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MongoDB vs. PostgreSQL

MongoDB PostgreSQL + Add column
Category
Preference 44% votes 56% votes
Website www.​mongodb.​org postgresql.​org
License
Design
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable Yes No
Features
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes No
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity
Integrity model
Atomicity Conditional Yes
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes Yes
Revision control Yes ?
Locking model
Indexing
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support No Conditional
Distribution
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes ?
Restrictions
Value size max. 16 MB 1 GB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver
Memory minimum ? 32 MB
Architecture
Programming language
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Description Document Oriented Database Object-Relational Database Management System
Brand
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Database
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Price rating ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance No Yes
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Release Date March 2009 May 1995
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes Yes
Lines of code 617 k 839 k
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Community Driven Good Good
Web interface Yes Yes
Data encryption Yes Yes
API Good Good
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Admin Generator Yes ?
Partial Index Yes Yes
Function Based Index No Yes
Key length max 1 024 ?
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility 25% votes 75% votes
Download mongodb.​org/​downloads www.​postgresql.​org/​download/​
Level of access authorization
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★★
In-Place Update No Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Capped Collections Yes ?
Tuneable write concerns Yes Yes
Read preferences Yes Yes
Event Driven Architecture Yes ?
Open Source Yes Yes
Maven support Yes ?
Triggers No Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Cloud-enabled Yes Yes
Pause Test Yes ?
Cross Domain Testing No ?
Materialized Views No Yes
Pipeline Aggregation Yes Yes
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes Yes
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Max rows in query result 1 000 ?
ORM Join Support Yes Yes
Re-Reduce Yes ?
Clustering over WAN No ?
Fully Distributed Yes Yes
Stored Procedure No Yes
Concurrency Yes Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes No
In business since 2009 ?
24/7 support Yes Yes
Free edition Yes Yes
SQL Queries Yes Yes
Multi-statement Transactions No ?
memcached protocol No ?
Does your mom understand it No ?
Monitoring UI Yes Yes
Network datatype No Yes
CLI` Yes Yes
Monitoring and Management ?
Apache Spark Integration Yes ?
Point In Time Recovery Yes Yes
Does your boss understand it? Yes ?
Creation Date ? 1995
XML Aware ? Good
Color ?
Op/s ? 1 000 005
XQuery Support ? Yes
Server side custom code ? Yes
Minimal memory footprint ? 32 MB
Multivariate Testing ? Yes
Text Analytics ? Yes
HTML5 Charts ? No
Batch Loading ? Yes
Contributors ? 21
User and Group role based security model ? Yes
3D Support ? No
Recursive queries ? Yes
Windowed aggregate ? Yes
Online backup (no locking) ? Yes
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