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MongoDB Cookbook by Amol Nayak

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Performing operations on MongoDB from MongoLab GUI

In the previous recipe, we saw how to set up a simple sandbox instance for MongoDB in the cloud using MongoLab. In this recipe, we'll build on it and see what services MongoLab provides from the perspectives of management, administration, monitoring, and backup.

Getting ready

Refer to the previous recipe to know how to set up a sandbox instance in the cloud using MongoLab.

How to do it…

  1. Go to https://mongolab.com/home; you should see a list of databases, servers, and clusters. If you have followed the previous recipe, you would see one standalone database, mongolab-test (or whatever name you chose for the database). Click on the database name; this will take you to the database details page.
  2. On clicking ...

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