MongoDB Atlas vs MongoDB Compass

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MongoDB Atlas vs MongoDB Compass: What are the differences?

Developers describe MongoDB Atlas as "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. On the other hand, MongoDB Compass is detailed as "A GUI for MongoDB". Visually explore your data. Run ad hoc queries in seconds. Interact with your data with full CRUD functionality. View and optimize your query performance.

MongoDB Atlas belongs to "MongoDB Hosting" category of the tech stack, while MongoDB Compass can be primarily classified under "Database Tools".

Some of the features offered by MongoDB Atlas are:

  • 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.

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

  • built-in schema visualization
  • immediate insight into server status and query performance
  • View utilization and manage your indexes

According to the StackShare community, MongoDB Atlas has a broader approval, being mentioned in 69 company stacks & 164 developers stacks; compared to MongoDB Compass, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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    Amazon VPC peering
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    Built-in data browser
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    Use it anywhere
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    Granular role-based access controls
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    Cloud instance to be worked with
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    Simple and easy to integrate
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    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.

    What is MongoDB Compass?

    Visually explore your data. Run ad hoc queries in seconds. Interact with your data with full CRUD functionality. View and optimize your query performance.

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