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A graphical user interface designed for administering NoSQL MongoDB document databases

editor's review






qMongoFront is a cross-platform and open source project that provides users with a GUI (Graphical User Interface) front-end for the MongoDB database software. It is a native Qt graphical application that features an easy-to-use and straightforward graphical user interface, allowing users to easily work with MongoDB databases in any Linux-based computing environment.

Features at a glance

Its highlights include the ability to add and remove collections and databases, insert, update and remove documents, filter and view content of collections, as well as to view the status of any MongoDB database and server. In addition, qMongoFront provides complete support for the GridFS specification, index, user management, database authentication, the MapReduce programming model, and the replicaSet functionality, a group of mongod processes.

Manage as many MongoDB databases as you want

Another interesting feature is the ability to manage as many MongoDB database as you want. There’s no limit on how many database connection this app supports, which makes it a real candidate to the best MongoDB administrative front-end, at least on the Linux ecosystem.

Under the hood and supported OSes

Under the hood, the application is written in the C++ programming language, using the Qt toolkit for the graphical user interface, and designed to be deployed on Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. At the moment, the qMongoFront application only supports the Linux platform, but it can be easily ported to the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. In addition, only the 32-bit architecture is supported by the developer. So if you want to use it under 64-bit platforms, you need to get the Git sources.

Bottom line

Managing a single or multiple NoSQL, MongoDB powered databases has never been easier with the qMongoFront application. We recommended it to all MongoDB developers and aficionados who a looking for an easy-to-use application that enables them to efficiently administer multiple MongoDB databases at the same time, from a single interface.

qMongoFront was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on September 13th, 2014
qMongoFront - The main window, where users can easily manage MongoDB databasesqMongoFront - The main window, where users can easily update documentsqMongoFront - Support for GridFS is implemented into the application

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