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MongoDB is a serverless, distributed database orientated towards documents, in other words, saving data in BSON documents instead of registries, making it much more expressive and powerful. It's got all the advantages and usages of a relational database, but being more flexible and dynamic.
The MondoDB Atlas is a database on a global cloud created with modern applications in mind, and it's distributed and safe by default, alongside being managed in AWS, Google Cloud and Azure.
PlanetScale is a MySQL-compatible, serverless database platform powered by Vitess. Get started in seconds and scale indefinitely. You can quickly learn the basics of creating and managing a database; or learn more about the concepts, like database branching, that make this platform unique.
PlanetScale is designed to be as beautiful and consistently easy to use as it is reliable. In other words, get ready for a whole new level of UX, worthy of the most important piece in your application stack.
Applications with 10M reads ($2.75), 1M writes ($1.25), 1GB storage ($0.25) and 1GB data transfer ($0.015-0.10 according to traffic): $4.3 USD tops.
The pricing for PlanetScale starts at:
Application with 10M read and 1M written calls would cost $1.5 + $1.5 + $1.25 = $4.25 USD
Great documentation to start off quickly, with a free plan that's very quick to access. Has a wide amount of resources and guides to learn about it.
Automatic, and scalable both horizontally (sharding) and vertically.
MongoDB Atlas supports the following regions: Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. The choice of cloud provider and region affects network latency for clients accessing your database deployment and the cost of running the database deployment. For clusters, this choice also affects the configuration options for the available cluster tiers. The region refers to the physical location of your MongoDB database deployment.
MongoDB Atlas, the official MongoDB cloud service, provides 2 fully-managed methods for backups:
MongoDB provides various features, such as authentication, access control, encryption, to secure your MongoDB deployments. Some key security features include: Authentication, SCRAM, Role-Based Access Control, Transport Encryption, among others.
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PlanetScale currently offers database deployment in three regions. Select the region closest to your application servers to reduce latency between your database and application. Deploy branches in the region closest to your location to help reduce latency when interacting with the database.
PlanetScale provides the ability to create, schedule, and restore backups for production and development database branches. In addition to the daily default backups that PlanetScale schedules for your database branches, you can create additional manual backups.
PlanetScale is SOC 2 Type II compliant. All data is stored encrypted at rest throughout the PlanetScale platform. This helps mitigate the risk of unintentional or malicious access to user data on storage systems.
MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need. MongoDB’s document model is simple for developers to learn and use, while still providing all the capabilities needed to meet the most complex requirements at any scale.
PlanetScale offers the following functionalities:
Python,Java,Ruby on Rails,Rust,Go,PHP