Operates at any scale – nonstop – by distributing database read and write access out to the network edge.
Replicates and synchronizes readable and writable copies of data across multiple data centers or devices.
Pushes database access so that you can scale bigger and enable client apps to continue running offline. Uses data access control, encryption and data backup features.
Provides flexibility to choose among Rackspace, IBM SoftLayer®, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Windows Azure – and even change platforms on demand.
IBM Cloudant® is a NoSQL database platform built for the cloud. You can use Cloudant as a fully-managed DBaaS running on public cloud platforms like IBM SoftLayer or via an on-premise version called Cloudant Local, that you can run yourself on any private, public, or hybrid cloud platform you choose.
All requests to Cloudant go over the web, which means any system that can speak to the web, can speak to Cloudant. All language-specific libraries for Cloudant are really just wrappers that provide some convenience and linguistic niceties to help you work with a simple API. Many users even choose to use raw HTTP libraries for working with Cloudant.
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