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Gartner names IBM a Leader in 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

Gartner recently named IBM a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems¹, recognizing our ability to execute and completeness of vision². IBM Cloud® offers purpose-built databases that deliver high availability, enhanced security and scalable performance. Choose from a variety of database engines including relational and NoSQL databases: document, key-value, in-memory, graph, time series and ledger. Support for diverse data models makes it possible to build modern, highly scalable and distributed applications.

No one size fits all. By picking the most appropriate database for the job, you can better speed development and meet today’s business needs. DBaaS solutions on IBM Cloud include auto provisioning, hosting, and 24x7 management with automated high availability, backup and restore, version upgrades, security and more.

Cloud databases by use case

SAP, ERPs, CRMs and ledgers

IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL

A powerful, open source, highly customizable object-relational database

IBM Cloud Databases for EnterpriseDB

A database engine that optimizes the built-in features of PostgreSQL and offers compatibility with Oracle databases

IBM Db2 on Cloud

A fully managed, highly performant relational data store running the enterprise-class IBM® Db2® database engine

Web and mobile apps

IBM Cloudant®

A scalable JSON document database for web, mobile, IoT and serverless applications

IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB

A JSON document store with a rich query and aggregation framework

Developer tools

IBM Cloud Databases for DataStax

A scale-out NoSQL database built on Apache Cassandra, designed for high availability and workload flexibility

IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch

A full-text search engine with the indexing strengths of a JSON document database

IBM Cloud Databases for Redis

A blazing fast, in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker

Confidential data

IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS for PostgreSQL

A fully managed Postgres database hosted in a Hyper Protect environment

IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS for MongoDB

Fully managed Mongo Enterprise Server database hosted in a Hyper Protect environment

Business intelligence

IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud

An elastic database warehouse built for high-performance analytics and machine learning

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¹Cloud Database Management Systems, Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian, Rick Greenwald, Adam Ronthal, Henry Cook, 23 November 2020

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