MongoDB is an open-source, document-oriented NoSQL database. It is used by many web applications and is a popular choice for those who need a database that can scale quickly. MongoDB is particularly popular among developers because it is easy to install, configure, and use. In this article, we will show you how to install MongoDB on Ubuntu.
Before you begin, you will need to have access to an Ubuntu server. You should also have a non-root user with sudo privileges configured.
Step 1: Update Your Packages
Before you install MongoDB, it is important to update your system packages. You can do this by running the following command:
sudo apt-get update
Step 2: Install MongoDB
Once your packages are up to date, you can install MongoDB by running the following command:
sudo apt-get install mongodb
Step 3: Configure MongoDB
Once the installation is complete, you can configure MongoDB by editing the configuration file. You can find the configuration file at /etc/mongodb.conf.
Step 4: Start MongoDB
Once you have finished configuring MongoDB, you can start it by running the following command:
sudo service mongodb start
Installing MongoDB on Ubuntu is a straightforward process. With just a few commands, you can have MongoDB up and running in no time. Keep in mind that you should always make sure to update your packages before installing MongoDB and configure the configuration file before starting the service.