How to Install MongoDB 3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04

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MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular format used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. MongoDB features include: full index support, replication, high availability, and auto-sharding. MongoDB provides large media storage with GridFS. Click here to more details about MongoDB 3.4.

MongoDB 3.4

See Also:

  • Install MongoDB 3.2 on Windows
  • Install MongoDB 3.2 on CentOS/RHEL 5/6/7
  • MongoDB PHP Module (Extension) on CentOS 5/6/7
  • How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu
  • Few useful command for MongoDB
  • This article will help you to install MongoDB 3.4 on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04 systems.

    Import the Public Key

    First we will import the MongoDB GPG public key in our system using following command.

    $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 0C49F3730359A14518585931BC711F9BA15703C6
    

    Adding Apt Repository

    Create a MongoDB list file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ with this command:

    For Ubuntu 16.04:

    $ echo "deb [ arch=amd64,arm64 ] http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu "$(lsb_release -sc)"/mongodb-org/3.4 multiverse" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb-3.4.list
    

    For Ubuntu 14.04 & 12.04:

    $ echo "deb [ arch=amd64 ] http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu "$(lsb_release -sc)"/mongodb-org/3.4 multiverse" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb-3.4.list
    

    Install MongoDB

    Now that the MongoDB repository has been added, use following commands to install MongoDB in your systems.

    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install mongodb-org
    

    If you want to install any specific version of MongoDB, define the version number like below

    $ apt-get install mongodb-org=3.4.1 mongodb-org-server=3.4.1 mongodb-org-shell=3.4.1 mongodb-org-mongos=3.4.1 mongodb-org-tools=3.4.10
    

    Start MongoDB Service

    Start mongodb and add it as service to be started at boot time:
    For Ubuntu 16.04:

    $ sudo systemctl start mongod
    $ sudo systemctl enable mongod
    

    For Ubuntu 14.04 & 12.04:

    $ sudo service mongod start
    $ sudo chkconfig mongod on
    

    Verify MongoDB Installation

    Finally use the below command to check installed MongoDB version on your system.

    $ mongod --version 
    
    db version v3.4.1
    git version: 5e103c4f5583e2566a45d740225dc250baacfbd7
    OpenSSL version: OpenSSL 1.0.2g  1 Mar 2016
    allocator: tcmalloc
    modules: none
    build environment:
        distmod: ubuntu1604
        distarch: x86_64
        target_arch: x86_64
    

    Also you can check that mongodb has been started on port 27017 with the netstat command.

    $ netstat -ntulp | grep mongod
    

    For more information on how to customize these and other values in your configuration file, refer to the official MongoDB configuration tutorial.

    Enjoy it!

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