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Practical MongoDB: Architecting, Developing, and Administering MongoDB by Navin Sabharwal, Shakuntala Gupta Edward

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© Shakuntala Gupta Edward, Navin Sabharwal 2015
Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin SabharwalPractical MongoDB10.1007/978-1-4842-0647-8_6

6. Using MongoDB Shell

Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin Sabharwal2
(1)
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
(2)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
 
“mongo shell comes with the standard distribution of MongoDB. It offers a JavaScript environment with complete access to the language and the standard functions. It provides a full interface for the MongoDB database.”
In this chapter, you learn the basics of the mongo shell and how to use it to manage MongoDB documents. Before you delve into creating applications that interact with the database, it is important to understand how the MongoDB shell works.
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