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Indexing Tutorials

Indexes allow MongoDB to process and fulfill queries quickly by creating small and efficient representations of the documents in a collection.

The documents in this section outline specific tasks related to building and maintaining indexes for data in MongoDB collections and discusses strategies and practical approaches. For a conceptual overview of MongoDB indexing, see the Index Concepts document.

Index Creation Tutorials
Create and configure different types of indexes for different purposes.
Index Management Tutorials
Monitor and assess index performance and rebuild indexes as needed.
Geospatial Index Tutorials
Create indexes that support data stored as GeoJSON objects and legacy coordinate pairs.
Text Search Tutorials
Build and configure indexes that support full-text searches.
Indexing Strategies
The factors that affect index performance and practical approaches to indexing in MongoDB