Performing operations on MongoDB from MongoLab GUI

In the previous recipe, we saw how to set up a simple sandbox instance for MongoDB in the cloud using MongoLab. In this recipe, we build on it and see what services MongoLab provides you with, from the management, administrative, monitoring, and backups perspectives.

Getting ready

Refer to the previous recipe, Setting up a sandbox MongoDB instance on MongoLab, on how to set up a sandbox instance in the cloud using MongoLab.

How to do it…

  1. Go to https://mongolab.com/home; you should see the list of databases, servers, and clusters. If you have followed the last recipe, you should see one standalone database, mongolab-test (or whatever name you chose for the database). Click on the database name, which ...

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