MongoDB Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of MongoDB competitors and alternatives
Apache
Real User
Sr Manager, Engineering, Reporting & Analytics, Big data at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 16 2017

What is most valuable?

I really appreciate the high availability, automated replication, linear scalability, and automated region fail-over.

How has it helped my organization?

We've used Apache Cassandra for solutions that we sell to our customers. It's used as our cloud based backend store as a temporary cache and for storing data that streams through our data pipe. It's an excellent high speed store.

What needs improvement?

Out-of-the-box monitoring, troubleshooting, and maintenance are involved. There are several utilities/interfaces available for use, but one would have to educate himself and learn the intricacies of managing a Cassandra cluster. For example,... more»
Real User
Sr. Specialist Technology at a software R&D company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Aug 31 2016

What is most valuable?

Deployment (file-based database), and replication were life savers for my assignment.

How has it helped my organization?

The firm needed a database that could hold sizable volume, along with fast performance. We had many relational database options, but because the communication format of data was mostly FIXML, we really wanted to avoid changing the data shape.... more»

What needs improvement?

There have already been a lot of improvements since I last used the technology. However, I would be excited to see how the technology has developed into the area of blockchain. Also, technical support is something they should improve.

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