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MongoDB is going to hold its developer’s conference today and there are going to be many big announcements on it. The company has introduced many new services and features that are database adjacent. The latest services of the Company are Full-Text Search, Data Lake and Auto Scaling on MongoDB Atlas. The company has also introduced MongoDB Charts. The company also introduced many new features in version 4.2 of the core database.

These new products fit the vision of MongoDB co-founder, Eliot Horowitz, who said, “We are looking to become a database, than just a platform. On this platform, you would be able to do whatever you want. In the transactional case and analytic use cases, it’s a shop for your needs. We are back to the concept that data should be easy to work and develop.”

The Atlas Data Lake allows customers to inquire about data on Amazon $3 object stores. The great thing about it is that it is totally a serverless service. You also don’t need a console and an infrastructure to manage it. There are plans for Azure Storage Compatibility and Google Cloud Storage, in the future. MongoDB Data Lake’s top competitors are Azure Data Lake and Amazon Athena.

Atlas Full-Text Search gives rich text capabilities on MongoDB databases. Developers usually use third-party search engines, like Solr, for searching functionality. Developers will be able to run different queries by using MongoDB Query Language (MQL), after creating indexes with the help of API.

MongoDB is also introducing automated capacity management to the global cloud database. Atlas will adjust the database scale as needed. Auto Scaling will then execute in a rolling fashion and ensure that it doesn’t affect other applications. You can easily toggle this new feature, using API or UI.

The Company has also announced MongoDB charts for data visualization. Customers will have the liberty to use this service in MongoDB Atlas. There are many new features in this release, which include geospatial data visualization, built-in workload situation, and external web applications.

MongoDB says that it has plans to merge the Realm platform with the Stitch, under the Realm brand. The synchronization protocol of the Realm will have connections with Atlas Database on the backend. This will also allow the developers to connect data to the devices, which run these applications.

Horowitz said in a recent statement, “The combination of the mobile database with the strengths of Stitch, will eliminate the hard work of developers by making the data quite natural and easy. It will also allow easy movement of data, between different devices.”

The Company has also introduced its latest core database, MongoDB 4.2. It contains many new features, including field level encryption. The Company has taken a client-side approach to encryption. An unknown person won’t be able to read this encrypted text unless the client allows it. The application code will run without modifications for databases.

The MongoDB version 4.2 has also introduced distributed transactions. This will help in extending the multi-document from sets into small clusters. There will also be an updated Kubernetes Operator that will give the users, management of MongoDB from the control panel. It will also enhance the user’s experience across different infrastructures.

Google recently said that its customers would get a unified interface for managing apps with capabilities in the Google Cloud Console. This integration will lead to unified billing, with a single invoice from Google Cloud. Around 20 Google Cloud regions support MongoDB Atlas, and it is available through the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Marketplace. MongoDB has also collaborated with Google’s Cloud service to let people manage their own security keys.

Manvinder Singh, director of the IaaS Partnership at Google Cloud, says that many customers will take advantage of the Google and MongoDB partnership. The company is getting a positive response from its consumers, and this has strengthened the partnership between Google and MongoDB.

The company has influenced many industries. The Auto Trader UK, a car sales company, says that MongoDB on GCP has reduced the problems for developers. It has helped developers to focus more on innovation.