MongoDB is document based NoSQL database. This means that:
- it has no schema
- it has no relations
- it is agile and scaleable
- stores information in nested documents of two-dimensional key/value pairs.
What are the benefits of using MongoDB?
- you do not have to pre-define your schema or data model
- ideal for client-side applications
Installing MongoDB on Mac with Homebrew
NoSQL is not one technology. It refers to a wide variety of different database technologies that address scale and agility challenges of today's applications. These problems include: