2018-05-19T06:22:00Z

What needs improvement with MongoDB?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with MongoDB.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There should be better integration with other databases. The security should be improved.

2020-03-08T10:06:19Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Simplifying the aggregation framework would be an improvement. Also, the replica system could be improved.

2020-03-03T08:47:39Z
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Top 10Real User

The price can always be better. I mean, we are a big corporation so it is quite expensive for us. So perhaps they can improve on the price.

2020-02-17T07:42:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

MongoDB should not be used for reporting, analytics, or number-crunching tasks. The pricing should be improved because the whole design is around replication of data, so in terms of storage costs, in the long run, it will be expensive. The amount of storage grows very quickly when compared to other databases that store data in normalized form. If there were a way that some data could be partitioned or moved into cold storage then it would be very good.

2020-02-16T08:27:30Z
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Top 10Real User

You need integration with other tools to run the query in MongoDB.

2020-01-12T12:03:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The documentation for MongoDB is not very good and should be improved. Some of the documents are referring to legacy versions. MongoDB 4.2 has been released, but there are training documents and other documentation that still refers to versions 3.6 and 3.4, which is not good. They should definitely update the documentation as new software is released. Data encryption is possible using third-party tools but they should have their own encryption capability built-in to this solution. Information about upcoming and recently released features should be made available so that we are aware of the latest features, and how we can manage the issues that will accompany them.

2020-01-07T06:27:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We were quite happy with the product and the actual use of it. We had no particular problem. In the future, if they could look into supporting FHIR better. FHIR is a healthcare standard. I don't know what that would mean, but, we had to implement a layer on top of it that implements FHIR. But if MongoDB can look into implementing that would be useful. The two things that were very important for us were basically performance and compatibility.

2019-12-05T06:53:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The transaction could use improvement. From MySQL, for example, you cannot create a transaction if you are reading and writing a document at the same time. Relations in MongoDB is another issue. Trying to make a relation such as a connection or using the OIE can be very slow. It's not a fault, though, because it's not a positional database, so it isn't supposed to use it for relation.

2019-11-17T06:50:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We find it difficult to incorporate MongoDB in some projects. It's also very complicated to join different tables. For example, MongoDB works very well with the note GS Java Script. But when you try to develop in Java, it is not so easy. So the integration is not very simple. My colleagues, however, reported that it's easy to manage the database. I also know that it is very easy to make an application in Java scripts.

2019-10-06T16:38:00Z
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The solution is known for not requiring people to set a root password when you set it up, so it has leaked data, like a feed, and it's the first thing I need to teach everyone that sets the system up. There was a story out of China where there were 100 known users that were being monitored by the government and there was a MongoDB cluster. They forgot to set a root password so it was publicly available and that kinda happens over and over again so people need to at least supply some basic securities. Training would be very good, at least to get some basic production level set up. People need to figure it out because just setting one up is easy, but then you need to get a replica going and that's hard and then getting performers ready and that's even tougher and somewhere along the way people tend to forget about security. Every month some major company forgets to set the password. More stable indexes would be helpful in a future release. That's been an issue for some time. I don't know if it's been fixed now but we transitioned to it because we needed a search index to be able to search for things and if that goes or starts disappearing, we have to move away from that solution. I don't know if they fixed it, last time I had this issue was three years ago so they might have solved it.

2019-07-18T11:31:00Z
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Top 20LeaderboardReal User

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.

2018-05-19T06:22:00Z
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