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How to Learn MongoDB for Free

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MongoDB is an open source, NoSQL, document oriented and cross-platform database management system written in C++. MongoDB provides; high performance, high availability, and easy scalability. MongoDB works on concept of collection and document. 10gen started developing MongoDB in October 2007 and the first public release was in February 2009.

There are many advantages for MongoDB; flexible, powerful, fast, scalable and easy to use. There are many MongoDB production deployment examples like; Craiglist, FourSquare, Shutterfly, sourceforge, etsy, and even CERN is also using MongoDB to store the data from the large hadron collider.

This post is a road map for anyone willing to start learning MongoDB online for free from scratch, the post will present and compare between the best online sources where beginners can start from and follow along, the sources stated in this post are full structured courses so you won’t find a link to a single video or a group of unrelated tutorials.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn MongoDB) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Start Learning MongoDB Online for Free from Scratch

MRBOOL

MRBOOL is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through video tutorials, you don’t have to register  to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 4 section, each section is divided into lessons (18 in total) that cover the various topics in MongoDB.

Interface: the interface is very simple, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to a new page where the video resides.

 1 - mrbool mongodb trainingNow, the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for beginners.

Cons

  1. Some might find a problem with the production quality of the videos.

Verdict: This is the best outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through video tutorials.

Zero to Pro Training

Zero to Pro Training is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through video tutorials. As the first outlet, the user don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 5 video lessons, each lesson covers certain topics in MongoDB.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to a new page where the video lesson resides.

 2 - zero to pro mongodb trainingNow, the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-organized for beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover MongoDB in depth as the first outlet, it’s more of an overview about  MongoDB.

Verdict: This is a good outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through video tutorials, it’s very suitable for those who want to get an overview about MongoDB.

Tutorials Point

Tutorials Point is the third free online outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB from scratch. This is a text based course and you don’t need to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 2 sections, and each section is divided into topics in MongoDB.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the topic you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the topic’s window.

 3 - Tutorials Points MongoDB TrainingNow, the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is very suitable for those who want to revise a certain topic in MongoDB.

Cons

  1. The training is structured more towards revising certain topics in MongoDB.

Verdict: This is the best outlet for beginners who want to start learning MongoDB through a text-based tutorial.

W3 Resources

W3 Resources is the fourth free online outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through a text based tutorial, you don’t need to register to have access to the course.

Structure: The training is divided into 15 lessons and each of the lessons covers a certain topic MongoDB.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the page where the lesson resides.
 4 - w3 resources mongodb trainingNow, the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover as many topics as Tutorials Point.

Verdict: This is a good outlet where beginners can start learning MongoDB through a text-based tutorial.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning MongoDB

  1. MRBOOL is the best outlet for beginners to start learning MongoDB through video tutorials.
  2. Tutorials Point is the best outlet for beginners to tart learning MongoDB through text-based tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in MongoDB.

 

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