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MongoDB NoSQL Database

What is HuMONGOus (MongoDB)?

MongoDB is a free, open-source cross platform document-oriented program first developed in 2007 by MongoDB Inc. It was originally developed as part of a planned platform as a service product, before the company shifted to an open source development model.

How does MongoDB work?

MongoDB is classified as a NoSQL database program, utilizing JSON-like documents with schemas, which makes integrating with some other platforms easier, such as YouTube.

MongoDB can be used as a file system over multiple machines. It supports field, range queries, regular expression searches, and queries can return specific fields of documents, and include user-defined JavaScript functions. Among RDBMS', it offers rapid and agile development opportunities with flexible schema. It is faster and more scalable than other NoSQL databases.

The default security settings of MongoDB allow anyone full access, which has resulted in mass data breaches and servers being held for ransom.