Which tool can write data from a binary database dump created by Mongodump to a MongoDB instance?
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Just so, how do I backup a MongoDB database?
To create backup of database in MongoDB, you should use mongodump command. This command will dump the entire data of your server into the dump directory. There are many options available by which you can limit the amount of data or create backup of your remote server.
Beside above, how do I restore a collection in MongoDB? Steps to restore specific collection in the mongodb. 1) Go to the directory where your dump folder exists. 2) Execute following command by modifying according to your db name and your collection name. dump/ is the folder with your mongodump data, test is the db, and purchaseorders is the collection.
Keeping this in view, where is Mongodump stored?
By default, mongodump saves output files in a directory named dump in the current working directory. To send the database dump to standard output, specify “ - ” instead of a path. Write to standard output if you want process the output before saving it, such as to use gzip to compress the dump.
What is Mongodump and Mongorestore?
The mongorestore utility restores a binary backup created by mongodump . By default, mongorestore looks for a database backup in the dump/ directory. The mongorestore utility restores data by connecting to a running mongod directly. For more information on collection UUIDs, see Collections.