MongoDB vs MongoDB Atlas: What are the differences?
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; 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.
MongoDB belongs to "Databases" category of the tech stack, while MongoDB Atlas can be primarily classified under "MongoDB Hosting".
"Document-oriented storage" is the top reason why over 788 developers like MongoDB, while over 7 developers mention "MongoDB SaaS for and by Mongo, makes it so easy " as the leading cause for choosing MongoDB Atlas.
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.
Uber Technologies, Lyft, and Codecademy are some of the popular companies that use MongoDB, whereas MongoDB Atlas is used by Clever, Luckycycle, and Gobbler. MongoDB has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2189 company stacks & 2225 developers stacks; compared to MongoDB Atlas, which is listed in 51 company stacks and 43 developer stacks.
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