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MongoDB Atlas
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Supabase

Serverless Database features

Compare the features of the Serverless Database to help you choose the right one for your needs.

FeatureMongoDB AtlasSupabase

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

MongoDB multi-tenant infrastructure, AWS, GCP, Azure

Supabase infrastructure, PostgreSQL, S3 compatible storage object

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

HTTPS Rest API support to run queries in Edge runtimes

Deno Edge Function

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions

Supported by any Edge Environment with fetch API

Supabase infrastructure

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP

OLTP

Data model

Databases store data in models, such as Relational, Columnar or Document based

Document based, NoSQL

Relational, SQL

CLI

atlas

supabase

Languages, APIs

The languages supporting the database and API interface for inter-process communication

All languages supporting MongoDB driver

TypeScript, JavaScript, supabase-js SDK, Flutter, React Native, React

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

Mongo-Query-Language (MQL)

SQL, PostgreSQL

ACID compliant

ACID is a set of properties of database transactions intended to guarantee data validity despite errors, power failures, and other mishaps
ACID compliant, document level atomicity.
ACID compliant

Self-hosting

Support for self-hosted Database instance
Atlas managed service has advantages over self-hosted MongoDB
Docker support

Backups

Atlas ensures continuous cloud backup of replica sets and consistent, cluster-wide snapshots of sharded clusters

Daily basis (Included in Free tier), PITR for paid users

Security & Compliance Offerings

SOC2

Multi-factor authentication

Support of the cloud-histed database for multi-factor authentication

Encryption

Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level

Atlas encrypts all cluster storage and snapshot volumes at rest by default

AES 256 Encryption, TLS v1.2

SSO

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

Query log retention usually keeps lofs of operations for debugging and replication purposes

Atlas retains the last 30 days of log messages and system event audit messages for each tier in a cluster"

By default disabled, can be enabled with pgAudit extension

Statistics

Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance

Web based monitoring tools

Web dashboard, provides Prometheus-compatible metrics endpoints to gather health insights

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

By default run on replicaset, can automatically scale based on load

read replicas in early preview