Rename Collection in MongoDB using Java

In this example, We will show you sample program about, How to rename collection in mongodb using Java. The same program has been attached in the below post.

Example Program

package com.dineshkrish.mongo;
import org.bson.Document;
import com.mongodb.MongoClient;
import com.mongodb.MongoNamespace;
import com.mongodb.client.MongoCollection;
import com.mongodb.client.MongoDatabase;
* @author Dinesh Krishnan
public class DeleteDocument {
public static void main(String[] args) {
// host name
final String HOST_NAME = "localhost";
// default port number
final int PORT = 27017;
// creating mongo client object
MongoClient client = new MongoClient(HOST_NAME, PORT);
// selecting the mongo database
MongoDatabase database = client.getDatabase("dineshkrish");
// selecting the mongo collection
MongoCollection<Document> collection = database
// creating namespace
MongoNamespace newName = new MongoNamespace("dineshkrish" ,"new_employee_records");
// renaming the collection
System.out.println("Collection has been renamed");
// closing the client


1. MongoDB Java API Documentation
2. JavaDoc – MongoClient Class
3. JavaDoc – MongoDatabase Interface
4. JavaDoc – Document Class

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