6 Best Books on MongoDB

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on MongoDB, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of MongoDB Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on MongoDB below.

1."MongoDB: The Definitive Guide" by Kristina Chodorow
“MongoDB: The Definitive Guide” Book Review: The latest edition of this book provides updated guidance for database developers, advanced configuration for system administrators. It also gives a comprehensive overview of the concepts and use cases for the projects related database. It is an ideal textbook for beginners of NOSQL and experienced MongoDB users which provides numerous real-world examples. It demonstrates basic write operations at different levels of safety and speed. It provides information about the design of an application that works well with MongoDB. It teaches how to aggregate data, including collecting, counting, finding distinct values, grouping documents using MapReduce.

2."The Little MongoDB Book" by Karl Seguin
3."MongoDB in Action" by Kyle Banker
“MongoDB in Action” Book Review: This book is a complete guide book to MongoDB for application developers. The book starts with demonstrating what makes MongoDB unique and explains its different ideal use cases. It has a series of tutorials designed for MongoDB mastery and numerous examples for leveraging MongoDB in e-commerce, social networking, analytics, and other common applications. This fully-fledged book provides a great picture that you will need as an engineer with enough basic information to satisfy a program engineer. It also provides in detail explanations of each concept including replication, auto-sharding, and deployment.

4."MongoDB Applied Design Patterns" by Rick Copeland
“MongoDB Applied Design Patterns” Book Review: This book explains the connection between MongoDB and the business problems it’s designed to solve. It will help to learn how to apply MongoDB design patterns to several challenging domains, such as ecommerce, content management, and online gaming. Using examples of Python and JavaScript code, it helps to discover how MongoDB allows to scale data models while simplifying the development process. This book discusses the benefits of document embedding, polymorphic schemas, and other MongoDB patterns to address specific data usage cases, including operational intelligence, Ecommerce, Content Management, Online advertising networks, social networking and online gaming.

5."The Definitive Guide to MongoDB" by Eelco Plugge
“The Definitive Guide to MongoDB” Book Review: The new edition of the book is updated and covers all the recent MongoDB features, including the aggregation framework introduced in version 2.2 and hashed indexes in version 2.4. It teaches everything to students to become MongoDB pro. It describes the detailed procedure of setting up MongoDB on all major server platforms. This book is essential for database admins and developers who need to get up to speed on MongoDB and its Big Data, NoSQL approach to dealing with data management. It covers topics including Introduction to MongoDB, data model, developing with MongoDB with other languages, advanced MongoDB for big data and database administration.

6."Scaling MongoDB" by Kristina Chodorow
“Scaling MongoDB” Book Review: This is a short and precise book for MongoDB. It provides guidelines for setting up and using clusters to store a large volume of data, and learn how to access the data efficiently. It describes how to set up a MongoDB cluster through sharding. It teaches to work with clusters to query and update data. It helps to operate, monitor, and backup various clusters. This book helps students to build and run efficient predictable distributed systems using MongoDB. In the process of reading all the books, we understand how to make applications work with distributed database systems in detail.

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