MongoDB for Analysts Training Course


After the training, you will be able to write extract and modify the data in MongoDB database. You will also learn about powerful Aggregation Pipeline that is a flexible and fast tool for data analytics, and if it’s not enough for you, how to connect your current BI tools like Tableau or Excel to data stored in Mongo.

Course Outline

MongoDB Introduction

  • Introduction into NoSQL databases
  • NoSQL vs. RDBMS (relational databases)
  • What are documents and JSON format
  • Creating MongoDB sandbox (local or cloud)
  • CRUD operations (Create, Read, Update and Delete)
  • MongoDB Shell as a basic client tool
  • MongoDB Compass and other clients

Aggregation functions

  • Single purpose aggregation functions
  • Aggregation pipelines
  • Creating views
  • Overview of map-reduce

Business Intelligence connector and data migration

  • How to use MongoDB data in Excel
  • BI connector installation and configuration
  • Loading data from existing SQL databases
  • Built-in Mongo import/export tools

Performance tuning

  • Analysing performance using explain function
  • Profiler
  • Indexes and special collections overview
  • Optimising replica-set nodes for reporting

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