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HTTP Interface for Databases
Address of a Database
Any operation triggered via ArangoDB’s HTTP REST API is executed in the context of exactly one database. To explicitly specify the database in a request, the request URI must contain the database name in front of the actual path:
where … is the actual path to the accessed resource. In the example, the resource will be accessed in the context of the database mydb. Actual URLs in the context of mydb could look like this:
http://localhost:8529/_db/mydb/_api/version http://localhost:8529/_db/mydb/_api/document/test/12345 http://localhost:8529/_db/mydb/myapp/get