MongoDB is a popular NoSQL database that powers modern applications that are used for storing product catalogs, processing payments, analyzing IoT data, video games, and many other use cases. It is a distributed database that can scale horizontally and geographically to meet the stringent needs of most modern enterprise applications.
In recent years, MongoDB has gained popularity due to several key capabilities that are essential for modern application development, including:
Given the nature and criticality of modern enterprise applications, it is critical that the underlying data be protected from user errors, ransomware attacks, application corruption, and major natural disasters. Fortunately, MongoDB DBAs and application developers have a lot of choices when it comes to backing up and recovering MongoDB databases. Selecting the right backup and recovery solution is key to ensuring that your data is protected and available with the least amount of disruption.
There are many factors that go into selecting the right backup and recovery solution for your applications. It is important to ensure that the backup and recovery solution you use meets your needs not just today but well into the future. You’ll need to address several key considerations, including:
There are a number of options when it comes to protecting MongoDB data. The right solution for your organization will depend on some of the key considerations in the previous section. The main choices are:
In addition to protecting MongoDB data, Cohesity radically simplifies data management by making it easy to protect, manage, and derive value from data — across the data center, edge, and cloud. Cohesity Helios provides a full suite of services — backup and recovery, disaster recovery, file and object services, and dev/test —- reducing complexity and eliminating mass data fragmentation.