Alternatives to MongoDB for all platforms with any license

  • MySQL Community Edition icon

    MySQL Community Edition

    MySQL Community Edition is a freely downloadable version of the world's most popular open source database that is supported by an active community of open source developers and enthusiasts.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • SQLite icon

    SQLite

    SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted

    • SQLite is not document-oriented, schemaless db. Other SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.) are not alternatives for MongoDB too.
      Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    PostgreSQL

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    MariaDB

    MariaDB is a backward compatible, drop-in replacement of the MySQL® Database Server. It includes all major open source storage engines. The source code for MariaDB is publically available from Launchpad. Binaries and packages...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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    Redis

    Redis (REmote DIctionary Server) is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted

  • Microsoft SQL Server icon

    Microsoft SQL Server

    SQL Server delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage your data by enabling you to store data from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured documents within the database. SQL Server...

    Freemium Windows

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    CouchDB

    Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP / JSON API. It includes incremental map / reduce mechanics for queries and keeps data safe with an append-only...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

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    RethinkDB

    RethinkDB pushes JSON to your apps in realtime. When your app polls for data, it becomes slow, unscalable, and cumbersome to maintain. RethinkDB is the open-source, scalable database that makes building realtime apps...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued Commercial support was discontinued but will continue to live as open source but it's future is uncertain.
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    Apache Cassandra

    Apache Cassandra has become the leading NoSQL platform driving many of today's modern business applications by offering continuous availability, high scalability and performance, strong security, and operational simplicity while...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    ArangoDB

    ArangoDB database is an open-source NoSQL solution with a flexible data model for documents, graphs, and key-values. Build high performance applications using a convenient sql-like query language or JavaScript extensions.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Document store as MongoDB, adds joins and transactions.
      ifcologneJul 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    CouchBase

    Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Salesforce.com, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Zynga and hundreds of other organizations worldwide. Couchbase products...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Oracle Database icon

    Oracle Database

    Oracle Database delivers industry leading performance, scalability, security and reliability on a choice of clustered or single-servers running Windows, Linux, and UNIX. It provides comprehensive features to easily manage the most...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • H2 Database Engine icon

    H2 Database Engine

    H2 is a relational database management system written in Java. It can be embedded in Java applications or run in the client-server mode. The disk footprint (size of the jar file) is about 1 MB. The software is available as open...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • CockroachDB icon

    CockroachDB

    Cockroach is a distributed key/value datastore which supports ACID transactional semantics and versioned values as first-class features. The primary design goal is global consistency and survivability, hence the name. Cockroach aims...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • Firebird icon

    Firebird

    Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Orient DB icon

    Orient DB

    The Document-Graph database supports SQL and Native Queries, asynchronous commands, intents, and much more.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Apache HBase icon

    Apache HBase

    HBase is an open source, non-relational, distributed database modeled after Google's BigTable and is written in Java. It is developed as part of Apache Software Foundation's Apache Hadoop project and runs on top of HDFS...

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

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    UnQLite

    UnQLite is a in-process software library which implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional NoSQL database engine. UnQLite is a document store database similar to MongoDB, Redis, CouchDB etc. as well a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    HSQLDB

    HSQLDB (Hyper Structured Query Language Database) is a relational database management system written in Java. It has a JDBC driver and supports a large subset of SQL-92 and SQL:2008 standards. It offers a fast, small (around 1300...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • NosDB icon

    NosDB

    NosDB is a 100% native .NET Open Source NoSQL Database (released under the Apache 2.0 License). NosDB is extremely fast and linearly scalable and allows your .NET applications to handle extreme transaction loads (XTP).

    Open Source Windows

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    Hazelcast

    Hazelcast is an in-memory Open Source data grid based on Java. By having multiple nodes form a cluster, data is evenly distributed among the nodes. This allows for horizontal scalability both in terms of available storage space and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    CUBRID Database

    CUBRID is a comprehensive GPL/BSD open source relational database management system highly optimized for Web Applications. CUBRID is being developed in C/C++. Includes native HA, online hot backup, and other features. JDBC, PHP...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Titan Database icon

    Titan Database

    Titan is a scalable graph database optimized for storing and querying graphs containing hundreds of billions of vertices and edges distributed across a multi-machine cluster. Titan is a transactional database that can support...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • HyperDex icon

    HyperDex

    HyperDex is the next generation key-value store. It provides a rich API, strong consistency, fault-tolerance, and transactions.

    Open Source Linux

  • GraphDB icon

    GraphDB

    GraphDB is a RDF graph database or triplestore. It is the only triplestore that can perform semantic inferencing at scale allowing users to create new semantic facts from existing facts. It also has the ability to visualize triples.

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    Datomic

    Datomic is a database of flexible, time-based facts, supporting queries and joins, with elastic scalability, and ACID transactions.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • DocumentDB icon

    DocumentDB

    Azure DocumentDB is a NoSQL document database service designed from the ground up to natively support JSON and JavaScript directly inside the database engine. It’s the right solution for web and mobile applications when predictable...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    CrateDB

    CrateDB is an open source SQL database with a ground-breaking distributed design.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric icon

    GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric

    The GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric is a proven software solution, which enables high-performance transactions, real-time streaming and fast analytics in a single, comprehensive data access and processing layer. The In-Memory Data...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    MarkLogic

    MarkLogic is the only Enterprise NoSQL database, bringing all the features you need into one unified system: a document-centric, schema-agnostic, structure-aware, clustered, transactional, secure, database server with built-in search...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Starcounter icon

    Starcounter

    The Starcounter database is built with the real-time systems of today in mind. Real-time systems supporting thousands or millions of simultaneous users. Systems like online stores, location-based services or banking applications....

    Commercial Windows

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    NCache

    Open Source .NET Distributed Cache! NCache is a 100% Native .NET Open Source distributed cache (released under Apache License, Version 2.0). NCache provides an extremely fast and linearly scalable distributed cache that caches...

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    TayzGrid

    TayzGrid is an elastic in-memory data grid with a self-healing peer to peer dynamic data grid clustering architecture. TayzGrid is extremely fast and linearly scalable data grid and provides intelligent replication for data...

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud JBoss WebSphere Application Server Oracle Weblogic Server Apache Tomcat

  • Valentina Server icon

    Valentina Server

    Valentina Server is 3 in 1: * Valentina DB Server * Valentina SQLite Server * Valentina Report Server .

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Raspberry Pi

  • Database Labs icon

    Database Labs

    A Postgres Database as a Service platform so you can focus on writing your app, not on becoming a database administrator.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

MongoDB Comments

Thousands of Mongo DBs have been hijacked. Get the security right. 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by JohnFastman
about MongoDB 8 days ago

Not an inherent vulnerability, but MongoDB admins should ensure they're avoiding common pitfalls by, among other things, blocking access to port 27017 or binding local IP addresses to limit access to servers. Thousands of MongoDBs have been hijacked by hackers recently:

http://arstechnica.com/security/2017/01/more-than-10000-online-databases-taken-hostage-by-ransomware-attackers/
and
https://www.mongodb.com/blog/post/how-to-avoid-a-malicious-attack-that-ransoms-your-data

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