MongoDB Quickstart

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.

Create MongoDB Database Clusters

  1. From the Create menu in the top right of the control panel, click Databases.
  2. Select MongoDB as the database engine.
  3. Choose the cluster configuration and datacenter, and give the cluster a unique name.
    Tip
    For the best performance, create your database cluster in the same region as your Droplets.
  4. Click Create a Database Cluster.

Add Additional Users to Cluster

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Users & Databases tab.
  3. Enter user names in the corresponding fields.
  4. Click Save.

Use a client application or command-line tool to manage specific user permissions.

Delete Database Clusters

  1. Select your database cluster from the Databases page.
  2. Click the Settings tab.
  3. Click Destroy in the Destroy this database cluster section.
  4. Enter the name of the database cluster.
  5. Click Destroy.