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Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop by Vignesh Prajapati

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Understanding MongoDB

MongoDB is a NoSQL-based distributed document data storage. This has been specially designed for providing scalable and high performance data storage solutions. In many scenarios, it can be used to replace traditional relational database or key/value data storage. The biggest feature of Mongo is its query language, which is very powerful, and its syntax is somewhat similar to object-oriented query language.

The following are the features of MongoDB:

  • Set-oriented storage and easy to store the object type
  • Support for dynamic queries
  • Full index support
  • Rich query language
  • Data fragments processing order to support the expansion of the cloud level
  • BSON-based file data storage
  • Supported with C, C++, C#, Erlang, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, ...

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