In this recipe, we will see how to start a standalone single Node server with some command-line options. We will see an example where we will perform the following tasks:
Since the server is started for development purposes, we don't want to preallocate full size database files (we will soon see what this means).
If you have already seen and executed the steps mentioned in the Single node installation of MongoDB recipe, you need not do anything different. If all the prerequisites are met, we are good for this recipe too.
You can start a single ...