What is MongoDB

Posted on 20th March 2014

MongoDB is an open-source, cross platform, document-oriented database designed for horizontal scalability and to make application development easier with the ability to work with complex data. It is one of the most popular non-relational database system.

MongoDB falls in the category of NoSQL (Not only SQL) databases. The data storage and retrieval mechanisms in MongoDB are different from those used by relational database systems.

MongoDB can run as a 32 bit or 64 bit application on Linux, Windows and OS X.

Some of the key features of MongoDB are:

This tutorial covers the basic concepts, installation, operation and administration of MongoDB Database.

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