MongoDB - Advantages


Any relational database has a typical schema design that shows number of tables and the relationship between these tables. While in MongoDB there is no concept of relationship

Advantages of MongoDB over RDBMS

  • Schema less : MongoDB is document database in which one collection holds different different documents. Number of fields, content and size of the document can be differ from one document to another.

  • Structure of a single object is clear

  • No complex joins

  • Deep query-ability. MongoDB supports dynamic queries on documents using a document-based query language that's nearly as powerful as SQL

  • Tuning

  • Ease of scale-out: MongoDB is easy to scale

  • Conversion / mapping of application objects to database objects not needed

  • Uses internal memory for storing the (windowed) working set, enabling faster access of data

Why should use MongoDB

  • Document Oriented Storage : Data is stored in the form of JSON style documents
  • Index on any attribute

  • Replication & High Availability

  • Auto-Sharding

  • Rich Queries

  • Fast In-Place Updates

  • Professional Support By MongoDB

Where should use MongoDB?

  • Big Data

  • Content Management and Delivery

  • Mobile and Social Infrastructure

  • User Data Management

  • Data Hub