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, [...]

How to Rename a Field in MongoDB

Every now and then, you may need to rename a field in MongoDB. Whether you need to do it for a single document, or perhaps for multiple documents, this task can be easily accomplished with only a few steps from within Studio 3T (formerly MongoChef). Renaming a Field in a Single Document Within MongoDB The simplest [...]