MongoDB platform-as-a-service?

March 24, 2016 6.1k views

Does DO provide same level of service for mongodb as, say, ? Or Is it just a bare install and I have to setup and admin everything myself? Like setting up backups and stuff..

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ScaleGrid provides a mongodb-as-a-service solution on DigitalOcean. We handle all aspects of mongodb mangement like creation, deletion, backup, restore, scale, os patching ,upgrade, slow query analysis, 24x7 monitoring etc. If you have any questions please let me know.

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  • HI! So what is the difference bw Scalegrid and my own mongo installation on my dedicated server? What services exactly you give?

    • ScaleGrid’s MongoDB on DigitalOcean solution automates your daily time-consuming tasks, and helps you improve the availability, security, and performance of your deployments. Here are just a few of the top features:

      • MongoDB sharding
      • Automated backups
      • High availability
      • Slow query analysis
      • Dynamic scaling
      • Monitoring Console
      • Managed upgrades

      ScaleGrid’s MongoDB cloud plans for DO start at just $35/month on our Dedicated Hosting plan.

No. We do not provide a managed MongoDB as a service. We do offer a MongoDB One-Click application which simply provides a pre-installed base to get you up and running quick. You can find more information about it in this article:

If you’re looking for a database as a service offering that is network-close to you DigitalOcean servers, a number of companies like offer deployments in our datacenters.

by Andrew SB
ARCHIVED: MongoDB is a highly-scalable NoSQL database with a document-based data model and an expressive query language. DigitalOcean's MongoDB One-Click application allows you to quickly spin up a droplet with MongoDB pre-installed. It aims to help get your application off the ground quickly.
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