SQL vs NoSQL => MySQL vs MongoDB / Cloud Firestore

High performance ‘NoSQL’ Databases such as MongoDB or Google Cloud Firestore or Amazon DynamoDB, are ‘hot’ in web and mobile computing, where a lot more of READ & lesser Write operations to the backend cloud databases.

NoSQL Database is organized in Collections in which Documents are stored.


  1. Speed
  2. Horizontal Scaling
  3. Flexible data structure


  1. Some duplicated data (but less significant relative to the 3 Pros.)

Cloud Firestore (fee charges, free trial plan only 1GB)

MongoDB in 2019:

ZDNet: MongoDB in 2019: Cloud, transactions, and mobile will be on the agenda.