Data Models

Data in MongoDB has a flexible schema. Collections do not enforce document structure by default. This flexibility gives you data-modeling choices to match your application and its performance requirements.

Data Modeling Introduction
An introduction to data modeling in MongoDB.
Schema Validation
MongoDB provides the capability for schema validation during updates and insertions.
Data Modeling Concepts
The core documentation detailing the decisions you must make when determining a data model, and discussing considerations that should be taken into account.
Data Model Examples and Patterns
Examples of possible data models that you can use to structure your MongoDB documents.
Data Model Reference
Reference material for data modeling for developers of MongoDB applications.