You can store your data with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure. However, you don’t need to set up an account with any of these platforms. MongoDB Atlas takes care of all this behind the scenes.
MongoDB Atlas also automatically handles backend administrative processes such as provisioning resources, setting up clusters, or scaling services. Most of the tasks you perform are simple point-and-click operations that you carry out through the service’s centralized web interface.
No introduction to MongoDB Atlas is complete without mentioning its free M0 tier, which includes:
The free tier cluster regions available are:
After this introduction to MongoDB Atlas, you’ll learn how to set up a cluster using the M0 free tier, whitelist a connection IP address, and create the MongoDB user which you’ll then use to connect to your cluster through Studio 3T.