*Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes
Creating a MongoDB cluster in ScaleGrid is very easy and takes only a couple minutes to set up. After you start your trial, you'll be directed to our Getting Started page where you'll first need to select the type of hosting you'd like to use for your cluster.
MongoDB Cluster Hosting Types
Shared Hosting: For small data sets hosted with ScaleGrid.
Dedicated Hosting: For production workloads hosted with ScaleGrid.
Bring Your Own Cloud: For production workloads hosted in your own AWS or Azure account.
After you've chosen your MongoDB hosting type, click on the relevant instruction link below for help setting up your cluster:
If you need help determining the best hosting type for your MongoDB cluster, visit our Getting Started with ScaleGrid page to compare by features and available cloud providers.