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Ravi Kumar Gupta
Real User
Technical Architect at Azilen Technologies Pvt Ltd
Jun 03 2018

What is most valuable?

* Its capability to do quick, powerful aggregations has caught my attention. * The search queries are pretty fast and mean time to get response is around 50-100/ms. * The installation is very stable.

How has it helped my organization?

We capture more than 30 million records every week in IoT NS. MongoDB has been serving us well so far. It is easier to maintain the data with its document-based storage.

What needs improvement?

Its indexing capabilities could be further improved. The libraries, e.g., Mongoose could still be improved to handle MongoDB. The improvements could be made to intelligence to detect disk storage and prevent MongoDB from crashing.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did compare Cassandra against MongoDB, but we faced a few problems while data was restoring with Cassandra and chose MongoDB to avoid such issues.
Vendor
Database Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 20 2015

What do you think of MongoDB?

What is most valuable?

Reliability Enterprise integration Documentation Certification Support

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to have an alternative solution to licensed DB's.

What needs improvement?

It requires enterprise integration improvements from the security, and audit perspective (AD integration etc.). Also, existing integration into BI tools is not present.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for five years.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

MongoDB has a "heavy" architecture, which limits the scalability options.

How are customer service and technical support?

They provide a high level of technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We switched due to a common OS…

What is MongoDB?

Open source database alternative to relational databases. It simplifies development and is extremely scalable.
MongoDB customers
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