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JavaScript User Authentication With Express and Mongo User Registration Defining a Mongo Schema with Mongoose

Jesse Thompson
Jesse Thompson
10,684 Points

Is there some visual program that allows me to look at my mongo database like mqSQL or is mongo shell the only option?

Something like mqSQL maybe. Where you can just click on whatever you want to see and do as opposed to mongo shell where you type your commands?

Was just wondering, its no big deal but it would be nice if something like that existed.


Solution: Nevermind. Mongodb Compass. Found it.

Erika Suzuki
Erika Suzuki
20,299 Points

You might want to try RoboMongo though.

4 Answers

grant Mitchell
grant Mitchell
6,217 Points

Um , I think your over complicating it. Its just a file thats all. when you make a database it makes a blank.sql file I write them myself with a mysql work bench

Jesse Thompson
Jesse Thompson
10,684 Points

Oh I posted this in the mongo & express section. I like how mqSQL displays all your tables and stuff visually when you click on a database.

Mongo is a noSQL json-like technology, Im just wondering if there is some type of visual program that does something similar like mqSQL because in mongo you have to make commands like show collections and db.users.find to show documents.

Erika Suzuki
Erika Suzuki
20,299 Points

Cool, just don't know how mark your own answer as the solution.

Jonathan Kuhl
Jonathan Kuhl
26,133 Points

You can get a free mongo account and create a database in Atlas or Compass. I connected to my account on Atlas. The connection string is a bit more complex, because it will have your username and password as well as a url to the cluster its on, but it's not terribly difficult to set up.