Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) adds $regex indexing and support for null characters in strings

Posted on: Jun 22, 2020

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. As a document database, Amazon DocumentDB makes it easy to store, query, and index JSON data.

Amazon DocumentDB continues to increase compatibility with MongoDB and today added support the ability to use an index for $regex queries and support for null characters in strings. The supported MongoDB APIs and aggregation pipeline capabilities for Amazon DocumentDB can be found here and details about the updated capabilities can be found here.

For existing Amazon DocumentDB clusters, the new capabilities are available today. If you are new to Amazon DocumentDB, the getting started guide will show you how to provision an Amazon DocumentDB cluster and query data.