> I don't think so.
> You can, however, use simple linux commands (du -ch
> filepattern) to find the size of data files for a db on the disk.
I'm specifically looking for a server API. My use case is adding disk
usage statistics to the Mongs db browser:
Mongs is designed to attach to arbitrary MongoDB servers, but can't
at all assume that it has shell access on the underlying host. That's
why I can't use OS filesystem tools here.