Thursday, November 23, 2017

MongoDB puts Atlas on AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure

Organisation also launches backend as a service (BaaS) platform to drive application developments within the developers community.

Database company MongoDB has made its cloud database as a service MongoDB Atlas available worldwide through Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure.

The addition of support for Azure and GCP expands the application building platform’s availability to any location delivered through the two hyperscalers – as well as AWS – many cloud regions and data centres.

Sahir Azam, VP of Cloud Products, MongoDB, said: “By extending availability of MongoDB Atlas across AWS and now to Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, we are ensuring that MongoDB users everywhere can easily leverage the database with the cloud services they want, all without worrying about the operational overhead of running the database according to best practices.”

Adam Massey, Director, Strategic Technology Partners, Google Cloud, said: “The combination of MongoDB Atlas and GCP gives developers more choice when building and scaling secure, high-performance, global applications.”

In addition to the wider availability of MongoDB Atlas, the company has also launched MongoDB Switch, built to allow developers to compose external services to build applications without compromising on how they access their data and carrying out less boilerplate coding.

MongoDB Stitch provides a uniform, document-centric API to database operations and service integrations, and access controls.

The offering is initially available in public beta release with the cloud database service MongoDB Atlas.

Eliot Horowitz, CTO of MongoDB, said: “In this world, services become the building blocks of innovation, and the need to reimplement the same commodity components disappears completely.

“But the mere existence of services isn’t enough, because there is still the drudgery of tying those services together, implementing tricky but essential access control, and of course managing data.

“MongoDB Stitch removes those barriers and gives developers the tools they need to build ground-breaking applications with less friction than ever before.”