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Compose vs MongoDB Atlas: What are the differences?

What is Compose? We host databases for busy devs: production-ready, cloud-hosted, open source. Compose makes it easy to spin up multiple open source databases with just one click. Deploy MongoDB for production, take Redis out for a performance test drive, or spin up RethinkDB in development before rolling it out to production.

What is MongoDB Atlas? Deploy and scale a MongoDB cluster in the cloud with just a few clicks. MongoDB Atlas is a global cloud database service built and run by the team behind MongoDB. Enjoy the flexibility and scalability of a document database, with the ease and automation of a fully managed service on your preferred cloud.

Compose and MongoDB Atlas can be categorized as "MongoDB Hosting" tools.

Some of the features offered by Compose are:

  • One click, production-ready, cloud hosted MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and RethinkDB, with additional databases in beta.

Every deployment features: database autoscaling based on data size usage - private VLAN, IP whitelisting, SSL, full-stack monitoring, custom alerts - HA and fault tolerance with automatic failover

On the other hand, MongoDB Atlas provides the following key features:

  • Global clusters for world-class applications. Support for 60+ cloud regions across AWS, Azure, & GCP.
  • Secure for sensitive data. Built-in security controls and features to meet your existing protocols and compliance standards.
  • Designed for developer productivity. Integrated tools to manipulate, visualize, and analyze your data. Execute code in real time in response to data changes.

"Simple to set up" is the primary reason why developers consider Compose over the competitors, whereas "MongoDB SaaS for and by Mongo, makes it so easy " was stated as the key factor in picking MongoDB Atlas.

According to the StackShare community, Compose has a broader approval, being mentioned in 82 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to MongoDB Atlas, which is listed in 51 company stacks and 43 developer stacks.

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What is Compose?

Compose makes it easy to spin up multiple open source databases with just one click. Deploy MongoDB for production, take Redis out for a performance test drive, or spin up RethinkDB in development before rolling it out to production.

What is MongoDB Atlas?

MongoDB Atlas is a global cloud database service built and run by the team behind MongoDB. Enjoy the flexibility and scalability of a document database, with the ease and automation of a fully managed service on your preferred cloud.
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      What are some alternatives to Compose and MongoDB Atlas?
      Docker Compose
      With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
      Docker
      The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
      Composer
      It is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the libraries your project depends on and it will manage (install/update) them for you.
      Kubernetes
      Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
      Docker Swarm
      Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.
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      Decisions about Compose and MongoDB Atlas
      Gregory Koberger
      Gregory Koberger
      Compose
      Compose
      MongoLab
      MongoLab
      MongoDB Atlas
      MongoDB Atlas
      PostgreSQL
      PostgreSQL
      MySQL
      MySQL
      MongoDB
      MongoDB

      We went with MongoDB , almost by mistake. I had never used it before, but I knew I wanted the *EAN part of the MEAN stack, so why not go all in. I come from a background of SQL (first MySQL , then PostgreSQL ), so I definitely abused Mongo at first... by trying to turn it into something more relational than it should be. But hey, data is supposed to be relational, so there wasn't really any way to get around that.

      There's a lot I love about MongoDB, and a lot I hate. I still don't know if we made the right decision. We've been able to build much quicker, but we also have had some growing pains. We host our databases on MongoDB Atlas , and I can't say enough good things about it. We had tried MongoLab and Compose before it, and with MongoDB Atlas I finally feel like things are in a good place. I don't know if I'd use it for a one-off small project, but for a large product Atlas has given us a ton more control, stability and trust.

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      How developers use Compose and MongoDB Atlas
      Avatar of Matt Welke
      Matt Welke uses MongoDB AtlasMongoDB Atlas

      When creating small proofs of concept or personal projects with document data models, that require a lot of data storage but don't warrant paying for hosting, I use Atlas because of the 500 MB free tier and ease of setup.

      Often paired with AWS Lambda or Google Cloud Functions.

      Avatar of kelumkps
      kelumkps uses MongoDB AtlasMongoDB Atlas

      Server application hosted on OpenShift is connecting to MongoDB Atlas to perform database operations.

      Avatar of MELODY
      MELODY uses MongoDB AtlasMongoDB Atlas

      migrated from compose.io. better granular controls over machine hardware.

      Avatar of PSESD
      PSESD uses ComposeCompose

      Hosts primary MongoDB database

      Avatar of GREGORY NICHOLAS
      GREGORY NICHOLAS uses ComposeCompose

      hosts redis, rabbitmq.

      Avatar of Chris Matheson
      Chris Matheson uses ComposeCompose

      data persistence

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