Welcome to the MongoDB Documentation

Find the guides, samples, and references you need to use the database, visualize data, and build applications on the MongoDB data platform.

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Run a self-managed database

Download and install the MongoDB database on your own infrastructure.

Get started with MongoDB Server

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Run MongoDB in the cloud

Work with your data in a fully-managed database on AWS, Azure, and GCP.

Get started with MongoDB Atlas

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Connect your application

Connect to your database with your preferred programming language.

Choose your driver

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Explore your data

Search, run queries, and visualize your data through an intuitive GUI.

Get started with MongoDB Compass

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Create visual representations

Create charts and live dashboards to reveal data trends.

Get started with MongoDB Charts

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Build a serverless application

Create an application quickly with no need to set up server infrastructure.

Get started with MongoDB Realm

Zoe works at a university that uses MongoDB to store student records. Since her background is in SQL, Zoe reads the MongoDB Manual to learn how to build queries using the mongo shell.

Diagram illustrating the differences between MongoDB and SQLDiagram illustrating the differences between MongoDB and SQL

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