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Lite plan: Free tier

Take advantage of this perpetually free Lite tier for evaluation and development with a fixed amount of provisioned throughput capacity and storage.

  • Limited throughput and storage
  • Capped at 1 GB of data storage
  • Provisioned throughput capacity fixed at 20 reads per second, 10 writes per second and 5 global queries per second

The Lite plan provides access to the full functionality of IBM Cloudant® for development and evaluation. The plan has a set amount of provisioned throughput capacity, as shown, and includes a maximum of 1 GB of encrypted data storage.

Lite plan services are deleted after 30 days of inactivity.

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Standard plan: Serverless scaling with pay-per-hour pricing

The paid Standard plan offers configurable provisioned throughput capacity and data storage pricing that scales as your application requirements change.

  • Serverless scaling of throughput and storage
  • Includes 20 GB of free data storage; additional storage is metered
  • Users can adjust provisioned throughput capacity in blocks of 100 reads per second, 50 writes per second and 5 global queries per second for USD 0.105 per hour per block of throughput

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  Pricing Rate  
The Standard plan is priced based on provisioned throughput capacity allocated and data storage used, with billing prorated hourly. Note that costs are for the provisioned throughput capacity allocated and not on the metered volume of requests. Data storage USD 1.00 per GB Buy Cloudant
  Lookup per second USD 0.25  
  Write per second USD 0.50  
  Query per second USD 5.00  

 

Dedicated Hardware plan: Bare metal for security, compliance

The Dedicated Hardware plan provisions a bare metal dedicated environment for the sole use of your Cloudant Standard plan instance(s) for isolation, security and compliance purposes.

  • Add-on premium for a single-tenant environment
  • Available in any IBM Cloud location
  • HIPAA readiness option for US locations
  • IP whitelisting and private endpoints
  • User-managed encryption keys with IBM Key Protect

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  Pricing Rate  
The Dedicated Hardware plan is a bare metal environment provisioned for the sole use of your Cloudant instance(s) for isolation, security, data sovereignty and compliance purposes. It is an add-on fixed price with billing pro-rated daily. Dedicated Hardware environment USD 5,000 per instance Buy Cloudant