limit()method on a cursor to specify the maximum number of documents the cursor will return.
limit()is analogous to the
LIMITstatement in a SQL database.
You must apply
limit()to the cursor before retrieving any documents from the database.
limit()to maximize performance and prevent MongoDB from returning more results than required for processing.
The behavior of
limit() is undefined for values less
than -231 and greater than 231.
limit() value of 0 (i.e.
.limit(0)) is equivalent to setting no limit.
A negative limit is similar to a positive limit but closes the cursor
after returning a single batch of results. As
such, with a negative limit, if the limited result set does not fit
into a single batch, the number of documents received will be less than
the specified limit. By passing a negative limit, the client indicates
to the server that it will not ask for a subsequent batch via