SnapShooter is a plug & play backup system that dramatically reduces the complexity of backing up your MongoDB. Simply add an S3 target, select a retention policy and let SnapShooter do the rest. Snapshooter provides automated backups for your MongoDB databases and uploads your backups to the cloud. SnapShooter streams your backup directly from your server meaning no local diskspace is required for backups. Data is compressed with gzip to save you storage fees.