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MongoDB README
Welcome to MongoDB!
COMPONENTS
bin/mongod - The database process.
bin/mongos - Sharding controller.
bin/mongo - The database shell (uses interactive javascript).
UTILITIES
bin/mongodump - MongoDB dump tool - for backups, snapshots, etc..
bin/mongorestore - MongoDB restore a dump
bin/mongoexport - Export a single collection to test (JSON, CSV)
bin/mongoimport - Import from JSON or CSV
bin/mongofiles - Utility for putting and getting files from MongoDB GridFS
bin/mongostat - Show performance statistics
RUNNING
For command line options invoke:
$ ./mongod --help
To run a single server database:
$ mkdir /data/db
$ ./mongod
$
$ # The mongo javascript shell connects to localhost and test database by default:
$ ./mongo
> help
DRIVERS
Client drivers for most programming languages are available at mongodb.org. Use the
shell ("mongo") for administrative tasks.
DOCUMENTATION
http://www.mongodb.org/
MAIL LISTS AND IRC
http://www.mongodb.org/display/DOCS/Community
32 BIT BUILD NOTES
MongoDB uses memory mapped files. If built as a 32 bit executable, you will
not be able to work with large (multi-gigabyte) databases. However, 32 bit
builds work fine with small development databases.
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