A fully-managed, cloud-based data and serverless compute service exposed through a GraphQL API.

What is 8base?

A cloud service designed to power enterprise-grade web and mobile applications that require support for large numbers of users, complex data and transactional requirements, comprehensive role-based security and a modern look-and-feel.

8base is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.

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8base's Features

  • A simple but powerful data schema definition.
  • Fully redundant, secure and scalable relational database and file storage.
  • Built-in role-based security and user administration tools.
  • Native connectivity for Salesforce.com and other external data sources.
  • A serverless backend that supports event-driven logic written in Javascript and Typescript.
  • Over 30 authentication providers.
  • A GraphQL API with advanced filtering, pagination and full-text search capabilities.
  • In-document full-text search, optical character recognition and image recognition.
  • Support for React, Angular, Vue.js, Swift (iOS), Android and React Native.
  • UI scaffolding / UI generator.
  • Optional Boost UI Kit.

8base's alternatives

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Socket.IO - Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data
  • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

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