MongoDB How-Tos

MongoDB is a source-available cross-platform document-oriented database program for high-volume storage. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas.

Getting Started

Create a MongoDB database cluster from the DigitalOcean Control Panel.
Connect to MongoDB database clusters from the command line or other applications.
Import a database file from the MongoDB command line tool.
Add additional security to a MongoDB managed database cluster by restricting incoming connections.
Customize the maintenance window for automatic software updates to your database cluster.
Organize MongoDB databases clusters with tags to group and filter databases or create monitoring alert policies for multiple databases at once.

MongoDB Management

Create and delete a database cluster’s database users from the DigitalOcean Control Panel.

Cluster Infrastructure

Add standby nodes to new or existing MongoDB database clusters for high availability.
Access and understand performance metrics for nodes in a database cluster.
Configure alert policies based on database cluster performance metrics.

Cluster Management

Fork a database cluster to create a new cluster from an existing cluster based on a specific point in time.
Access and understand performance metrics for nodes in a database cluster.
Recover from accidental data loss by manually restoring a MongoDB database cluster from backups.
Destroy a database cluster to permanently and irreversibly destroy the cluster, its contents, and its automated backups.