MongoDB Input Tool

The MongoDB Input tool is used for reading data stored in MongoDB databases. MongoDB is a scalable, high-performance, open source, NoSQL database. You can learn more about MongoDb here: http://www.mongodb.org/.

MongoDB databases store data in a BSON format which is binary JSON. You can learn more about BSON here: http://bsonspec.org/.

Configuration Properties

  1. Server:The name of the MongoDB server you wish to connect to. Enter localhost to connect to a MongoDb instance you have on the machine running Alteryx.

  2. UserName/Password (optional):If your MongoDb instance is running with the –auth option this is where you enter the username/password you wish to connect to.

  3. Database:The name of the MongoDB database you wish to connect to.

  4. Collection:The name of the MongoDB collection you wish to read data from.

  5. Mode: There are 2 modes for reading the MongoDB. Depending on the mode chosen, additional configuration is necessary. Choices include: