What is Mongoose?
January 25th 2021 591
Mongoose is an
Object Data Modeling (ODM) library for MongoDB and Node.js. It manages relationships between data, provides schema validation, and is used to translate between
objects in code and the representation of those
objects in MongoDB.
MongoDb VS SQL
MongoDB is a schema-less NoSQL document database. It means you can store
JSON documents in it, and the structure of these documents can vary as it is not enforced like SQL databases. This is one of the advantages of using NoSQL as it speeds up application development and reduces the complexity of deployments.
Below is an example of how data is stored in
Mongoose has a great
documentation, checkout the docs here to learn more about Mongoose.