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Oct 3, 2018 by Robert Gravelle

Collation involves a set of language-specific rules for string comparison, such as those for lettercase and accent marks. Your run of the mill sorting is fine for simple entries made up of alphanumeric characters, but once you include special characters, such as @, #, $, % (etc) and è, é, ê, ö (etc, etc), it becomes imperative that you specify your own collation.

Sep 18, 2018 by Robert Gravelle

In relational databases, a view is a searchable data subset that is defined by a query. Views are sometimes referred to as "virtual tables" because they don't store data, but can be queried just like tables. MongoDB recently introduced views in version 3.4. In today's blog, we'll learn how to create a view in MongoDB using Navicat for MongoDB GUI administration and development tool.

Sep 11, 2018 by Robert Gravelle

Schema Analysis is useful in verifying your schemas, visualizing data distributions and for identifying data outliers. Available only for MongoDB, the Navicat for MongoDB Collection and Data Viewer toolbars include command buttons for analyzing your collection schema and document data.

In today's blog, we'll be exploring Navicat for MongoDB's analysis tool.

Sep 4, 2018 by Robert Gravelle

In the last couple of blogs, we learned how each of Navicat for MongoDB's Collection views - Grid, Tree, and JSON - provide a different set of command buttons for performing operations that are tailored to that particular view. In the last blog, we learned about transactions, filtering, and sorting. In today's blog, we'll be covering how to expand array values, colorize cells, and migrating data between MongoDB and other databases.

Aug 28, 2018 by Robert Gravelle

In the last couple of blogs, we have covered how the Navicat for MongoDB database administration tool makes working with documents and collections easier. For instance, documents can be presented in one of three ways: in Grid view, Tree view, or JSON view. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. The Collection Tab toolbar includes a number of commands for each of the three View types. In today's blog, we'll take a closer look at a few of the Grid View Toolbar Commands of the Grid View.

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