This is different than SQL databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL, where fields correspond to columns in a table and individual records correspond to rows.
You should have a general familiarity with the Windows command prompt.
Installing and Running MongoDB on a Windows Machine
Download the MongoDB installer file from the downloads section of the MongoDB website.
Find the dowloaded .msi file in the Windows Explorer. Double click the file and follow the prompts to install Mongo. Note: unless you specify a custom directory Mongo is most likely installed in the
C:\mongodbdirectory**. However, based on settings on your machine Mongo may be installed other places. For example,
C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.2. Additionally, you may find MongoDB in the add/remove programs menu.
Create the directory where MongoDB will store it’s files. From the command prompt run
md \data\db. This is the default location. However, other locations can be specified using the
--dbpathparameter. See the Mongo docs for more information.
Start the mongodb daemon by running
C:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exein the Command Prompt. Or by running,
Connect to MongoDB using the Mongo shell While the MongoDB daemon is running, from a different Command prompt window run