Intro to MongoDB

These videos will help you get up and started with MongoDB.

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What is MongoDB?

Great presentation by Mathias Stearn at MongoDB Day in Austin, TX March 2010.

This should help give you a basic idea of what MongoDB is, how it works and how to get going.

What is MongoDB?


Mathias Stearn works on the core MongoDB server and maintains the C language driver. Previously, he worked at FactSet where he used MongoDB in a log analysis application. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

Intro to MongoDB

Another helpful presentaion to help get you started with MongoDB by Kristina Chodorow.

Kristina also maintains a useful blog with lots of MongoDB tips and explanations of how MongoDB works and how to work with it.

Intro to MongoDB


Kristina is a software engineer at 10gen, where she is a developer for MongoDB and maintains the PHP and Perl drivers. She has presented at meetups and conferences around the world, including OSCON, Latinoware, and FOSDEM. She has published articles in various technical magazines and is currently working on MongoDB: The Definitive Guide to be published with OReilly. She lives in New York City and enjoys cartooning in her free time.

O’Reilly Webcast: Introduction to MongoDB

Mike Dirolf from 10Gen’s introduction to MongoDB for the O’Reilly Webcast.

Mike Dirolf maintains the MongoDB client drivers for Python and Ruby. He also takes time out to talk about MongoDB and has presented at EuroPython, Strange Loop Conf, ReR, RuPy, RubyConf, CodeMash and FLOSS Weekly as well as at various meetup groups around the world. He is currently working on writing MongoDB: The Definitive Guide to be published with OReilly. Mike received a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University. Born in Albany NY, Mike currently resides in New York City.

  • Zez-r

    why she keep saying Umm !! thats a little pit annoying

    • lye

      You should talk?

  • mandeep

    Great Post! :-)