Transitioning your application from development to production is a monumental step. Over the years, we at MongoLab have acquired a lot of valuable experience helping our customers successfully manage their production-grade MongoDB deployments.
What follows is a checklist of action items that we’ve found imperative for successfully taking your application to production. For the experienced, we hope you can use this guide as a refresher on best practices. For the newer folks, this is a must-read on how to ready your database for the big move.