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    MongoDB Tutorial


    MongoDB is an open source platform written in C++ and has a very easy setup environment. It is a cross-platform, document-oriented and non-structured database. MongoDB provides high performance, high availability, and auto-scaling.

    It is a NoSQL database and has flexibility with querying and indexing. MongoDB has very rich query language resulting in high performance.

    Freatures of MongoDB

    Here, we discuss some key features of MongoDB:

    • Ad-hoc Queries

      MongoDB supports ad-hoc queries by indexing.

    • Schema-Less Database

      It is very flexible than structured databases. There is no need to type mapping.

    • Document Oriented

      It is document oriented, JSON like a database.

    • Indexing

      Any document can index with primary and secondary indices.

    • Replication

      It has this powerful tool. Every document has one primary node which further has two or more secondary replications.

    • Aggregation

      For efficient usability, MongoDB has aggregation framework for batch processing.

    • GridFS

      It has grid file system, so it can use to store files in multiple machines.

    • Sharding

      For the larger data sets sharding is the best feature. It distributes larger data to multiple machines.

    • High Performance

      Indexes support faster queries leading to high performance.

    History of MongoDB

    It was developed by a company named MongoDB Inc. formerly known as 10gen based in New York. The MongoDB was founded by Dwight Merriman, Eliot Horowitz, and Kevin Ryan in 2007. This trio was the team behind DoubleClick (now owned by Google).

    It was first developed as a platform as a service. It was then introduced in the market as open source database server in 2009 by MongoDB Inc. The company maintains the server and provides 24×7 email and call support. The first version of MongoDB is v1.4, which was released in March 2010.

    Applications of MongoDB

    The Applications of MongoDB:

    • In E-commerce product catalogue.
    • Big data
    • Content management
    • Real-time analytics and high-speed logging.
    • Maintain Geolocations
    • Maintaining data from social websites.

    MongoDB is available for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. You can download the setup directly from the MongoDB website. Download any version after checking the hardware requirements. MongoDB runs by commands in all three major OS. You have to select any folder at the time of installation.

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