Let’s begin easy today: big data, scalability, continuous deployment… MongoDB was released in 2009.
A little video about it:
During 30 years, coding objects were evolving but in the same time the data representation in database did not change. The ORM was time consuming. With NoSQL, and MongoDB, all the concept changed.
See why MongoDB became so popular: https://blog.mlab.com/2012/08/why-is-mongodb-wildly-popular/
A little starter with MongoDB: how to install it on Linux, Windows, Mac : http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/installation/
Our selection of MongoDB tutorials. Which one do you prefer?
A. Your first steps in MongoDB in less than one hour installation, creation of the database, search in it: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/getting-started-with-mongodb-part-1–net-22879
B. A very rich tutorial with 24 chapters to know everything on MongoDB: http://www.tutorialspoint.com/mongodb/
C. 11 minutes to see how to use MongoDB and Node.js: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e1NEdfs4is
MongoDB vs. MySQL: http://java.dzone.com/articles/when-use-mongodb-rather-mysql