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24x7 management

Experts partner with you to support your data needs enabling you to focus on development.

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Secure infrastructure

Integrated encryption and a multitude of security features ensure your data stays secure and protected.

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Massive scalability

Eliminate the risk and cost involved with scale thanks to Cloudant's horizontal scaling architecture.

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High availability

Downtime is costly. Enhanced features ensure data is always available and durable throughout any situation.

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APIs for all data types

JSON data store

Incremental MapReduce

Full-text search

Mobile sync libraries

Data replication

Geospatial Indexes

JSON data storeSchema flexibility makes Cloudant an excellent fit for multi-structured data, unstructured data and fast-changing data models.

Incremental MapReduceReceive precise data; pull out aggregates, then re-index and access the aggregated data in real-time.

Full-text searchSeamlessly integrate web and mobile apps with fast, scalable, full-text Lucene indexing and search.

Mobile sync librariesiOS and Android libraries enable developers to manage and replicate mobile app data on devices.

Data replicationMulti-master replication lowers latency, increase uptime, scalability, and enables disconnected app usage.

Geospatial indexesEnhance web and mobile apps with geospatial operations that go beyond simple bounding boxes.

Dedication to
data flexibility

Easy to integrate

A RESTful API ensures compatibility with a variety of development tools, platforms and app infrastructures.

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Based on open source

Cloudant is built upon CouchDB and is a major contributor to the open source community.

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No cloud lock-in

Access Cloudant via HTTP/S from web and mobile apps running on any platform-as-a-service (PaaS).

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Customers grow on Cloudant.
Some grow really, really big

Fast development cycles keep our users happy. Wrangling our database makes us unhappy. With Cloudant, we each do what we do best. Our developers can iterate quickly, while Cloudant engineers keep our database humming along.

Matthew Von Bargen,
Software Development Manager
Rosetta Stone

Due to the rapid expansion of our index, it is important that we have back-end infrastructure that can cope with an unlimited amount of data, Cloudant has real experience in this.

Matt Collins,
Head of Development
Central Index

A good data layer is one that you barely notice is there, and working with the big data experts at Cloudant has made that a reality for all our Big Win Sports titles.

Joel DeYoung,
Director of Technology
Hothead Games