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Welcome to the MongoDB Documentation

Find the guides, samples, and references you need to use the database, visualize data, and build applications on the MongoDB data platform.

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Use MongoDB

Learn fundamental skills including query, aggregation, and sharding.

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Deploy with MongoDB Atlas

Start for free with MongoDB on AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure.

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Connect your application

Connect to your database with your preferred programming language.

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Explore your data

Search, run queries, and visualize your data through an intuitive GUI.

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Build data visualizations

Create charts and live dashboards to reveal data trends.

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Build a mobile app

Build cross-platform apps with local persistence and backend sync.

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Zoe works at a university that uses MongoDB to store student records. Since her background is in SQL, Zoe reads the MongoDB Manual to learn how to build queries using the mongo shell.

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