What is Cloudant?
IBM Cloudant is a NoSQL JSON document store that’s optimized for handling heavy workloads of concurrent reads and writes in the cloud; a workload that is typical of large, fast-growing web and mobile apps. You can use Cloudant as a fully-managed DBaaS running on IBM Cloud. Cloudant provides a seamless and cost-effective user experience online and offline, with IBM customers saving up to 95 percent in infrastructure and hosting costs.
Mobile sync libraries
Offline-first applications built with Cloudant Sync provide a better, faster user experience — both offline and online.
Our RESTful API makes every document in your database accessible as JSON. It is also compatible with Apache CouchDB™, enabling you to access an abundance of language libraries and tools.
Enhance web and mobile apps with geospatial operations that go beyond simple bounding boxes.
Improve your app’s performance through horizontal scaling architecture that can handle millions of users and terabytes of data to grow seamlessly alongside your business.
Cognitive solutions for regulated industries
When machine learning from IBM Watson is applied to this vast healthcare data, doctors can diagnose patients with speed and accuracy.
Point-of-sale apps powered by Cloudant
With point-of-sale apps powered by Cloudant, retailers use analytics to personalize shopping experiences, provide offline transactions.
Precise IoT-powered shipment tracking
IoT sensors enable precise end-to-end traceability and anomaly detection of shipments. This data is transmitted to IBM Watson IoT Platform.
Provision a fully managed Cloudant instance on IBM Cloud. Cloudant is always free on the Lite plan. The paid Standard plan offers scalable configurations and starts at $75/month.
A self-installable version of Cloudant for on-premises deployments.
Forrester Wave report
IBM named a “Strong Performer” for insight platform as a service
Manage your data
Run your web and mobile apps on fully-managed, hand-picked open source databases with an integrated database-as-a-platform service. Gain flexibility and scale without losing cycles to database management.
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A managed NoSQL database service that moves application data closer to all the places it needs to be — for uninterrupted data access, offline or on.