Today’s applications are expected to manage a variety of structured and unstructured data, accessed by massive networks of users, devices, and business locations, or even sensors, vehicles and Internet-enabled goods.
The Cloudant database as a service (DBaaS) is the first data management platform to leverage the availability, elasticity, and reach of the cloud to create a global data delivery network (DDN) that enables applications to scale larger and remain available to users wherever they are.
Cloudant is used by Samsung, Adobe, Microsoft, Fidelity Investments, Hothead Games, and thousands of others who share Cloudant’s passion for database scalability and innovation. Cloudant provides them with:
|Fast, iterative development||Flexible JSON document data model|
|Full-text search||Lucene-powered full-text indexing|
|Geo-spatial data||Advanced 2D and 3D geo-spatial indexing|
|Enable off-line app usage||Multi-master replication & sync|
|Rapid user base growth||Horizontal scaling architecture|
|Global user base||Global data distribution and geo-load balancing|
|High availability||Cross-geography fault tolerance|
|No cloud platform lock-in||Supports top virtualized & bare-metal cloud providers|
|Data Durability||Append-only storage to disk|
|No DBA overhead||Managed and scaled for you|