What is Mongodb?
MongoDB is an open-source database used by companies of all sizes, across all industries and for a wide variety of applications. It is an agile database that allows schemas to change quickly as applications evolve, while still providing the functionality developers expect from traditional databases, such as secondary indexes, a full query language and strict consistency.
MongoDB is a document database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability.
MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, empowering businesses to be more agile and scalable. Fortune 500 companies and startups alike are using MongoDB to create new types of applications, improve customer experience, accelerate time to market and reduce costs.
Features for MongoDB
- Json style documents
- Index on any attribute
- Rich quries
- In-place update
- Auto sharding
- Map reduce
- GridFS to store files
- Capped collections
Advantages of MongoDB over RDBMS
Schema less : MongoDB is document database in which one collection holds different different documents. Number of fields, content and size of the document can be differ from one document to another.
Structure of a single object is clear
No complex joins
Deep query-ability. MongoDB supports dynamic queries on documents using a document-based query** language that's nearly as powerful as SQL
Ease of scale-out: MongoDB is easy to scale
Why should use MongoDB
Document Oriented Storage : Data is stored in the form of JSON style documents
Index on any attribute
Replication & High Availability
Fast In-Place Updates
Professional Support By MongoDB
Where should use MongoDB?
- Big Data
- Content Management and Delivery
- Mobile and Social Infrastructure
- User Data Management
- Data Hub
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