Cloudant Data Layer for Windows Azure

Windows Azure-based NoSQL cloud database service for fast-growing web and mobile apps.

Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework and integrate them with your existing IT environment.

Cloudant NoSQL Data Layer for Windows Azure

  • Develop Fast - GET, PUT, Index, and Query JSON objects via a RESTful API. Cloudant is schema-less, so you can develop new features without having to redesign your database or migrate data
     
  • Grow your database without worry - experts at Cloudant operate and scale it for you
     
  • Push your data to the edge - Cloudant distributes application data across the global network of Windows Azure data centers, or to your data center or individual mobile devices, for fast, non-stop access to data from anywhere
     
  • Build epic features - Built-in text search, data replication & synch, and MapReduce for advanced analytics, enable you to easily create an exceptional user experience for your customers

Create a Free Cloudant Data Layer on Windows Azure

Getting started is easy. Just create a free Cloudant account, and select the Windows Azure option, “Lagoon” from the list of locations, as shown below:

Cloudant NoSQL cloud database signup screen for Windows Azure

If you already have a Cloudant account and you want to move it to Windows Azure, follow these instructions:

  • Log into Cloudant
  • Choose the ‘Account’ tab
  • Change the placement of your cluster to ‘LAGOON’
  • Cloudant will notify you after your account has been relocated to Windows Azure.



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