Create a MongoDB Atlas account

The first step to setting up MongoDB Atlas is to create a new account, which can be done for free by using either an existing Google account or an email account. Once the account creation is complete, we choose one of three deployment options, which are as follows:

  • Serverless
  • Dedicated
  • Shared

We’ll go for the shared option because it allows us to create a free cluster and set up our database without any cost.

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