Install MongoDB Community Edition on Windows¶
MongoDB Atlas is a hosted MongoDB service option in the cloud which requires no installation overhead and offers a free tier to get started.
Use this tutorial to install MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition on Windows using the default installation wizard.
This tutorial installs MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition. To install a different version of MongoDB Community, use the version drop-down menu in the upper-left corner of this page to select the documentation for that version.
This tutorial installs MongoDB on Windows using the default MSI
installation wizard. To install MongoDB using the
command-line tool instead, see Install MongoDB using msiexec.exe. The
msiexec.exe tool is useful for system administrators who wish to
deploy MongoDB in an unattended fashion using automation.
- MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition removes support for Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R2
- MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition removes support for Windows 8 / Server 2012
- MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition removes support for Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2
MongoDB 4.4 Community Edition supports the following 64-bit versions of Windows on x86_64 architecture:
- Windows Server 2019
- Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016
MongoDB only supports the 64-bit versions of these platforms.
See Supported Platforms for more information.
Before deploying MongoDB in a production environment, consider the Production Notes document which offers performance considerations and configuration recommendations for production MongoDB deployments.
Install MongoDB Community Edition¶
Follow these steps to install MongoDB Community Edition using the
MongoDB Installer wizard. The installation process installs both the
MongoDB binaries as well as the default configuration file