Foundations of Document Databases with MongoDB

by Pinal Dave

Document databases like MongoDB are built around JSON-like documents and provide natural flexibility for developers. In this course, you'll explore the basics of and CRUD operation with the help of various easy to understand demonstrations.

What you'll learn

Every single day we come across lots of data and every bit of data needs a place to be stored.

In this course, Foundations of Document Databases with MongoDB, you'll learn foundational knowledge in MongoDB, a general-purpose, document-based, distributed database built for modern application developers and for the cloud era.

  • First, you'll explore what a document database is and how it differs from relational SQL.
  • Next, you'll discover why we should use MongoDB.
  • Finally, you'll get an idea of how to get started with MongoDB, efficiently.
By the end of this course, you will be confident to get started with your very first MongoDB setup. I will provide all the necessary information and code samples so you can get started immediately.

Course FAQ

What is Mongo DB?

Mongo DB is a general purpose document based distributed database built for more than application developers.

What will I learn in this course?

Explore what a document database is and how it differs from relational SQL, discover why you should use MongoDB, get an idea of how to get started with MongoDB, efficiently.

What prerequisites do I need?

In this beginner-level course, you'll explore the basics of and CRUD operation with the help of various easy to understand demonstrations.

What software is required?

You will need a free account with Mongo.

About the author

Pinal Dave is a SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and an independent consultant. He has authored 11 SQL Server database books, 25 Pluralsight courses and has written over 5000 articles on the database technology on his blog at a https://blog.sqlauthority.com. Along with 16+ years of hands-on experience, he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of database certifications.

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