MongoDB or huMONGOus DB is a NoSQL database. You will push JSON data in MongoDB. The data is actually stored in a binary formatted JSON or BSON.
Getting started with MongoDB is pretty easy.
- Download the MongoDB zip from here.
- Extract it and add the bin folder to the path.
- Create a data folder in the MongoDB folder where all the data will be stored.
- You can start the MongoDB server from command prompt using the mongod –dbpath [path of data folder] command as shown here.
In the next post, let’s create a database and add JSON data to it.