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  • Prerequisites
  • Load the Sample Data into Your Atlas Cluster
  • Next Steps

Estimated Time to Complete: 10 minutes

To complete this tutorial you will need a MongoDB Atlas cluster. Refer to the Create a Cluster documentation for instructions on creating an Atlas cluster.

Atlas provides sample data you can load into your Atlas cluster. To load sample data into your cluster:

1

Log in to your Atlas account at https://cloud.mongodb.com.

2

Click Database in the sidebar.

3
  1. Click the Ellipses (...) button for your cluster.

  2. Click Load Sample Dataset.

Atlas begins loading your sample data. This operation takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

The following is a sample document from the dataset:

{
"_id": {
"$oid": "573a1390f29313caabcd413b"
},
"title": "The Arrival of a Train",
"year": {
"$numberInt": "1896"
},
"runtime": {
"$numberInt": "1"
},
"released": {
"$date": {
"$numberLong": "-2335219200000"
}
},
"poster": "http://ia.media-imdb.com/images/M/ MV5BMjEyNDk5MDYzOV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNjIxMTEwMzE@._V1_SX300.jpg",
"plot": "A group of people are standing in a straight line along the
platform of a railway station, waiting for a train, which is seen
coming at some distance. When the train stops at the platform, ...",
"fullplot": "A group of people are standing in a straight line along
the platform of a railway station, waiting for a train, which is
seen coming at some distance. When the train stops at the platform,
the line dissolves. The doors of the railway-cars open, and people
on the platform help passengers to get off.",
"lastupdated": "2015-08-15 00:02:53.443000000",
"type": "movie",
"directors": [
"Auguste Lumière",
"Louis Lumière"
],
"imdb": {
"rating": {
"$numberDouble": "7.3"
},
"votes": {
"$numberInt": "5043"
},
"id": {
"$numberInt": "12"
}
},
"countries": [
"France"
],
"genres": [
"Documentary",
"Short"
],
"tomatoes": {
"viewer": {
"rating": {
"$numberDouble": "3.7"
},
"numReviews": {
"$numberInt": "59"
}
},
"lastUpdated": {
"$date": {
"$numberLong": "1441993589000"
}
}
},
"num_mflix_comments": {
"$numberInt": "1"
}
}

Now that you have a data source in Charts, you can Create a New Dashboard which will hold the visualizations.

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