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MongoDB Client

The MongoDB Client is giving an access to a MongoDB noSQL server.

Basic Usage

Start your MongoDB server with default settings and use the following example:

import { client } from "sdk/mongodb";
import { response } from "sdk/http";

let mongoClient = client.getClient();

let collection = mongoClient.getDB("db").getCollection("people");

let person = client.createBasicDBObject()
    .append("_id", "jo")
    .append("name", "Jo Bloggs");
// or directly create an Object:
// const person = {"_id": "jo", "name": "Jo Bloggs"};

let query = client.createBasicDBObject().append("_id", "jo");
let cursor = collection.find(query)
let result =;

response.println("Result: " + result._id);


Function Description Returns
getClient() Returns an object representing a MongoDB Client Client
createBasicDBObject() Creates an empty DBObject DBObject



Function Description Returns
getDB(name) Returns an object representing a MongoDB Database DB


Function Description Returns
getCollection(name) Returns an object representing a MongoDB Collection DBCollection


Function Description Returns
insert(dbObject) Inserts a DBObject to a Collection -
find(query, projection) Returns a DBCursor based on the optional DBObjects parameters DBCursor
findOne(query, projection, sort) Returns a single DBObject based on the optional DBObjects parameters and sort DBObject
findOneById(id, projection) Returns a single DBObject by id and the optional DBObject projection parameter DBObject
count(query) Returns the count of matching DBObjects by the optional DBObject query parameter integer
createIndex(keys, options) Creates an index by keys and optional DBObject options parameters -
createIndexForField(name) Creates an index for field by name -
dropIndex(index) Drops the index by the DBObeject parameter -
dropIndexByName(name) Drops the index by the name parameter -
dropIndexes() Drops all the indexes -
remove(query) Removes the objects matching the query DBObject parameter -
rename(newName) Renames the collection by the newName parameter -
save(dbObject) Saves a DBObject to a Collection depends on whether _id of the object is provided or not -
update(query, update, upsert, multi) Updates the matching objects by query parameter with update value and optional upsert and multi flags -
updateMulti(query, update) Updates the matching objects by query parameter with update value -
getNextId() Calculate the next id for this collection in case of integer sequence is used integer
generateUUID() Generate UUID to be used as id string


Function Description Returns
one() Returns a single DBObject DBObject
batchSize(numberOfElements) Sets the batch size -
getBatchSize() Gets the batch size integer
getCollection() Gets the corresponding DBCollection DBCollection
getCursorId() Gets the cursor id integer
getKeysWanted() Returns as a keys DBObject DBObject
getLimit() Gets the results limit integer
close() Closes the cursor -
hasNext() Returns true if there is more objects boolean
next() Returns the next single DBObject DBObject
getQuery() Returns as a query DBObject DBObject
length() Returns the length of the results integer
limit(limit) Sets the results limit **
min(min) Sets the min results **
max(max) Sets the max results **
maxTime(maxTime) Sets the maxTime timeout in ms **
size() Gets the results size integer
sort(orderBy) Sort the result by the orderBy parameter -
skip(numberOfElements) Skips the next numberOfElements -


Function Description Returns
append(key, value) Adds a pair by key and value parameters DBObject (this)
toJson() Renders the DBObject as a JSON string
isPartialObject() Only matters if you are going to upsert and do not want to risk losing fields -
containsField(key) Whether contans a given field by key parameter boolean
get(key) Returns the value by the key parameter primitive
put(key, value) Adds the key-value pair -
removeField(key) Removes the field by key parameter -