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Use MongoDB with Python

In this lab, you will learn how to perform Create Read Update and Delete (CRUD) processes on a MongoDB database. You will first create a collection and then add documents to it. You will practice reading data from the collection and making corrections to the data. You will need basic Python programming skills for this lab: - [Certified Associate in Python Programming Certification](

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jun 04, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create DB Connection (

    First, you will need to connect to the database. To do this, create a function named get_database_connection in the file. This function will return a client object that can be used to access the database.

  2. Challenge

    Populate Collection (

    With the connection created, populate a new collection in the read_data_from_db function using the contract_list provided in the file.

  3. Challenge

    Read Data (

    Now you can read the documents from the collection using the read_data_from_db function. The skeleton also has code to compare the read data to a known good copy and print it to the screen.

  4. Challenge

    Update and Delete (

    With the data successfully loaded, you are now ready to make some updates:

    1. First, delete the document with the incorrect page number in the delete_data_from_db function.
    2. Then, resolve the failed assertation due date not updated correctly by updating the due date in the update_data function.

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