MongoDB is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in document-oriented storage with dynamic schemas. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular format used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. MongoDB features include: full index support, replication, high availability, and auto-sharding.
- These instructions are intended for installing MongoDB on a single Fedora 20 node.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
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Option A: If you are running a 64-bit system, add the following information to the file you’ve created, using i to insert:
Then exit and save the file with the command :wq . You should see an output very similar to the following image:
Option B: If you are running a 32-bit system, add the following information to the file you’ve created, using i to insert:
Then exit and save the file with the command :wq .
As a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
yum -y update
At this point, installing MongoDB is as simple as running just one command:
yum -y install mongodb-org mongodb-org-server
systemctl start mongod
Check MongoDB Service Status
systemctl status mongod
Start the MongoDB Service at Boot
systemctl enable mongod
Summary List of Status Statistics (Continuous)
Summary List of Status Statistics (5 Rows, Summarized Every 2 Seconds)
mongostat --rowcount 5 2
Enter the MongoDB Command Line
By default, running this command will look for a MongoDB server listening on port 27017 on the localhost interface.
If you’d like to connect to a MongoDB server running on a different port, then use the –port option. For example, if you wanted to connect to a local MongoDB server listening on port 22222, then you’d issue the following command:
mongo --port 22222
systemctl stop mongod
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