Cloudant is a scalable JSON document database optimized for web, mobile, IoT and serverless applications. The service is compatible with an open source ecosystem that includes CouchDB, PouchDB and libraries for the most popular web and mobile development stacks.
IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB provides a JSON document store that can be scaled vertically and horizontally. It has a rich query and aggregation framework and is accessible through a wide range of application frameworks and languages.
IBM Cloud Databases for etcd is a key and value store that developers can use to hold the always-correct data they need to coordinate and manage the server cluster for distributed server configuration management.
IBM Cloud Messages for RabbitMQ routes messages between microservices for modern applications. IBM Cloud Messages for RabbitMQ makes RabbitMQ even better by managing it for you. Features include high availability, automated backup orchestration and de-coupled scaling of storage and RAM.
Db2 on Cloud is built for robust performance and provides a high-availability option with a 99.99 percent uptime SLA. Scale up or down as needed and leverage rolling security updates for peace of mind.
IBM Compose for MySQL provides a fast, easy-to-use and flexible RDBMS. As the central component of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) web-service model, it supports a number of connectors, including Python, PHP and C++ for development needs.
Hyper Protect DBaaS for MongoDB provides capabilities to provision, manage, maintain and monitor MongoDB through standardized APIs. It allows you to retain your data in a fully encrypted client database without the need for specialized skills.
Hyper Protect DBaaS for PostgreSQL provides capabilities to provision, manage, maintain and monitor PostgreSQL through standardized APIs. It protects against threats of a data breach and data manipulation, leveraging the strengths of LinuxONE pervasive encryption, scalability, performance and IBM Secure Service Container technology.
The best solution? Opt for whatever is best for your workload; not just one, but as many as you need. Understand the differences, benefits, types and more for both NoSQL and SQL databases in our cloud database guides below.
With the advent of big data and agile development methodologies, NoSQL databases have gained a lot of relevance. Their main advantage is the ability to effectively handle scalability and flexibility issues for modern applications. Everything you need to know about NoSQL can be found in IBM’s guide to NoSQL databases.
Relational databases are at the core of most mission-critical business and government transactions, and tomorrow’s hottest applications will still be built on the back of tried and true SQL. In this essential database guide, learn how relational databases work and how they compare to other database options.