How To Perform CRUD Operations in MongoDB Using PyMongo

MongoDB is a general-purpose, document-oriented, NoSQL database program that uses JSON-like documents to store data. PyMongo is the recommended driver for working with MongoDB from Python. This tutorial will cover writing a Python script that creates, retrieves, updates and deletes data in a locally installed MongoDB server.

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