The MongoDB Manual contains comprehensive documentation on the MongoDB document-oriented database management system. This page describes the manual’s licensing, editions, and versions, and describes how to make a change request and how to contribute to the manual.
This manual is licensed under a Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported” (i.e. “CC-BY-NC-SA”) license.
The MongoDB Manual is copyright © 2011-2013 10gen, Inc.
In addition to the MongoDB Manual, you can also access this content in the following editions:
You also can access PDF files that contain subsets of the MongoDB Manual:
For Emacs users Info/Texinfo users, the following experimental Texinfo manuals are available for offline use:
The texinfo manuals are experimental. If you find an issue with one of these editions, please file an issue in the DOCS Jira project.
This version of the manual reflects version 2.4 of MongoDB.
See the MongoDB Documentation Project Page for an overview of all editions and output formats of the MongoDB Manual. You can see the full revision history and track ongoing improvements and additions for all versions of the manual from its GitHub repository.
This edition reflects “master” branch of the documentation as of the “21f7f40cd91da9509cde7cb0de95d5373980f3fe” revision. This branch is explicitly accessible via “http://docs.mongodb.org/master” and you can always reference the commit of the current manual in the release.txt file.
The most up-to-date, current, and stable version of the manual is always available at “http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/”.
To report an issue with this manual or to make a change request, file a ticket at the MongoDB DOCS Project on Jira.
In order for the documentation team to accept your change, you must complete the MongoDB/10gen Contributor Agreement.
You can clone the repository by issuing the following command at your system shell:
git clone git://github.com/mongodb/docs.git
The MongoDB Manual uses Sphinx, a sophisticated documentation engine built upon Python Docutils. The original reStructured Text files, as well as all necessary Sphinx extensions and build tools, are available in the same repository as the documentation.
For more information on the MongoDB documentation process, see:
If you have any questions, please feel free to open a Jira Case.