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How do I create a MongoDB Atlas account?

How do I create a MongoDB Atlas account?

According to the docs, “MongoDB Atlas is the global cloud database service for modern applications.” First we need to register on Mongo cloud. Go through this documentation to create an Atlas account and create your cluster. One thing worth noting is whitelisting your connection IP address.

How to connect a database to a MongoDB cluster?

Database users have access to MongoDB databases, while Atlas users have access to the Atlas application itself. You can create a database user to access to your Atlas cluster in the Connect dialog. You can also add the database user from the Clusters view. In the Clusters view, click Connect for the cluster to which you want to connect.

How to add articles to a MongoDB database?

If you are successful at creating a user and signing in, then your app is writing data to the local MongoDB database. Select Admin > Manage Articles to add some articles. To stop Node.js at any time, press Ctrl+C in the terminal. In this step, you create a MongoDB database in Azure. When your app is deployed to Azure, it uses this cloud database.

How to connect Atlas cluster to mongo shell?

The Connect dialog displays the full command for connecting the Atlas cluster with the mongo shell. Select the connection string for your mongo shell version: For version 3.6 or later, click I am using shell 3.6 or later. Copy and paste the mongo command and connection string into a terminal and run it.

How to connect MongoDB Atlas to the cloud?

To connect to MongoDB on the cloud you need to have the exact URL of your database with user and password. You can get this URL in your Atlas account as shown below For our example, we have added below in our application.properties

Database users have access to MongoDB databases, while Atlas users have access to the Atlas application itself. You can create a database user to access to your Atlas cluster in the Connect dialog. You can also add the database user from the Clusters view. In the Clusters view, click Connect for the cluster to which you want to connect.

What’s the difference between Heroku and MongoDB Atlas?

Heroku, on the other hand, is a platform as a service (PaaS) that enables developers to build, run, and operate applications entirely in the cloud. For the database, we’ll be using MongoDB Atlas, which is a global cloud database service for modern applications.

How to whitelist a cluster in MongoDB Atlas?

Click [ Connect] in the Cluster we have just created. The dialog that appears gives options to: Whitelisting means only allowing access to selected (thus trusted) entities [ Add Your Current IP address ], which should automatically get your current public IP address. Optionally add a description such as “My Home IP address”