MongoDB Pros and Cons

In this tutorial you will learn about the MongoDB Pros and Cons and its application with practical example.

MongoDB Advantages (Pros)

  • In MongoDB, it is easy to replicate database across multiple distributed data centers, which results in increased availability.
  • Auto sharding feature of MongoDB makes it highly scalable.
  • It uses dynamic and flexible schema, means you need not to specify schema beforehand.
  • There is no need of conversion/mapping of database objects to application objects.
  • You can apply indexing on any field in a document, it improves the query performance.
  • It support instant, safe and automatic failure recovery.
  • It support automatic load balancing.
  • It facilitate deep query-ability on documents.
  • There are no complex joins in MongoDB.
  • Built in support for Geospatial/Location Data.
  • Powerful Document-based query language.
  • Easy to integrate with BigData Hadoop.

MongoDB Disadvantages (Cons)

  • It does not support transaction
  • No support for join operation
  • It does not support function or stored procedure.
  • Consumes internal memory
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