5 Basic MongoDb commands

MongoDB is one of the most popular open-source, No-SQL, document based databases.

MongoDB commands follows JSON like structure. The 5 most widely used Mongodb commands are:

Connect to mongoDB shell

Type the above command in terminal to connect to mongoDB shell


List databases

The above command will list the databases present in MongoDB

show dbs

Create a new collection 

createCollection command will  Create a collection name "demo"


Insert Record into the mongo collection

Insert command will insert a document into the MongoDB demo collection.

db.demo.insert({'name': 'cloud'})

List all documents in a collection

The command will list all documents present in the Mongodb demo collection.