MongoDB Essentials - Understand the Basics of MongoDB

MongoDB Essentials - Understand the Basics of MongoDB


  • How to access your Terminal window

  • Have a Text Editor installed


This is a beginners level course to understanding the basics of what mongoDB is.

The intention of this course is to provide a foundation for working with mongoDB so that you can start developing applications that require a database storage.

In this course we will cover:

  • How to install mongoDB.

  • How to create new collections that store documents.

  • You’ll learn about the most used mongo shell commands to manage your documents.

  • We’ll cover the different types of data that can be stored.

  • You will gain confidence in how to Create, Read, Update and Delete data.

  • Learn how to build models for the database in code using Mongoose Schemas.

  • Learn how to query for specific data your looking for using $in.

Course Format:

You will be presented with slides and command line examples. This will help you to learn how to use local instances of mongoDB.

There will be a quiz at the end to help reinforce what you’ve learned.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is intended for those not already familiar with NoSQL or MongoDB. No previous programming experience is required.