PostgreSQL ltree is enabled by default in the newly released version of IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS for PostgreSQL.

We are excited to announce the availability of PostgreSQL ltree module for your database instances that are running in IBM Cloud.

The ltree data type represents labels of data that are stored in a hierarchical tree-like structure. With the PostgreSQL ltree module, you can store data type ltree in IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS and then easily search, save, and manipulate through label trees in databases. Learn more about how to use and create an ltree module in the IBM Catalog.

More about IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS

IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS offers fully managed and highly secure databases—including PostgreSQL and MongoDB Enterprise Server—and provides a high level of data confidentiality for your sensitive data in the IBM Cloud.

IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS is built on IBM LinuxONE technology and provides built-in encryption and tamper protection for data at rest and in flight with scalability and performance. It ensures complete data confidentiality and grants data owners complete control over the data, protecting data from both external and internal threats. Hyper Protect DBaaS provides standardized APIs to provision, manage, maintain, and monitor databases—no specialized database skills are required.

Check out the “Getting Started with IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS” and “Bring Your Own Key to IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS” videos in the IBM Demos Collection.

You can also have a look at one of our newest code patterns:

Two database options

You can choose different database sizes based on your needs. Consult the Hyper Protect DBaaS for PostgreSQL documentation and Hyper Protect DBaaS for MongoDB documentation for details on how to get started.

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