Node.js can be used in database applications.
One of the most popular NoSQL database is MongoDB.
To be able to experiment with the code examples, you will need access to a MongoDB database.
You can download a free MongoDB database at https://www.mongodb.com.
Or get started right away with a MongoDB cloud service at https://www.mongodb.com/cloud/atlas.
Install MongoDB Driver
Let us try to access a MongoDB database with Node.js.
To download and install the official MongoDB driver, open the Command Terminal and execute the following:
Download and install mongodb package:
Now you have downloaded and installed a mongodb database driver.
Node.js can use this module to manipulate MongoDB databases: