MongoDB Aggregate Function
In MongoDB, the Aggregation function is defined as the best method to work with a cluster of data and find out a common result. Performing aggregation means, collecting data from different documents, grouping all the data together and them applying operation like finding out the maximum vales, sorting them, sum of total values and many more.
MongoDB Aggregate Example
To understand the concept of aggregation, let's discuss it practically with the help of an example.
For example, You have three documents in a single collection. Every documents contains 3 fields, Name, Product and Price as shown below:
Now, If you know that how many different categories of product you have in a collection, you can apply aggregate function $group to group all different categories of product all together and display it on the screen as shown below:
On the further articles, we are going to discuss about various other aggregation functions that we have in MongoDB.