MongoDB compatibility

ProvenDB is a MongoDB compatible database service. Indeed, ProvenDB is a service layered on top of a MongoDB Atlas database service. Most of the MongoDB database commands are supported by ProvenDB. Many MongoDB based applications will be able to run unchanged on ProvenDB.

In general you develop a ProvenDB application in exactly the same way as you would develop a MongoDB application. Normal CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) commands will run as usual, and you can use aggregation pipelines with some limitations.

However, if you are developing a ProvenDB application, then you are almost certainly wanting to use the unique features of ProvenDB - it's versioning and blockchain capabilities. This guide explains in detail how to work with ProvenDB versions and Proofs.

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MongoDB compatibility is covered in depth in MongoDB compatibility