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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • MongoDB ranks higher in 1 feature set: NoSQL Databases

NoSQL Databases

8.6

Azure Cosmos DB

86%
8.9

MongoDB

89%
MongoDB ranks higher in 5/7 features

Performance

8.2
82%
6 Ratings
9.1
91%
35 Ratings

Availability

9.5
95%
6 Ratings
9.2
92%
35 Ratings

Concurrency

8.1
81%
6 Ratings
8.1
81%
35 Ratings

Security

9.4
94%
6 Ratings
8.6
86%
35 Ratings

Scalability

8.6
86%
6 Ratings
9.6
96%
35 Ratings

Data model flexibility

8.1
81%
6 Ratings
8.9
89%
35 Ratings

Deployment model flexibility

8.5
85%
6 Ratings
9.1
91%
34 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Azure Cosmos DB is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • MongoDB is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

Azure Cosmos DB

83%
6 Ratings
9.2

MongoDB

92%
75 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

7.7

Azure Cosmos DB

77%
4 Ratings
9.9

MongoDB

99%
67 Ratings

Usability

8.6

Azure Cosmos DB

86%
2 Ratings
8.8

MongoDB

88%
11 Ratings

Availability

Azure Cosmos DB

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

MongoDB

90%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.4

Azure Cosmos DB

94%
2 Ratings
9.3

MongoDB

93%
12 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Azure Cosmos DB

N/A
0 Ratings
8.4

MongoDB

84%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Cosmos DB

NoSQL platforms are very useful when it comes to security, speed, accuracy, high accessibility with high read and write power. Everything is managed under the cloud and we have the various capabilities of Azure and support for Microsoft products with us. Flexibility in price and variety of features, as well as real-time results, are some of the popular [features] of this platform.
Niloofar Keshvari Nia | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

MongoDB [is] great at storing JSON data grouped into "collections". In this format, you can store any JSON documents and conveniently categorize them by collections. The JSON document contained in MongoDB is called binary JSON or BSON and, like any other document in this format, is unstructured. Therefore, unlike traditional DBMS, any kind of data can be stored in collections, and this flexibility is combined with the horizontal scalability of the database. It should be noted that MongoDB does not have links between documents and “collections” (this is partially compensated by the Database Reference - links in the DBMS, but this does not completely solve the problem). As a result, a situation arises in which there is a certain set of data that is not related to other information in the database, and there is no way to combine data from different documents. In SQL systems, this would be an elementary task.
Oleg Chumin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Turn-key geo-redundancy with multi-master writes is unprecedented and unparalleled in the industry!
  • Guaranteed low latency makes Cosmos DB an excellent fit for most of our performance-intensive situations.
  • The tunable consistency model simplifies so many challenges in distributed systems engineering that otherwise require advanced knowledge of computer science topics. I continue to be impressed at how Cosmos DB has abstracted away so much complexity.
Lars Kemmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

  • Being a JSON language optimizes the response time of a query, you can directly build a query logic from the same service
  • You can install a local, database-based environment rather than the non-relational real-time bases such a firebase does not allow, the local environment is paramount since you can work without relying on the internet.
  • Forming collections in Mango is relatively simple, you do not need to know of query to work with it, since it has a simple graphic environment that allows you to manage databases for those who are not experts in console management.
Ronald Melendez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Expensive, so be careful of the use case.
  • We had a thought time migrating from traditional DBs to Cosmos. Azure should provide a seamless platform for the migration of data from on-premises to cloud.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

  • An aggregate pipeline can be a bit overwhelming as a newcomer.
  • There's still no real concept of joins with references/foreign keys, although the aggregate framework has a feature that is close.
  • Database management/dev ops can still be time-consuming if rolling your own deployments. (Thankfully there are plenty of providers like Compose or even MongoDB's own Atlas that helps take care of the nitty-gritty.
Joshua Weaver | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure Cosmos DB

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

MongoDB

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 7.7
Based on 4 answers
It's efficient, easy to scale, and works. We do have to do a bit of administration, but less now than when we started with this a couple of years ago. Microsoft continues to improve its self-management capability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

MongoDB 9.9
Based on 67 answers
I am looking forward to increasing our SaaS subscriptions such that I get to experience global replica sets, working in reads from secondaries, and what not. Can't wait to be able to exploit some of the power that the "Big Boys" use MongoDB for.
Jon Kern | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 8.6
Based on 2 answers
It has very good compatibility and adaptability with other APIs and developers can safely create new apps because it is compatible with various tools and can be easily managed and run under the cloud, and in terms of security, it is one of the best of its kind, which is very powerful and excellent.
Niloofar Keshvari Nia | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

MongoDB 8.8
Based on 11 answers
NoSQL database systems such as MongoDB lack graphical interfaces by default and therefore to improve usability it is necessary to install third-party applications to see more visually the schemas and stored documents. In addition, these tools also allow us to visualize the commands to be executed for each operation.
Jose Manuel Ortega | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 9.4
Based on 2 answers
Microsoft is the best when it comes to after-sales support. They have a well-structured training and knowledge base portal that anyone can use. They are usually quick to respond to cases and are on point for on-call support. I have no complaints from a support standpoint. Pretty happy with the support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

MongoDB 9.3
Based on 12 answers
I have reached multiple times to the MongoDB community for the help and they have provided each and easy solution for every problem. Over the internet and on stack overflow many people responds over the challenges. Now this tool is very much used in every company and projects so internally many people are there to give a support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Azure Cosmos DB

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MongoDB

MongoDB 8.4
Based on 4 answers
While the setup and configuration of MongoDB is pretty straight forward, having a vendor that performs automatic backups and scales the cluster automatically is very convenient. If you do not have a system administrator or DBA familiar with MongoDB on hand, it's a very good idea to use a 3rd party vendor that specializes in MongoDB hosting. The value is very well worth it over hosting it yourself since the cost is often reasonable among providers.
Tom Maiaroto | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB has the benefit of having multi-master key tenancy compared to Redis and Mongo. Reads are just as fast, if not faster than Mongo. However, the distribution of writes (i.e. ACID transactions) isn't as high as Google Cloud Spanner or CouchDB. Azure Cosmos DB writes slower than Cassandra, but with Cosmos, we do not have to worry about replication or tools like Zookeeper to handle it. Azure Cosmos DB has it built-in.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

MongoDB was the most full-featured NoSQL database we evaluated - that offered atomic transactions at a document level, built-in HA & DR, open source, robust queries, and enterprise level support.Other platforms had specific parts of what we were looking for - MongoDB had it all.
Jeff Sherard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Azure Cosmos DB may be expensive on its own, but it was cheaper than increasing the size/power of our VMs running SQL Server instances enough to keep up with the volume and velocity of the unstructured data.
  • We got the JSON data out of our SQL Servers and they quit tipping over.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MongoDB

  • Much faster development time.
  • Price is fantastic compared to MSSQL when you consider OS costs and the entire package.
  • Only negative to me is the lack of DBA skills for it, due to it being a new player in the field. I feel like that will get better as time moves on however.
Joshua Austill | TrustRadius Reviewer

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