Querying MongoDB Documents


MongoDB provides an efficient environment for storing document data at scale. However, most of your interactions with MongoDB will not be related to storing data but rather to querying data. The better you understand how to retrieve the data you need, the more effectively you can interact with MongoDB and support your data-driven applications.

To help you get started, this article introduces you to various ways you can query document data in a MongoDB database. I demonstrate how to use both MongoDB Shell and the MongoDB Compass GUI when interacting with your collection data.

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