How to : Installing Mongodb on Linux

mongodb installation

Mongodb is a open source database which is document oriented and is a part of Nosql database family . Its structure is a similar to JSON style documents with dynamic schemas. Mongo is used by eBay, MetLife, Telefónica, Foursquare, MTV Networks and the UK Government. MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL database management system.

Mongodb’s software packages are available for Windows, Linux, OS X, and Solaris.

Mongodb installation on Ubuntu :

1. Import GPG Key from i10gen for Mongodb

#sudo apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 –recv 7F0CEB10

2. Issue command to configure repository

echo ‘deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen’ | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/10gen.list

3. Update apt repository

#sudo apt-get update

4. Install the latest version of Mongo

#sudo apt-get install mongodb-10gen

Mongodb installation on Redhat/CentOS/Fedora :

1. Create yum repository file to configure Mongodb repository

# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/mongo.repo

Insert the below contents and save the file

For 64 bit systems

[10gen]

name=10gen Repository

baseurl=http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/redhat/os/x86_64

gpgcheck=0

enabled=1

For 32 bit systems

[10gen]
name=10gen Repository
baseurl=http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/redhat/os/i686
gpgcheck=0
enabled=1

2. Install packages

#yum install mongo-10gen mongo-10gen-server

 

Starting Mongo Daemon

1. Start the Mongod service

# /etc/init.d/mongod start

Start Playing with Mongodb

Login to shell

# mongo

We will come up with more step by step tutorial related to Mongodb , till then refer i10gen website’s tutorial pdf

27 Comments

  1. doink said:

    thanks helped me in doing quick installation , 10gen article is also nice but too lengthy


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