s not actually too bad.

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