The MongoDB Database
Welcome to MongoDB!
mongod- The database server.
mongos- Sharding router.
install_compass- Installs MongoDB Compass for your platform.
See Building MongoDB.
For command line options invoke:
$ ./mongod --help
To run a single server database:
You can install compass using the
install_compassscript packaged with MongoDB:
This will download the appropriate MongoDB Compass package for your platform and install it.
Client drivers for most programming languages are available at https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/applications/drivers/. Use the shell (
mongo) for administrative tasks.
Packages are created dynamically by the buildscripts/packager.py script. This will generate RPM and Debian packages.
Technical questions about using MongoDB.
Technical questions about building and developing MongoDB.
MongoDB is free and the source is available. Versions released prior to October 16, 2018 are published under the AGPL. All versions released after October 16, 2018, including patch fixes for prior versions, are published under the Server Side Public License (SSPL) v1. See individual files for details.