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Install MongoDB on CentOS 6.4

MongoDB can be easily to be installed on CentOS 6.4 (64 bits) with with the following 2 steps:

  1. Add/Create 10 gen repo into the system#> vi /etc/yum.repos.d/10gen.repo

    name=10gen Repository

  2. Install Packages#> yum install mongo-10gen mongo-10gen-server

Note: You may need to be root to do the installation.

Once the download complete, your MongoDB is ready to be used. You can start/stop MongoDB instance with the following command:

# >  service mongod start
# >  service mongod stop

and, to restart

# > service mongod start

You may want to let the MongoDB auto start when the system up, with the following command:

#> chkconfig mongod on

Now, your MongoDB is installed and ready to use. You can start to using MongoDB shell, with the following command:

# > mongo

Happy trying and using with it.