MongoDB Certification Course

Course Curriculum: 

Lesson 01 – NoSQL Database Introduction 

What is NoSQL? 

Why NoSQL? 

Difference Between RDBMS and NoSQL Databases 

Benefits of NoSQL 

Types of NoSQL 

Key-Value Database 

Document Database 

Column-Based Database 

Graph Database 

CAP Theorem 

Mongo DB as Per CAP

Lesson 02 – MongoDB – A Database for the Modern Web 

What is MongoDB? 



MongoDB Structure 

Document Store Example 

MongoDB as a Document Database 

Transaction Management in MongoDB 

Easy Scaling 

Scaling Up vs. Scaling Out 

Vertical Scaling and Horizontal Scaling 

Features of MongoDB 

Secondary Indexes 


Memory Management 

Replica Set 

Auto Sharding 

Aggregation and MapReduce 

Collection and Database 

Schema Design and Modeling 

Reference Data Model 

Embedded Data Model 

Data Types 

Core Servers of MongoDB 

MongoDB’s Tools 

MongoDB Installation 

Use Cases

Lesson 03 – CRUD Operations in MongoDB 

Data Modification in MongoDB 

Batch Insert in MongoDB 

Ordered Bulk Insert and Unordered Bulk Insert 

Inserts: Internals and Implications 

Retrieving the documents 

Specify Equality Condition 

$in “AND” Conditions 

$or Operator 

Specify AND/OR Conditions 

Regular Expression 

Array Exact Match 

Array Projection Operators 

$Where Query 



Advance Query Option 

Update Operation 


$Unset and $inc Modifiers 

$Push and $addToSet 

Positional Array Modifications 


Removing Documents

Lesson 04 – Indexing and Aggregation 

Introduction to Indexing 

Types and Properties of Index 

Sort Order 

Text Indexes 

Text Search 

Index Creation 

Index Creation on Replica Set 

Remove, Modify, and Rebuild Indexes 

Listing Indexes 

Measure Index Use 

Control Index Use 

Index Use Reporting 

Geospatial Indexes 

MongoDB’s Geospatial Query Operators  

$GeoWith Operator 

Proximity Queries in MongoDB 


Pipeline Operators and Indexes 

Aggregate Pipeline Stages 


Aggregation Operations

Lesson 05 – Replication and Sharding 

Introduction to Replication 

Master-Slave Replication 

Replica Set in MongoDB 

Automatic Failover 

Replica Set Members 

Write Concern 

Write Concern Levels 

Write Concern for a Replica Set 

Modify Default Write Concern 

Read Preference 

Read Preference Modes 

Blocking for Replication 

Tag Set 

Configure Tag Sets for Replica set 

Replica Set Deployment Strategies 

Replica Set Deployment Patterns 

Oplog File 

Replication State and Local Database 

Replication Administration 


When to Use Sharding? 

What is a Shard? 

Choosing a Shard Key 

Range-Based Shard Key 

Hash-Based Sharding 

Impact of Shard Keys on Cluster Operation 

Production Cluster Architecture 

Config Server Availability 

Production Cluster Deployment 

Add Shards to a Cluster 

Enable Sharding for Database and a Collection 

Maintaining a Balanced Data Distribution  


Chunk Size and Type 

Shard Balancing 

Customized Data Distribution with Tag Aware Sharding Tag Aware Sharding

Lesson 06 – Developing Java and Node JS Application   with MongoDB 

Capped Collection 

TTL Collection Features 


MongoDB Drivers and Client Libraries 

Develop Java Application with MongoDB 

Connecting to MongoDB from Java Program 

Create Collection From Java Program 

Insert Documents From Java Program 

Retrieve Documents Using Java Code 

Update Documents Using Java Code 

Delete Documents Using Java Code 

Store Images Using GridFS API 

Retrieve Images Using GridFS API 

Remove Image Using GridFS API  

Connection Creation Using Node JS 

Insert Operations Using Node JS 

Update Operations Using Node JS 

Retrieve Documents Using Node JS 

Using DB Cursor to Retrieve Documents 

Mongoose ODM Module in Node JS 

Defining Schema Using Mongoose

Lesson 07 – Administration of MongoDB Cluster   Operations 

Capped Collection 

TTL Collection Features 


Memory-Mapped Files 

Journaling Mechanics 

Storage Engines 

Power of 2-Sized Allocations 

No Padding Allocation Strategy 

Diagnosing Performance Issues 

Optimization Strategies for MongoDB 

Configure Tag Sets for Replica Set 

Optimize Query Performance 

Monitoring Strategies for MongoDB 

MongoDB Utilities 

MongoDB Commands 

MongoDB Management Service (MMS) 

Data Backup Strategies in MongoDB 

Copying Underlying Data Files 

Backup with MongoDump 

Fsync and Lock 

MongoDB Ops Manager Backup Software 

Security Strategies in MongoDB 

Authentication Implementation in MongoDB 

Authentication in a Replica Set 

Authentication on Sharded Clusters 


End-to-End Auditing for Compliance