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A scalable, high-performance, schema-free, document-oriented database

MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, schema-free, document-oriented database.


  • Document-oriented storage (the simplicity and power of JSON-like data schemas)
  • Dynamic queries
  • Full index support, extending to inner-objects and embedded arrays
  • Query profiling
  • Fast, in-place updates
  • Efficient storage of binary data large objects (e.g. photos and videos)
  • Replication and fail-over support
  • Auto-sharding for cloud-level scalability
  • MapReduce for complex aggregation
  • Commercial Support, Hosting, and Consulting

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BoostKelly Hopkins20 November 2009
License:AGPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins20 November 2009
License:BSD 3ClauseKelly Hopkins20 November 2009

Leaders and contributors

MongoDB Developers Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 March 2018.


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