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 [...]

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 Download our MongoDB GUI and follow us step-by-step: Download Studio 3T Get Download Link for Later When you double-click on a connection in the Open Connections Tree, you’ll notice a [...]

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 Import and Export MongoDB Data

Importing and exporting MongoDB data can be a tedious task, especially when done from a standard command line interface. Studio 3T is a MongoDB GUI that boasts time-saving import and export features - which our users love - and supports various file formats, so you never have to type a single command line to get [...]

How to Update a MongoDB Field In-Place

Updating the value of a particular field in a document is incredibly simple with Studio 3T (formerly MongoChef). Thanks to our In-Place Editing feature, you can edit fields directly in-place in the Tree and Table views. Download it now, in case you haven't yet: Try Studio 3T Get Download Link for Later First, [...]