Want to earn a snazzy new MongoDB forum badge and learn some tips that could pay off big time in your next project? Learn about common “anti-patterns” to avoid in your MongoDB database, complete our Anti-Patterns Quiz, earn your badge, and start your next project with confidence!
Many of us like to get our app up and running as quickly as possible when starting a new project. Creating an MVP (minimum viable product) and iterating to improve your work is a great way to get rapid feedback and create amazing things. Often, in the rush to get to that MVP, it is possible to fall into the trap of taking shortcuts that create big headaches later as we prepare to scale up.
Recognizing these potential pitfalls can help you to start off your project on the right foot and create data models that scale. We’ve identified six anti-patterns to be aware of when developing your schema that should be avoided.
Share your thoughts on anti-patterns and how you avoid them below.