Google Cloud Datastore vs MongoDB: What are the differences?
What is Google Cloud Datastore? A Fully Managed NoSQL Data Storage Service. Use a managed, NoSQL, schemaless database for storing non-relational data. Cloud Datastore automatically scales as you need it and supports transactions as well as robust, SQL-like queries.
What is MongoDB? The database for giant ideas. MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Google Cloud Datastore and MongoDB are primarily classified as "NoSQL Database as a Service" and "Databases" tools respectively.
"High scalability" is the primary reason why developers consider Google Cloud Datastore over the competitors, whereas "Document-oriented storage" was stated as the key factor in picking MongoDB.
MongoDB is an open source tool with 16.3K GitHub stars and 4.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to MongoDB's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, MongoDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2189 company stacks & 2218 developers stacks; compared to Google Cloud Datastore, which is listed in 46 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.
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