Need a quick and easy to understand introduction to MongoDB and NoSQL databases? MongoDB Basics, from The Definitive Guide to MongoDB, 2E, shows you how a document-oriented database system differs from a relational database, and how to install and get started using it. You'll also learn MongoDB design basics, including geospatial indexing, how to navigate, view, and query your database, and how to use GridFS with a bit of Python.
What you’ll learn
What sets MongoDB apart from other databases
How to install MongoDB on all major platforms
How to design a MongoDB database
How to work with GridFS
Who this book is for
Developers and relational database admins who need to get up to speed quickly on what MongoDB is, how it works, and how to use it.
Table of Contents
Ch. 1: Introduction to MongoDB
Ch. 2: Installing MongoDB
Ch. 3: The Data Model
Ch. 4: Working with Data
Ch. 5: GridFS