MongoDB Installation and Configuration
Before going to start Hands-On MongoDB, let's first install and configure it. Here, I am using windows OS to install and configure it. First download the latest release of MongoDB from MogoDB Inc. for windows OS.
Just do double click on MongoDB setup file and follow the following steps to install it.
MongoDB server is installed at following location in my machine.
Configuring MongoDB and Working with MongoDB Shell
After installing MongoDB on your windows machine, you need to start the MongoDB shell to manage MongoDB Server. To start it follow the following steps.
Configure the MongoDB path using environment variable
pathfor the user.
In this variable value just append your
mongodb installation dir path with bin folderusing semicolon (;), like in my case it is
C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.0\bin. Refer the screen shot for it. After that, click OK.
Open Command Prompt and go to your
mongodb installation dir bin folder
cd C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.0\bin
Start MongoDB server by typing
If successful, your MongoDB server is started as shown below:
Now open another Command Prompt and run
If successful, your MongoDB shell is started as shown below:
helpcommand to get information about the MongoDB shell.
Now it's ready to manage and query your MongoDB database. That's it for now!
What do you think?
I hope you get idea how to install and configure MongoDB on your machine. I would like to have feedback from my blog readers. Your valuable feedback, question, or comments about this article are always welcome.