Cloudant vs CloudBoost: What are the differences?
What is Cloudant? Distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for web & mobile apps. 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 CloudBoost? One complete database service that not only does data storage, but also search, real-time and more. CloudBoost.io is a database service for the “next web” - that not only does data-storage, but also search, real-time and a whole lot more which enables developers to build much richer apps with 50% less time saving them a ton of cost and helping them go to market much faster.
Cloudant and CloudBoost belong to "NoSQL Database as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Cloudant are:
- Managed- Cloudant's big data experts monitor your data 24/7 to ensure its high availability and safety.
- Distributed Multi-Master Database- All read and write transactions can be synced across Cloudant's global data network without global locks, providing true high availability of your data.
- Geo-load Balancing- To keep latency low, our geo-load balancing infrastructure routes requests to the copies of the data that are geographically closest to the requestor.
On the other hand, CloudBoost provides the following key features:
"JSON" is the primary reason why developers consider Cloudant over the competitors, whereas "Good features, simple API, save a lot of time" was stated as the key factor in picking CloudBoost.