You can run MongoDB-compatible databases in AWS. MongoDB is a document based database, which uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas. (NoSQL DB)
- DocumentDB is a managed database service that allows you to run MongoDB-compatible databases.
** You do not need to setup/manage the environment to run MongoDB such as cluster management, backups, and monitoring.
- It scales with your workloads automatically.
- You can use AWS DMS (Database Migration Service) to migrate your on-premise MongoDB to Amazon DocumentDB.