MongoDB is an open-source document-based database. It is a trending NoSQL database used in the market right now to develop modern applications. It is written in C++.
It works on the concept of collections and documents.
Features of MongoDB
1) Cross Platform
2) Document based
3) High performance
Collections and Documents
A collection is group of documents. It is similar to the table in a RDBMS database, whereas a document is a set of keys and values, it is similar to the row in RDBMS database.
Advantages of MongoDB
Schema less: There may not be a schema due to its document-holding pattern.
No joins: There are no complex joins, an inbuilt methods are available to get data from many collections.
Scaling: This database is very easy to scale because it contains JSON.
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