The Cloudant Blog

Shared Databases FAQ

When we upgraded the Cloudant dashboard from Futon to Fauxton, we lost the shared database functionality. But now, shared databases are back for our multi-tenant customers! Whether you’re new to Clo... Read More

March 24, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

A Guide to Cloudant Design Document Management

There's more than one way to query the data in your Cloudant databases. Techniques like using MapReduce views and search indexes, powered by Apache Lucene, are powerful and flexible. They help you get... Read More

March 20, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Building a Cloudant cluster of Raspberry Pis

After visiting a trade show and seeing a succession of dull stands with only leaflets to hand out, Chris Snow and I came up with the idea of building a Cloudant cluster of Raspberry Pis to put at IBM ... Read More

March 9, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Menuat is transforming the restaurant industry…starting with the menu

Locally owned restaurants hold a special place in our communities. They also hold a special place in the heart of Jeff Charette, co-founder of Menuat. Last week at the IBM InterConnect conference, Jef... Read More

March 6, 2015    |    Cheri Bergeron

Cloudant & IBM: Happy Acqui-versary!

It’s been one year since IBM closed on the acquisition of our erstwhile DBaaS startup, and a lot has happened! IBM is reinventing its business around cloud services, and Cloudant’s NoSQL data-move... Read More

March 4, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

CloudGifts Innovates Rapidly with Cloudant

Last week, serial entrepreneur, Justin Elkow, joined us to talk about his getting latest project, social gifting platform, CloudGifts, up and running with IBM Cloudant DBaaS. Justin founded CloudGifts... Read More

March 2, 2015    |    Cheri Bergeron

Comdata at InterConnect

It’s only Wednesday, but it’s already been an exciting week of sessions at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas! On Monday, I attended a great talk from Tom Pierce, VP OT Corporate Payments at Comdata, a... Read More

February 25, 2015    |    Cheri Bergeron

Calling all Gamers: What’s Your Ultimate Gaming Experience?

With a catalogue boasting thousands of titles from hundreds of publishers, our friends at GreenMan Gaming know a thing or two about great games. But their users are the ones who really know what a gre... Read More

February 18, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Cloudant + dashDB at Strata + Hadoop World!

Next week, Cloudant is heading to Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose. We’ll be hanging out in the IBM booth (#1115), and showcasing live demos of Cloudant and dashDB technology on Thursday February 1... Read More

February 13, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Track & Map Things that Move with HTML5, Javascript and Cloudant

To truly understand your business assets — whether those assets are customers, trucks, industrial equipment or IoT devices — you have to know where they are. To take a retail example, how ... Read More

February 12, 2015    |    Raj Singh

We Read the News: January 30 – February 5

Here in Boston, at the Cloudant HQ, we’re still covered in snow! But #Snowmageddon2015 isn’t the only thing trending—we’ve got you covered with the latest from the tech space. NoSQL start-up A... Read More

February 6, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Spread the Flu API with your Mobile App

Here in Boston we're in the grip of a bitter cold spell this month with temperatures well below freezing for weeks and the warmth of the holiday season far behind us, our attention naturally turns to ... Read More

January 31, 2015    |    Raj Singh

We Read the News: January 23 – 29

Winter Storm Juno may have dominated the conversation this week (especially for those of us based in the Northeast), but fear not—we’ve got your weekly does of tech updates. Read on! In our last n... Read More

January 30, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Introduction to Document Conflicts – Part Three

In Parts One and Two of this series, we looked at: what are document conflicts in Cloudant? how do they arise? what does a conflict look like? the consequences of conflicts how to detect conflicts sin... Read More

January 26, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Gigabit City Summit 2015

Spurring Community and Economic Development Through Next-Generation Networks Last week I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the inaugural Gigabit City Summit in Kansas City. In 2011 Google... Read More

January 23, 2015    |    Bradley Holt

Cloudant @ Mobile Games Week

London Mobile Games week is a series of events organised by the London Mayor’s office to promote London’s burgeoning tech scene with a particular focus on mobile game development. This week, IBM C... Read More

January 21, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Introduction to document conflicts – Part Two

Introduction In Part One of this series we looked at: what are document conflicts in Cloudant? how do they arise? what does a conflict look like? the consequences of conflicts In this blog we will dis... Read More

January 20, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

We Read the News: January 9-15

It was a busy week for NoSQL database vendors—and for investors. This roundup brings a wealth of funding updates, among other news. Enjoy! This week, MongoDB confirmed a round of $80 million in fund... Read More

January 16, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Solutions for Success in 2015

Last month, we wrote about some awesome companies (who also happen to be Cloudant customers) offering apps and tools that could help you make it through the holidays. Now, we’re ringing in the new y... Read More

January 14, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Introduction to document conflicts – Part One

This is the first of a three part blog series on how to deal with conflicts in the Cloudant DBaaS (Database as-a-Service). This blog assumes you have a working knowledge of Cloudant’s database, and ... Read More

January 12, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

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