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MongoDB Cookbook by Amol Nayak

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Executing query and insert operations using PyMongo

This recipe is all about executing basic query and insert operations using PyMongo. This is similar to what we did with the Mongo shell earlier in the book.

Getting ready

To execute simple queries, we need to have a server up and running. A simple single node is what we will need. Refer to the Single node installation of MongoDB recipe in Chapter 1, Installing and Starting the MongoDB Server, to learn how to start the server. The data on which we will operate needs to be imported in the database. The steps to import the data are given in the Creating test data recipe in Chapter 2, Command-line Operations and Indexes. Python is expected to be installed on the host operating system and Mongo's client ...

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