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  • Overview
  • Spring Data
  • Using Spring Data and MongoDB
  • Quarkus
  • Using Quarkus and MongoDB
  • Micronaut
  • Using Micronaut and MongoDB

On this page, you can learn about using tools and frameworks together with the Java Driver to develop applications.

This page describes the following third-party integrations:

  • Spring Data

  • Quarkus

  • Micronaut

Important

The integrations on this page are not developed by official MongoDB partners.

Spring is a Java framework that provides infrastructure support for Java applications. Spring's modules enable aspect-oriented programming, authentication protocols, inversion of control, and other services to facilitate application development.

Spring offers the Spring Data sub-framework for database access. Spring Data's features include map-reduce frameworks, cloud-based data services, and an access layer for relational and non-relational databases. To learn more about the Spring Data project, see Spring Data.

Spring Data MongoDB enables you to access MongoDB databases by using a Spring-based programming model.

You can use Spring Data MongoDB's template API to perform the following actions:

  • Run CRUD operations on MongoDB data

  • Map domain objects to MongoDB documents using the MongoDB converter

  • Perform Atlas Search queries using the $search aggregation pipeline stage

  • Enable Client-Side Field Level Encryption (CSFLE) to encrypt application data

For instructions on using Spring Data MongoDB to build an application and interact with MongoDB, see the Getting Started page in the Spring reference documentation.

Tip

To learn more about Spring Data MongoDB and its features, see the Spring Data MongoDB project overview.

The Quarkus Java framework supports the development of microservices and serverless applications. Quarkus is native to Kubernetes, a platform that manages the deployment of containerized applications.

Quarkus' features include an interactive developer interface, live coding, and container-first application development that reduces the memory usage of Java applications.

Quarkus provides a MongoDB client for MongoDB data access.

You can use the MongoDB client extension to access the following features:

  • CRUD operation methods, such as find() and insertOne()

  • Automatic translation of domain objects to MongoDB documents by using the BSON Codec

  • Customized domain object mapping by using the POJO Codec

For instructions on how to use the quarkus-mongodb-client extension to connect to MongoDB, see the Using the MongoDB Client guide in the Quarkus documentation.

Tip

You can also install the quarkus-mongodb-panache extension to further simplify MongoDB database interactions. For details and instructions on using this extension, see the Simplified MongoDB with Panache guide in the Quarkus documentation.

Micronaut is a framework that focuses on server-side microservice development. Micronaut reduces code reflection, enabling performance improvements such as decreased application startup time and memory usage.

Key features of the Micronaut framework include aspect-oriented programming, inversion of control, and automatic code configuration.

You can create a Micronaut application that interacts with MongoDB.

Micronaut provides a serialization library and BSON annotations to manage MongoDB data from your application. These features enable you to create POJOs that correspond to MongoDB documents, interfaces that map to MongoDB collections, and other custom mappings.

For instructions on using the data-mongodb or data-mongodb-async feature to create a MongoDB-backed Micronaut application, see the Micronaut Data MongoDB guide in the Micronaut documentation.

Tip

For a full list of Micronaut's available annotations, see the io.micronaut.data.annotation package API documentation.

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