MongoDB is a cross-platform, open-source, NoSQL database, used by many modern Node-based web applications to persist data. In this beginner-friendly tutorial, I’ll demonstrate how to install Mongo, then start using it to store and query data. I’ll also look at how to interact with a Mongo database from within a Node program, and also highlight some of the differences between Mongo and a traditional relational database (such as MySQL) along the way. What Is MongoDB? MongoDB is a document-oriented database.…