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What is Cloudant?

Cloudant’s distributed database as a service (DBaaS) allows developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building and improving their products, instead of worrying about scaling and managing databases on their own.

What is Amazon SimpleDB?

Developers simply store and query data items via web services requests and Amazon SimpleDB does the rest. Behind the scenes, Amazon SimpleDB creates and manages multiple geographically distributed replicas of your data automatically to enable high availability and data durability. Amazon SimpleDB provides a simple web services interface to create and store multiple data sets, query your data easily, and return the results. Your data is automatically indexed, making it easy to quickly find the information that you need. There is no need to pre-define a schema or change a schema if new data is added later. And scale-out is as simple as creating new domains, rather than building out new servers.

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What are some alternatives to Cloudant and Amazon SimpleDB?

  • Amazon DynamoDB - Fully managed NoSQL database service
  • Google Cloud Datastore - A Fully Managed NoSQL Data Storage Service
  • Azure Cosmos DB - A fully-managed, globally distributed NoSQL database service
  • Cloud Firestore - A New Document Database for Apps

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