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How to create an Index on MongoDB on ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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MongoDB Indexes are most important things in any database, and with MongoDB it's the same. With the utilization of Indexes, performing questions in MongoDB turns out to be more productive.

In the event that you had an assortment with a large number of archives with no files, and afterward you inquiry to discover certain records, at that point in such case MongoDB would have to filter the whole assortment to discover the reports. In any case, in the event that you had files, MongoDB would utilize these records to restrict the quantity of reports that must be looked in the assortment.

Indexes are unique informational indexes which store a halfway piece of the assortment's information. Since the information is fractional, it gets simpler to peruse this information. This halfway set stores the worth of a particular field or a bunch of fields requested by the worth of the field.


Making an Index in MongoDB is finished by utilizing the "createIndex" strategy.

The accompanying model shows how add list to assortment. How about we expect to be that

we have our equivalent Employee assortment which has the Field names of

"User_name_id" and "UserName".


To create mongoDB indexes DB Admin need to collect the repeated queries 


Step 1: Login MongoDB Shell


Login the mongoDB using Shell by using the following commands. 



Step 2 : Choose Database


Use your database to create indexes by following the commands. use 



Step 3: Choose Collection


After did that admin need to check status of the collection by following the commands. 

show collections 


Step 4 : Creating Index


To create indexes you need to choose any collection name and prepared with indexes data, use the following commands to create index using collection. 


Step 5: Find Indexes: getindexes()


Finding an Index in MongoDB is done by using the "getIndexes" method. The following example shows how this can be done



Step 6: Drop Indexes: dropindex()


Removing an Index in MongoDB is done by using the dropIndex method. The following example shows how this can be done




We have successfully create MongoDB index on ubuntu linux, Still you have any issue leave a comment.

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