What is IBM Compose?

You’re a developer, not a database expert, and you shouldn’t have to become a database expert to write your next great application, even when that application requires built-in full-text search, geospatial functionality and a great recommendation engine all in one. You also don’t want to be slowed down every time you need a new table or a development server created. With Compose, you can get production-ready databases in minutes, freeing you up to focus on the app development you love.

Make open source easy

Get production-ready databases in minutes

Run web and mobile apps on fully managed, hand-picked OSS databases optimized for performance in production.

Solve serious scale issues

Scale without surprises

Deploy databases in production quickly and easily, and enjoy auto-scaling and other features to ease the administrative burden of scaling.

Use the right databases for the job

Use the right database(s) for the job

Choose from among the best OSS database technologies to power your app, then let Compose manage them for you.

IBM Compose features

One-click production-ready database deployments

One-click production-ready database deployments

Get your favorite databases – blazing fast, ready for production, and fully managed.

Compose makes it easy to deploy one or more databases quickly onto our fully-managed cloud servers or yours. Each database includes high availability, automatic failover, daily backups, autoscaling and an intuitive web-based UI.

With one click, choose from MongoDB, Elasticsearch, RethinkDB, Redis, PostgresSQL, etcd, and RabbitMQ (with more coming soon!)

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Scale seamlessly

Scale seamlessly

Chances are, as you’ve achieved success in production with apps built on popular OSS technologies, you’ve hit scaling problems you hadn’t anticipated.

Compose deployments scale seamlessly as your data grows. Spend more time building your app, less time capacity planning. This is how everyone should run databases.

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Expert DBAs

Expert DBAs

Spend your time building apps and let us worry about production operations.

Rely on our team of expert DBAs to ensure performance with everything your production environment requires.

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Compose for the enterprise

HA clustering and failover

HA clustering and failover

Data and resources are automatically replicated across multiple servers so you don’t have to manage or monitor them. Daily backups give you peace of mind that your data can be restored anytime if needed.

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Support

Support

In addition to all the benefits of Compose Enterprise running on fully dedicated hardware built to your specifications, customers will get IBM technical support as well as Compose's 24/7 support.

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Compose Enterprise: Deployment Models

Fully Managed or Self-Hosted Single-Tenant Environments

Choose Compose Enterprise for the greater control, security, and availability required in enterprise environments.

Either fully managed by IBM (via SoftLayer or AWS) or self-hosted (on AWS), Compose Enterprise offers 24x7 premium support and single-tenant, dedicated environments.

Talk to the enterprise experts at IBM about bringing Compose into your dedicated environment.

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Get started with IBM Compose Enterprise

Get started with IBM Compose Enterprise

Bring your Compose deployments into enterprise environments and deploy on dedicated SoftLayer or AWS clusters with fully managed services from IBM.

View database pricing options using our Compose calculator

View database pricing options using our Compose calculator

View database pricing options using our Compose calculator

IBM Compose resources

 

Help and Documentation

Everything you need to know about Compose, Hosted or Enterprise, is here in our help system.

 

Compose how to's

Browse and search how to documentation from IBMers, and developers out in the wild.

 

Compose Enterprise technical white paper

Learn how to choose the right database for the job

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Learning Center on developerWorks

Learn more about Compose Enterprise in the Learning Center

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Compose Blog Post on Bluemix Dev

Read an overview of Compose Enterprise on the Bluemix blog

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Interview at InterConnect 2016

Watch an interview on how to choose the optimal database for the job

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Client success stories

ReadMe.io

"Thirty seconds into using Compose, and things were working like a charm."

Gregory Koberge, Founder and CEO, Founder, ReadMe.io

Springbot

"Compose's commitment to customers isn’t simply business as usual, it’s a passionate desire to make customers successful"

Joe Reger, CTO and Co-founder, Springbot

VideoBlocks

"Amazing customer support and ease of use for years."

Aaron Silverman, VideoBlocks

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