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Likelihood to Recommend

MongoDB Atlas

I would recommend MongoDB Atlas to every company who have a significant need in the NoSQL database and do not want to manage their infrastructure. Using MongoDB Atlas can significantly reduce your management time and cost, which saves valuable resources for other tasks. It also suits a smaller company as MongoDB Atlas scales up and down very quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

Snowflake is great when you need to store large amounts of data while retaining the ability to query that data quickly. It is very reliable and allows for auto-scaling on large queries meaning that you're only paying for the power you actually use. It's taken queries that took 20+ minutes to run on redshift down to 2 minutes on Snowflake.
Jake Schlingman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database-as-a-Service

MongoDB Atlas
9.2
Snowflake
Automatic software patching
MongoDB Atlas
8.4
Snowflake
Database scalability
MongoDB Atlas
9.0
Snowflake
Automated backups
MongoDB Atlas
9.2
Snowflake
Database security provisions
MongoDB Atlas
9.6
Snowflake
Monitoring and metrics
MongoDB Atlas
9.6
Snowflake
Automatic host deployment
MongoDB Atlas
9.3
Snowflake

Pros

MongoDB Atlas

  • DB Provisioning.
  • DB Management.
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

  • Impressive data retrieval and data compression ratio.
  • Semi-structured data (JSON, XML) can be loaded as is and retrieved in a tabular structure on the fly using the flatten function.
  • Zero-copy cloning is an excellent feature which saves hours to refresh latest data in development instance.
  • Extensive usages documentation with examples makes development easy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

MongoDB Atlas

  • It would be nice if MongoDB had a feature where in users could simply use Atlas as a tool to manage data on their cloud instead of hosting data on MongoDBs servers.
  • One of the drawbacks of MongoDB is the cost; Atlas isn't cheap either. Hopefully more competition will bring down the costs over time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

  • Very limited amount of tabs - saved queries, which requires us to store the code somewhere else and re-use existing queries.
  • Performance can really be a problem if there are many users on the system at the same time.
  • SnowFlake support sometimes can be hard to reach.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

MongoDB Atlas

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Snowflake

Snowflake 8.0
Based on 1 answer
SnowFlake is very cost effective and we also like the fact we can stop, start and spin up additional processing engines as we need to. We also like the fact that it's easy to connect our SQL IDEs to Snowflake and write our queries in the environment that we are used to
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

MongoDB Atlas

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Snowflake

Snowflake 8.8
Based on 11 answers
The web front end is OK, but they could improve the product with a front end GUI. We have connected DBEAVER to snowflake with an ODBC driver, but the queries are a lot slower from DBEAVER, compared to the web front end. SSIS also has an ODBC connection, but it is also a slower to pull data from snowflake. Overall the usability is good.
Wicks Justin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

MongoDB Atlas

MongoDB Atlas 9.3
Based on 3 answers
We love MongoDB support and have great relationship with them. When we decided to go with MongoDB Atlas, they sent a team of 5 to our company to discuss the process of setting up a Mongo cluster and walked us through. when we have questions, we create a ticket and they will respond very quickly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

Snowflake 8.4
Based on 10 answers
Overall, the support from Snowflake has been very good. Since we are one of the major users for Snowflake and have a dedicated tech team to solve all the technical problem on our way. On the side of the technical problem, any sql related questions can be found from everywhere online.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

MongoDB Atlas

When choosing a NoSQL, open source database, MongoDB is the clear winner from an implementation standpoint. For databases that are better suited for highly-organized data, a traditional database engine like MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle's RDBMS may be a better choice. When the requirement is for a NoSQL production database, MongoDB and Atlas are the clear winners from an implementation and management perspective and is very cost-competitive with offerings from Azure Cosmos and Amazon Document DB.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

The average percentage of time that a data warehouse is actually doing something is around 20%. Given this, the price by query estimate becomes an important pricing consideration. For this, Snowflake crucially decouples of storage and compute. With Snowflake you pay for 1) storage space used and 2) amount of time spent querying data. Snowflake also has a notion of a “logical warehouse” which is the “compute” aspect of the database. These warehouses can be scaled up or down to deliver different grades of performance. You can also configure the number of compute nodes to parallelize query execution. These warehouses can be configured to “pause” when you’re not using them for cost efficiency. As a result, you can have a super beefy warehouse for BI queries that’s only running when people are using your BI tools, while your background batch jobs can use cheaper hardware.
Andrew Goss | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

MongoDB Atlas

  • Positive - Faster provisioning so we don't have development teams waiting.
  • Positive - Automated backups and server management - eliminates need for dedicated DBAs.
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Snowflake

  • Quick installation/setup for a data warehouse solution.
  • Make easy to handle/manage the various type of semi-structured data using the native solutions and provided new data modeling concepts such as schema-read data model and schema-write data model.
  • Make easy and simplified the workload management using virtual warehouses and materialized views.
Jacob Biguvu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

MongoDB Atlas

General

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

Snowflake

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

MongoDB Atlas
8.9
Snowflake
9.2

Likelihood to Renew

MongoDB Atlas
Snowflake
8.0

Usability

MongoDB Atlas
Snowflake
8.8

Support Rating

MongoDB Atlas
9.3
Snowflake
8.4

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