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Best Books To Help You Learn MongoDB

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Mongodb books and tutorials can help fill your brain this September and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. MongoDB: The Definitive Guide: Powerful and Scalable Data Storage (2018)

Manage your data in a database system designed to support modern application development. The updated edition of this authoritative and accessible guide shows you the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, including how this secure, high-performance system enables flexible data models, high availability, and horizontal scalability. Written by current and former members of the MongoDB team, the third edition is updated for MongoDB 3.6. You’ll find substantial updates on querying, indexing, aggregation…
Author(s): Shannon Bradshaw, Kristina Chodorow

2. MongoDB in Action: Covers MongoDB version 3.0 (2016)

MongoDB in Action, Second Edition is a completely revised and updated version. It introduces MongoDB 3.0 and the document-oriented database model. This perfectly paced book gives you both the big picture you’ll need as a developer and enough low-level detail to satisfy system engineers. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. This document-oriented database was built for high availability, supports rich, dynamic schemas…
Author(s): Kyle Banker, Peter Bakkum

3. Mastering MongoDB 3.x (2017)

MongoDB has grown to become the de facto NoSQL database with millions of users—from small startups to Fortune 500 companies. Addressing the limitations of SQL schema-based databases, MongoDB pioneered a shift of focus for DevOps and offered sharding and replication maintainable by DevOps teams. The book is based on MongoDB 3.x and covers topics ranging from database querying using the shell, built in drivers, and popular ODM mappers to more advanced topics…
Author(s): Alex Giamas

4. Learn MongoDB in 1 Day (2017)

MongoDB gives flexibility in compare to RDBMS. It has features like dynamic schemas, storage for large volume data, scaling database architecture, real-time data reporting, data sharding, and so on. It enables to develop application faster. To address all these features in a concise manner, this e-book is created. This e-book has explained features of MongoDB, that is important from the point of Big data analytics. It makes clear the confusion over MySQL and NoSQL working pattern.
Author(s): Krishna Rungta

5. Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The Big Ideas Behind Reliable, Scalable, and Maintainable Systems (2017)

Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. In this practical and comprehensive guide, author helps you navigate this diverse landscape by examining the pros and cons of various technologies for processing and storing data.
Author(s): Martin Kleppmann

6. MongoDB Applied Design Patterns: Practical Use Cases with the Leading NoSQL Database (2013)

Whether you’re building a social media site or an internal-use enterprise application, this hands-on guide shows you the connection between MongoDB and the business problems it’s designed to solve. You’ll learn how to apply MongoDB design patterns to several challenging domains, such as ecommerce, content management, and online gaming. Using Python and JavaScript code examples, you’ll discover how MongoDB lets you scale your data model while simplifying the development process.
Author(s): Rick Copeland

7. Node.js, MongoDB Web Development (2014)

Also known as the MEAN stack, Node.js, MongoDB, and AngularJS are three new web development technologies that together provide an easy to implement, fully integrated web development stack. Node.js is a leading server-side programming environment, MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL database, and AngularJS is quickly becoming the leading framework for MVC-based front-end development. Together they allow web programmers to create high-performance sites and applications built completely in JavaScript, from server…
Author(s): Brad Dayley

8. MongoDB and Python (2011)

Learn how to leverage MongoDB with your Python applications, using the hands-on recipes in this book. You get complete code samples for tasks such as making fast geo queries for location-based apps, efficiently indexing your user documents for social-graph lookups, and many other scenarios. This guide explains the basics of the document-oriented database and shows you how to set up a Python environment with it. Learn how to read and write to MongoDB, apply idiomatic MongoDB and Python patterns…
Author(s): Niall O’Higgins

9. MongoDB Cookbook – Second Edition (2016)

This book is engineered for anyone who is interested in managing data in an easy and efficient way using MongoDB. You do not need any prior knowledge of MongoDB, but it would be helpful if you have some programming experience in either Java or Python. MongoDB is a high-performance and feature-rich NoSQL database that forms the backbone of the systems that power many different organizations – it’s easy to see why it’s the most popular NoSQL database on the market.
Author(s): Cyrus Dasadia, Amol Nayak

10. Web Development with MongoDB (2015)

This book is designed for JavaScript developers of any skill level that want to get up and running using Node.js and MongoDB to build full-featured web applications. A basic understanding of JavaScript and HTML is the only requirement for this book. Node.js and MongoDB are quickly becoming one of the most popular tech stacks for the web. Powered by Google’s V8 engine, Node.js caters to easily building fast, scalable network applications while MongoDB is the perfect fit as a scalable…
Author(s): Mithun Satheesh, Bruno Joseph D’mello

11. MongoDB Administrator’s Guide (2017)

MongoDB is a high-performance and feature-rich NoSQL database that forms the backbone of the systems that power many different organizations. Packed with many features that have become essential for many different types of software professional and incredibly easy to use, this cookbook contains more than 100 recipes to address the everyday challenges of working with MongoDB. Starting with database configuration, you will understand the indexing aspects of MongoDB.
Author(s): Cyrus Dasadia

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Best Books to Help You Learn MongoDB

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Mongodb books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

MongoDB Recipes: With Data Modeling and Query Building Strategies

Author(s): Subhashini Chellappan, Dharanitharan Ganesan
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2467355

MongoDB: The Definitive Edition. Powerful and Scalable Data Storage.

Author(s): Bradshaw Shannon, Eoin Brazil, Kristina Chodorow
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Incorporated, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2451261

MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js Fundamentals

Author(s): Paul Aluyege
Publisher: Packt, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2489578

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide: Powerful and Scalable Data Storage 3rd Edition

Author(s): Kristina Chodorow; Eoin Brazil; Shannon Bradshaw
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc., Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2510921

MongoDB: Powerful and Scalable Data Storage

Author(s): Shannon Bradshaw, Eoin Brazil, Kristina Chodorow
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2525209

Mastering MongoDB 4.x : expert techniques to run high-volume and fault-tolerant database solutions using MongoDB 4.x

Author(s): Alex Giamas
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2539661

MERN Quick Start Guide: Build web applications with MongoDB, Express.js, React, and Node

Author(s): Eddy Wilson Iriarte Koroliova
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2228639

Data Science Fundamentals for Python and MongoDB

Author(s): David Paper
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2232030

Cosmos DB for MongoDB Developers: Migrating to Azure Cosmos DB and Using the MongoDB API

Author(s): Manish Sharma
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2262575

Full-stack web development with Vue.js and Node : build scalable and powerful web apps with modern web stack, MongoDB, Vue, Node.js, and Express

Author(s): Sharma, Aneeta
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 18 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2267022

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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