The live connection manager for this datastore.
Depending on the adapter, this might represent a connection pool, a single connection, or just a reference to a preconfigured client library instance.
Access a raw Mongo collection instance representing a model
// Since the db connection manager exposed by `sails-mongo` is actually // the same as the Mongo client's `db` instance, we can treat it as such. var db = Pet.getDatastore().manager; // Now we can do anything we could do with a Mongo `db` instance: var rawMongoCollection = db.collection(Pet.tableName);