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Overview

ScaleGridComposemLabObjectRocket

Bring Your Own Cloud (AWS and Azure)

Deploy clusters of all sizes in your own AWS and Azure account, and deploy VPC and VNET private subnets

YesNo

Must host through their plans

No

Must host through their plans

No

Must host through their plans

No

Must host through their plans

No

Must host through their plans

No

Must host through their plans

Support included

24x7 support for any MongoDB® Database issues

YesYesYesYes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Single Console Management for Multiple Databases

Support for MongoDB® Database, Redis™*, MySQL, and PostgreSQL

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

NoYes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

No
Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™

Cross-Datacenter Configurations

Distribute your MongoDB® Database replica sets across different data centers

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

Extra Data Transfer Costs

Pay an additional fee for all data transfers, including same region, different regions and internet transfers

NoNoNoNo
No
No
No

Connection Limits

Connection limits depending on cluster size

NoNoNoNo
No
No
No

MongoDB® Database Admin Access

Keep full admin access to the underlying MongoDB® Database servers

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

SSH Access To The Underlying Machine

Keep full SSH root access to the underlying machines, and install custom software agents

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

Fully Customizable RAM, Disk Size & Instance Type

Customize RAM, disk size, IOPS and instance type at any size for free

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

Custom Replica Set Configuration

Customize your replica set size as per your needs

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

DigitalOcean Support

Deploy your MongoDB® Database clusters on DigitalOcean with dedicated hosting

YesNo

Discontinued

NoNo
No

Discontinued

No
No

Leverage Local SSD Disk on AWS

Use local SSD disks for high disk read/write performance

YesNoYesNo
No
Yes
No

Live Migration Support

Use live migration to migrate data from your existing setup

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

On-Premise DBaaS Support

Manage databases on-premise or in a private cloud

Yes

Enterprise On-Premise plans

NoNoNo
No
No
No

Pricing Granularity

Daily or hourly pricing model

Yes

Per hour

Yes

Per hour

Yes

Per day

Yes

Per day

Yes

Per hour

Yes

Per day

Yes

Per day

Sharding Support

Distribute your data across different nodes for horizontal scalability

YesNoYes

Dependent on cloud platform

Yes
No
Yes

Dependent on cloud platform

Yes

Backup

ScaleGridComposemLabObjectRocket

Extra Cost for Backups

Pay an additional per GB monthly fee for each backup

NoNoNoNo
No
No
No

Automated Restore of a Backup

Quickly recover your MongoDB® Database data with one-click restore of a backup

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

Custom Schedule For Backups

Set a custom schedule to automatically backup your data

YesNoYesNo
No
Yes
No

Selective Restores

Restore only a portion of your data backup

YesNoNoNo
No
No
No

Security

ScaleGridComposemLabObjectRocket

Control Access With Security Groups

Lock down access without having to deal with IP whitelists

YesYes

Compose Enterprise only

YesNo
Yes

Compose Enterprise only

Yes
No

Encryption at Rest

Disk encryption to protect your stored data against potential attacks

YesNoYes

Dependent on plan

Yes

Only with certain plans and datacenters

No
Yes

Dependent on plan

Yes

Only with certain plans and datacenters

Support

ScaleGridComposemLabObjectRocket

24x7 Support, 1 Hour Response SLA

24x7 support from database experts included free in your MongoDB® Database hosting plan

YesNo

Need to purchase Compose Enterprise

YesYes
No

Need to purchase Compose Enterprise

Yes
Yes

Forced MongoDB® Database Version Upgrades

Upgrade on your schedule - not ours. We support your MongoDB® Database version until you decide to upgrade

NoNoNoNo
No
No
No

Performance Debugging Support & Proactive Monitoring

24x7 support to help debug performance issues, and customizable proactive monitoring alerts

YesNoYesNo
No
Yes
No

Monitoring & Management

ScaleGridComposemLabObjectRocket

Monitoring Console with OS & MongoDB® Database Metrics

Access a detailed dashboard of all your OS MongoDB® Database metrics to monitor cluster performance

YesNoYesNo
No
Yes
No

Monthly Reports

Get detailed monthly reports on MongoDB® Database performance, usage and growth

YesNoYesNo
No
Yes
No

On-Demand Slow Query Analysis

Generate heatmaps of your slow queries and analyze problem queries across different time ranges

YesNoYes

Schedule and time range cannot be customized

No
No
Yes

Schedule and time range cannot be customized

No
mLab comparison based on their Dedicated Cluster plan and features as of 7/19/18
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ObjectRocket comparison based on their Standard plan and features as of 7/19/18

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