Client Overview

Leading Banking & Financial Services Company offering services in varied business segments such as Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking & Treasury.

Business Need

To assess, analyse & tune the performance & system stability issues in the current MongoDB Environment (used for archival & reporting needs and had started migrating the e-mail content from existing Lotus Notes systems)

Key Features

  • Series of tasks performed to
    • Study and analyze the current technology stack (Application Architecture)
    • Study current deployment and configurations
    • Examine the current capacity vs data loads
    • Review performance data to identify abnormal behavior
  • Technical setup Analyzed
    • MongoDB (community edition) & configured as 3 shards - 1(One) Primary & 2(Two) Secondary
    • Size of historic e-mail content (10 years) - approximately 5 TB+
    • Ongoing load - Over 2 lakh e-mails/month
  • Performance Tuning
    • DR setup
    • Data insertion in emails collection - 1L records in 1312 seconds
    • Data insertion in attachments collection - 1L – 95 minutes
    • Data retrieval - 1L in 95 minutes
    • Shard Health – 135K (data)


  • Quick & easy access to information for over 3500 users
  • Improved internal communication
  • Hybrid Mobile App framework resulting in reduced overall spent on building & maintenance of iOS & Android based App
  • Liferay DXP 7.2 EE based modular backend
  • Built by setting up web content structure and template to ensure less work on mobile app
  • Accessible via internet allowing content administrator to manage content from anywhere
  • Reduction in hardware cost with backend deployed on AWS Cloud