MongoDB in 2019

By Tony Baer (Ovum),

Since going public, MongoDB continues to be a growth engine. So what’s next for 2019? Here’s our thoughts after a year-end discussion with CTO Eliot Horowitz.

In an interview with Colin Barker last month, Eliot Horowitz, MongoDB’s CTO, said his goal in creating the platform was to make it the database that just gets out of developers’ ways. Not surprisingly, MongoDB’s original claim to fame was that it was very developer-friendly, just like its open source ancestor MySQL was as part of the LAMP stack.