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PHP and MongoDB Web Development by Rubayeet Islam

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MongoDB A document-based NoSQL database

MongoDB falls into the group of document-oriented NoSQL databases. It is developed and maintained by 10gen (http://www.10gen.com). It is an open source database, written in the programming language C. The source code is licensed under AGPL and freely available at GitHub, anyone can download it from the repo https://github.com/mongodb/mongo and customize it to suit his/her needs. It is increasingly being used as a data storage layer in different kinds of applications, both web-based and nonweb-based.

Why MongoDB?

Features that make learning and using MongoDB a win, include:

  • Easy to learn, at least easier than learning other NoSQL systems, if I dare say. Column-oriented or graph-based databases introduce radical ...

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