Over a million developers have joined DZone.

What were you doing with last year logs?

DZone's Guide to

What were you doing with last year logs?

· ·
Free Resource

RavenDB vs MongoDB: Which is Better? This White Paper compares the two leading NoSQL Document Databases on 9 features to find out which is the best solution for your next project.  

I was trying to take a backup of my blog to see if I can do some fancy stuff there, when I realized that the blog backup was 2 GB (!) in size. Now, I know that I post a lot, but I don’t think that I post that much.

As it turns out, the problem was with unbounded logs that started taking up most of the space in the database:


In general, when building applications that are meant to run over long periods of time without attention, it is better to have some way of getting rid of unimportant information automatically.

Get comfortable using NoSQL in a free, self-directed learning course provided by RavenDB. Learn to create fully-functional real-world programs on NoSQL Databases. Register today.


Published at DZone with permission of

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}