To work with MySQL as a document store, you use dedicated components and a choice of clients that support communicating with the MySQL server to develop document based applications.
The following MySQL products support X Protocol and enable you to use X DevAPI in your chosen language to develop applications that communicate with a MySQL Server functioning as a document store:
The quick-start guides (tutorials) in this chapter help you to get started using MySQL Shell with MySQL as a document store.
The quick-start guide for Python is here: Section 20.4, “Python Quick-Start Guide: MySQL Shell for Document Store”.
The MySQL Shell User Guide at MySQL Shell 8.0 (part of MySQL 8.0) provides detailed information about configuring and using MySQL Shell.