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Mongo.getDB()

Description

Mongo.getDB(<database>)

Provides access to database objects from the mongo shell or from a JavaScript file.

The Mongo.getDB() method has the following parameter:

Parameter Type Description
database string The name of the database to access.

Example

The following example instantiates a new connection to the MongoDB instance running on the localhost interface and returns a reference to "myDatabase":

db = new Mongo().getDB("myDatabase");

See also

Mongo() and connect()