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Mongoose vs Parse: What are the differences?

Mongoose: MongoDB object modeling designed to work in an asynchronous environment. Let's face it, writing MongoDB validation, casting and business logic boilerplate is a drag. That's why we wrote Mongoose. Mongoose provides a straight-forward, schema-based solution to modeling your application data and includes built-in type casting, validation, query building, business logic hooks and more, out of the box; Parse: The complete mobile app platform. With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.

Mongoose and Parse are primarily classified as "Object Document Mapper (ODM)" and "Mobile Backend" tools respectively.

"Well documented" is the top reason why over 14 developers like Mongoose, while over 111 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Parse.

Mongoose is an open source tool with 18.8K GitHub stars and 2.62K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Mongoose's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Mongoose has a broader approval, being mentioned in 85 company stacks & 88 developers stacks; compared to Parse, which is listed in 92 company stacks and 44 developer stacks.

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What is Mongoose?

Let's face it, writing MongoDB validation, casting and business logic boilerplate is a drag. That's why we wrote Mongoose. Mongoose provides a straight-forward, schema-based solution to modeling your application data and includes built-in type casting, validation, query building, business logic hooks and more, out of the box.

What is Parse?

With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.
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    What are some alternatives to Mongoose and Parse?
    MongoDB
    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.
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    Review ofMongooseMongoose

    I inherited a stack where Mongoose is used in the database layer.

    It's been several months and it's still the single highest source of daily WT*s in my backend development. The API is full of irregularities and the design is a poor mix of object-orientation and stateful objects with a lot implicit behavior. Mongoose made the choices of taking the worst parts of ORMs and using them in a context where the benefits of ORMs don't apply. The only reason I'm keeping it is its handy .populate() feature. Expect bad surprises!

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    Web Developer at GiG - Gaming Innovation Group
    Review ofParseParse

    An Important Announcement.

    Parse's hosted services will be fully retired on January 28, 2017. We're proud that we've been able to help so many of you build great mobile apps. Read more on this announcement and what this means for your app here. Thank you for using Parse.

    More info in http://parse.com/

    How developers use Mongoose and Parse
    Avatar of AyeDeals
    AyeDeals uses MongooseMongoose

    We use mongoose and node-native for database querying.

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    Cameron Drake uses ParseParse

    Parse is a backend service backed by MongoDB.

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    anthillsolutions uses MongooseMongoose

    No-brainer for accessing Objects with NodeJS.

    Avatar of Brounie SA de CV
    Brounie SA de CV uses ParseParse

    Push and cache on apps. Sometimes full apps

    Avatar of Andy Cheng
    Andy Cheng uses ParseParse

    Backend data store (with geolocation data)

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    philipbarrar uses ParseParse

    Push notifications

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