MongoDB: List Databases – Mongo Shell

MongoDB is a powerful open-source NoSQL databases, that is commonly used in the modern web applications.

The databases in MongoDB can be listed from the command-line using the mongo shell and in this short note i will show how to do this.

Cool Tip: To connect to a remote MongoDB server from the command-line, it needs to install MongoDB command-line client, known as mongo shell! Read More →

List Databases in MongoDB

To show all databases in MongoDB, execute the following command in the mongo shell:

> show dbs

– or –

> show databases

To use (open) the database, run:

> use <databaseName>