MongoDB Atlas – Atlas Search

Atlas Search provides powerful text and semantic search as a native capability of our database. Using this we can build applications 4x faster with  77% lower cost than alternative search solutions.

Why Atlas Search?

  • Workload isolation
  • Better performance (40% – 60% decrease in query execution time for complex queries in application)
  • Higher availability
  • Improved developer experience
  • Seamless integration with our existing DB setup eliminates the need to stand up and manage a separate sync mechanism
  • You can search on the entire table or for a specific field of table collection.

How to configure?
We can configure Atlas Search on the MongoDB collection.

  • Login to MongoDb Atlas
  • Select your project (or create new project)
  • Go to Database
  • Select your cluster (or create new cluster)
  • Select DB and collection (or create collections and tables)
  • Go to Atlas search and create Search Index
  • Select Visual Editor
  • Click on Next
  • Enter Index Name and Database and Collection
  • Click on Next and Create Search Index
  • For more details you can refere video link

What is the limitation?
There are some limitation apply to Atlas Search on M0, M2, and M5 clusters only:
You cannot create more than:
– 3 indexes on M0 clusters.
– 5 indexes on M2 clusters.
– 10 indexes on M5 clusters.
You can create unlimited number of indexes on M10+ clusters. For more details please refer limitation

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