MongoDB Official Website
MongoDB Official Website

What is MongoDB?

MongoDB (from the English word “Humongous”, which means “large” in Chinese) is a document database, a database based on distributed file storage. Written in the C++ language, it is designed to provide scalable high-performance data storage solutions for WEB applications.

MongoDB is a product between relational and non-relational databases. It is the most versatile and most like relational database among non-relational databases. The data structure it supports is very loose, it is a bson format similar to json, so it can store more complex data types.

The biggest feature of MongoDB is that the query language it supports is very powerful and its syntax is somewhat similar to an object-oriented query language. One can realize most of the functions similar to single-table query of relational database, and it also supports indexing of data

21YunBox provides one-click hosting, free operation and maintenance of MongoDB database.

How to Create a MongoDB database?

  1. Register as 21YunBox member
  2. Select “Database” in the console
  3. Then click “Add Database”
  4. Create with the following configuration
Options Explanation
Database Give the currently created database instance a name
Database Username The username of the database when connecting to the database. If not specified, the system will automatically generate it.

Note: Database Username cannot be changed after creation.

You will find that in the above configuration, the database password is not filled in. This is because the system will automatically generate it and no additional filling is required.

Create a MongoDB database showing configuration screenshot
Create a MongoDB database showing configuration screenshot

How to Connect to the Database Remotely?

In most cases, we connect to the database to add, delete, modify or search and other actions are connected by code. We have automatically spliced ​​the URL connected to the database, you only need to paste it to complete the configuration and use.

How to Connect to the Database Under the Intranet?

Under the intranet of 21YunBox, you can directly use database URL to connect.

For details, please refer to the database connection section:

 Screenshot of MongoDB after Set-up
Screenshot of MongoDB after Set-up

How to Connect to the Database Under an External Network?

Under the external network of 21YunBox, you can connect to it by using a visualization tool, such as Robot 3T (previously called Robomongo).

Why Choose 21YunBox?

21YunBox specializes in helping foreign businesses to host their websites in China. We deliver everything you and your team needs to build, run, and scale websites and apps in China.


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