A little background - I have several ways available to access my development server (tablet, phone, laptop), so I prefer to use Web based tools for monitoring and interacting with the apps I have installed. This provides greater flexibility in that I don’t need to install separate client tools on each platform, and learn the myriad ways they have for configuring access to the server. For example, WebMin is a great tool for managing Linux boxes, and phpMyAdmin works well with MySQL. Since I have been working more on MongoDB lately, I decided to look into what is available to manage and interact with that application.
Here is a roundup of what I’ve tested, using the MongoDB website as a starting point, and restricting my testing to open source tools.