About MongoDB and many-to-many associations

Diego Peralta

Diego Peralta / about 9 years ago

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In a relational database, you might model a many-to-many relationship by creating a “join table.” MongoDB doesn’t have joins. But because arrays are first class citizens in MongoDB, you can simply store an array of ObjectId’s.

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