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This guide shows you how to create an application that uses the MongoDB Node.js driver to connect to a MongoDB cluster hosted on MongoDB Atlas. If you prefer to connect to MongoDB using a different driver or programming language, see our list of official drivers.
The Node.js driver is a library of functions that you can use to connect to and communicate with MongoDB.
MongoDB Atlas is a fully managed cloud database service that hosts your MongoDB deployments. You can create your own free (no credit card required) MongoDB Atlas deployment by following the steps in this guide.
Follow the steps in this guide to connect a sample Node.js application to a MongoDB Atlas deployment.