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Full Stack JavaScript: Learn Backbone.js, Node.js and MongoDB, Second Edition by Azat Mardan

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CHAPTER 7

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Intro to MongoDB

What is Oracle? A bunch of people. And all of our products were just ideas in the heads of those people - ideas that people typed into a computer, tested, and that turned out to be the best idea for a database or for a programming language.

Larry Ellison

In this chapter, we’ll explore the following topics:

  • MongoDB Shell
  • MongoDB Native Driver for Node.js
  • MongoDB on Heroku with MongoLab
  • Message Board: MongoDB Version

MongoDB is a NoSQL document-store database. It is scalable and performant. It has no schema so all the logic and relationships are implemented in the application layer. You can use ODMs like Waterline ...

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