Published on Sep 19,2014
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What is MongoDB?

MongoDB is an open-source document database and is a leading NoSQL Database. It has a document-oriented storage and is object-oriented. It is developed in C++ and hence, it provides flexibility with object-oriented concepts. It is not complex and is very easy to use. Therefore, it has a complete index support.

It provides high availability and auto-sharding. Auto-sharding is a partition of data in a database or search engine. MongoDB provides MapReduce VPI’s. There is a tool called Gird FS which is used to store huge amount of data comprising different structure. Support is a very crucial factor without which working with any database would be difficult. Hence, there is always support from the experts.

Use cases

MongoDB is widely used by many companies for several purposes namely for customer data  management, data hub, big data, content management, and mobile and social infrastructure.

MongoDB is used in various domains, namely;

Government – Surveillance data aggregation, crime data management and analytics, citizen management platform and program data management.

Financial Services – Risk analytics and reporting, reference data management, market data management, portfolio management, order capture and time series data.

Media and Entertainment – Content management and delivery, user data management, digital asset management, mobile and social apps and content archiving.

Tele-communications – Consumer cloud, product catalog, customer service improvement, machine to machine platform and real-time network analysis.

Retail – Rich product catalogs, customer data management, new services, digital coupons, real-time price optimization.

Health care – Electronic health care records, mobile apps for doctors and nurses, lab data management and analytics, 360 degree patient view.

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