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How to Install MongoDB in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

MongoDB is a document-oriented database which allows to store data in standard JSON format. It is cross-platform database, so can be installed to any platform. Here, we will install MongoDB in Ubuntu operating system. 

Installation process is very easy just follow the given steps and commands to the Ubuntu terminal. 

Update Ubuntu Repository 

First, update Ubuntu repository to it's recent version, so that we can get latest and updated MongoDB version.

$ sudo apt update

 

Install MongoDB

Now, install mongoDB by using the below command in the terminal.

$ sudo apt install mongodb
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It will install latest MongoDB along with helpful management tools for database handling.

MongoDB Status

By default MongoDB is automatically started after installation. We can check it's running status by using the below command. 

$ sudo systemctl status mongodb
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Stop MongoDB

To Stop MongoDB server, we can use the below command in the terminal. It will stop all the services of MongoDB completely.

$ sudo systemctl stop mongodb

 

Start MongoDB

To start MongoDB server, we can use the below command anytime in the terminal.

$ sudo systemctl start mongodb

 

ReStart MongoDB

To restart MongoDB server, we can use the below command in the terminal. It will restart all the services of MongoDB server.

$ sudo systemctl restart mongodb

 

Disable MongoDB

By default, MongoDB is configured to start automatically after installation. We can disable it's automatic startup by using the below command.

$ sudo systemctl disable mongodb

 

Enable MongoDB

To enable MongoDB again, so that it can automatically start, we can use the below command.

$ sudo systemctl enable mongodb

 

Conclusion

In this tutorial, we learnt how to install MongoDB database in Ubuntu operating system. Now, we can work with MongoDB and enjoy its advantages. Till then Happy Coding!