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MongoDB is a NoSQL type, open-source document database. This sample demonstrates the usage of a MongoDB as a data source in WSO2 DSS.


A MongoDB server v2.4.x or v2.2.x should be already running in the default port. Create a collection as below in the command shell.

use mydb
db.things.insert( { id: 1, name: "Document1" } )

Building the sample

The sample data service MongoDBSample should be deployed using the instructions in Samples Setup section.

Running the sample

The sample can be run using any SOAP client such as the Tryit tool that comes bundles with WSO2 DSS.

Service description

The list of operations used by the data service to carry out the actions are as follows.

  • mongo_insert: This operation adds a document according to the provided id, name.
  • mongo_insert_doc: Using this operation you can inserts a document into the 'things' collection:
  • mongo_find: This operation returns all documents from the collection.
  • mongo_count: This operation counts and returns the number of all documents in the 'things' collection
  • mongo_update: This operation sets the name as 'Zack' and the id as the provided value for the document where name is 'Bob'
  • mongo_remove: This operation removes all the documents from the collection 'things' where id is equal to the given value
  • mongo_drop: This operation will drop the collection 'things' from the database

Follow the steps below to demonstrate this functionality using the TryIt tool:

  1. Log in to the management console of your server and click List under Services in the navigator. The MongoDBSample will be listed here.
  2. Click Try this service to open the TryIt tool.
  3. Select the relevant operation and click Send to execute the command. You will get the product list in the response as shown below.
    • Invoking the operation 'mongo_insert' to insert a document
    • Invoking the operation 'mongo_find' to retrieve the data in the collection

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