MongoDB is an open-source NoSQL database (implemented on multiple computing platforms) that can store, retrieve and manage document-oriented information. In order to adapt JSON documents, MongoDB is evading the relational database table-based structures.

MongoDB is created on an architecture of documents and collections, instead of using rows and tables as in a relational database. Also, MongoDB was written in C++, C and JavaScript by MongoDB Inc., published under dual license: GNU Affero General Public License and the Apache License.


  • Schema less: MongoDB is a document-based database, in which one collection holds different documents
  • It has no complex joins
  • The database is easy to scale in size
  • MongoDB enables horizontal scalability, by using a technique called sharding. Sharding distributes the data across physical partitions to overcome the hardware limitations
  • It provides ACID properties at the document level, as in the case of relational databases
  • It supports replica sets; meaning that a failover mechanism is automatically handled. If the primary server goes down, the secondary server becomes automatically the primary server, without any human intervention
  • It supports the common authentication mechanisms, such as: LDAP, AD and certificates. Users can connect to the database over SSL and the data can be encrypted
  • MongoDB can be a cost effective solution, in regards to hardware and storage


  • MongoDB has no Joins
  • It has memory usage problems
  • The database has currency issues
  • It doesn't have transactions


  • Core Processes
  • Windows Services
  • Binary Import and Export Tools
  • Data Import and Export Tools
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • GridFS
  • Operators
  • Connection String URI Format

Development tools 

  • MongoVue
  • MongoHub
  • RockMongo
  • RoboMongo


  • Mongo 1.x
  • Mongo 2.x
  • Mongo 3.0
  • Mongo 3.2

Recent posts on our blog
Tips on how to choose the right outsourcing partner
Jan 11, 2018, by Cristian
More and more companies choose to outsource their software development operations to service providers in order to reduce costs and shorten production times.... read more
Remote Connections: The Name of the King
Nov 06, 2017, by Cristian
Let’s have a look at the three most popular remote desktop applications, namely Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Connection, VNC Viewer and TeamViewer.... read more
4 ways to build a killer mobile app
Aug 25, 2017, by Dragos
There still is a lot of growth potential in the mobile industry. There are untapped areas that will be discovered in the near future. You can do it as well, therefore this is the right time to choose a mobile development career.... read more
Products  |  Press  |  Site Map  |  Technologies  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy
© 2018 SBP Romania. All rights reserved.