# MongoDB

MongoDB (opens new window) is a cross-platform document-oriented database program developed by MongoDB Inc. It is classified as a NoSQL database program. MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas.

🔑 Credentials

You can find authentication information for this node here.

# Basic Operations

  • Delete documents.
  • Find documents.
  • Insert documents.
  • Update documents.

# Example Usage

This workflow allows you to insert a document into a MongoDB collection. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following three nodes.

The final workflow should look like the following image.

A workflow with the MongoDB node

# 1. Start node

The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.

# 2. Set node

  1. Click on the Add Value button and select 'String' from the dropdown list.
  2. Enter my_keyin the Name field.
  3. Enter my_value in the Value field.

# 3. MongoDB node

  1. First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the MongoDB node. You can find out how to do that here.
  2. Select 'Insert' from the Operation dropdown list.
  3. Enter the name of your MongoDB collection in the Collection field.
  4. Enter my_key in the Fields field.
  5. Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.

# Further Reading