MongoDB mongosh Create Database
Create Database using mongosh
After connecting to your database using
you can see which database you are using by typing
db in your terminal.
If you have used the connection string provided from the MongoDB Atlas dashboard,
you should be connected to the
Show all databases
To see all available databases, in your terminal type
myFirstDatabase is not listed.
This is because the database is empty.
An empty database is essentially non-existant.
Change or Create a Database
You can change or create a new database by typing
use then the name of the database.
Create a new database called "blog":
We are now in the
Remember: In MongoDB, a database is not actually created until it gets content!