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Logo MongoDB README

Welcome to MongoDB!

Components

  • mongod - The database server.
  • mongos - Sharding router.
  • mongo - The database shell (uses interactive javascript).

Utilities

install_compass - Installs MongoDB Compass for your platform.

Building

See Building MongoDB.

Running

For command line options invoke:

$ ./mongod --help

To run a single server database:

  $ sudo mkdir -p /data/db
  $ ./mongod
  $
  $ # The mongo javascript shell connects to localhost and test database by default:
  $ ./mongo
  > help

Installing Compass

You can install compass using the install_compass script packaged with MongoDB:

  $ ./install_compass

This will download the appropriate MongoDB Compass package for your platform and install it.

Drivers

Client drivers for most programming languages are available at https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/applications/drivers/. Use the shell (mongo) for administrative tasks.

Bug Reports

See https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/wiki/Submit-Bug-Reports.

Packaging

Packages are created dynamically by the buildscripts/packager.py script. This will generate RPM and Debian packages.

Documentation

https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/

Cloud Hosted MongoDB

https://www.mongodb.com/cloud/atlas

Forums

Learn MongoDB

https://university.mongodb.com/

LICENSE

MongoDB is free and the source is available. Versions released prior to October 16, 2018 are published under the AGPL. All versions released after October 16, 2018, including patch fixes for prior versions, are published under the Server Side Public License (SSPL) v1. See individual files for details.