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MongoDB is the #1 ranked solution in our list of top NoSQL Databases. It is most often compared to InfluxDB: MongoDB vs InfluxDB

What is MongoDB?
Open source database alternative to relational databases. It simplifies development and is extremely scalable.
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Ravi Kumar Gupta
Technical Architect at Azilen Technologies Pvt Ltd
Real User
Top 20Leaderboard
Easier to maintain the data with its document-based storage

What is our primary use case?

One of the key component of our system uses MongoDB as its data store. We use it for storing data sent by devices. It is an IoT platform.

Pros and Cons

  • "Easier to maintain the data with its document-based storage."
  • "The installation is very stable."
  • "The improvements could be made to intelligence to detect disk storage and prevent MongoDB from crashing."
ITCS user
Database Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
It's reliable but the heavy architecture limits the scalability options.

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…
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