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Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS Web Development by Brad Dayley

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Accessing MongoDB from the Shell Client

Once you have installed, configured, and started MongoDB, you can access it through the MongoDB shell. The MongoDB shell is an interactive shell provided with MongoDB that allows you to access, configure, and administer MongoDB databases, users, and much more. You use the shell for everything from setting up user accounts to creating databases to querying the contents of the database.

The following sections take you through some of the most common administration tasks that you will be performing in the MongoDB shell. Here you will learn how to create user accounts, databases, and collections so that you will be able to follow the examples in the rest of the book. Also, you should be able to perform at least ...

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