Conf42: JavaScript 2020

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MongoDB Schema Design: Best Practices

Joe Karlsson
Developer Advocate @ MongoDB

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Have you ever wondered, "How do I model my schema for my application?" It's one of the most common questions devs have pertaining to MongoDB. And the answer is, it depends. This is because document databases have a rich vocabulary that is capable of expressing data relationships in more nuanced ways than SQL.

There are many things to consider when picking a schema. is your app read or write heavy? What data is frequently accessed together? What are your performance considerations? How will your data set grow and scale?

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