What’s New in Studio 3T 5.7

In this release, Studio 3T unveils Auto-Updater, extensions to Data Compare and Sync, and full compatibility with MongoDB 3.6. Auto-Updater It's finally here - the feature you've all been waiting for. 5.7 rolls out with Auto-Updater, which means Studio 3T will automatically update to the latest version after each release. Enjoy all the newest [...]

How to Tell Your MongoDB Production and Test Databases Apart

Studio 3T has many advanced features, but it's the little things that also make it the best MongoDB GUI for Windows, Mac, and Linux. One of our users' favorite features is the ability to color-code collections and databases. It makes differentiating production data from test data easier and prevents accidents from mixing up the two. For example, you can [...]

Our Favorite MongoDB 3.6 Features

MongoDB 3.6 was finally released this week and it comes with seriously exciting features. We first got an in-depth look at the latest MongoDB version at #MDBE2017. Now that everything is official, behold our list of favorite features and what they mean for you. Retryable Writes Causal Consistency Change Streams New Aggregation Pipeline Stages and [...]

How to Compare MongoDB Collections, Analyze Differences, and Sync Data

In this post, we'll show you how to compare MongoDB collections located in different databases and/or servers, analyze differences between their documents and fields, and sync your data using Studio 3T's Data Compare & Sync feature. The Importance of Comparing MongoDB Databases Choose Your Source and Target Connections Choose MongoDB Collections to Compare Configure Your [...]

3 Ways to View MongoDB Data

In this post, we'll show you three ways to view documents and collections in Studio 3T. Tree View Table View JSON View When you double-click on a connection in the Open Connections Tree, you’ll notice a drop-down menu in the top-right corner that shows your current view type. Here, you can choose between: 1. Tree View [...]

How to Limit the Initial Number of Documents Loaded in a MongoDB Collection

By default, Studio 3T loads the first 50 documents of a collection (i.e. dbCursor.find({}).limit(50)) when first opening a collection view. As MongoDB documents can be up to 16MB in size, this can amount to serious traffic, so we've introduced a convenient way of limiting this initial number of documents either for all or specific collections. Limit [...]

How to Monitor Your MongoDB Server Status

In this post, we'll show you how to monitor the status of your MongoDB servers using Studio 3T's Server Status Charts feature. The Server Status Charts show real-time updates of what's happening on a MongoDB instance. This makes it easier to monitor particular things of interest on production, development, test, or local instances. You can open [...]