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IBM Cloud Databases

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What is IBM Cloud Databases?

IBM Cloud Databases are open source data stores for enterprise application development. Built on a Kubernetes foundation, they offer a database platform for serverless applications. They are designed to scale storage and compute resources seamlessly without being constrained by the…

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Popular Features

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  • Database security provisions (83)
    8.7
    87%
  • Database scalability (87)
    8.3
    83%
  • Automated backups (90)
    7.0
    70%
  • Monitoring and metrics (87)
    5.4
    54%

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What is IBM Cloud Databases?

IBM Cloud Databases are open source data stores for enterprise application development. Built on a Kubernetes foundation, they offer a database platform for serverless applications. They are designed to scale storage and compute resources seamlessly without being constrained by the limits of a…

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What is Amazon RDS?

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) from Amazon Web Services.

What is Db2?

DB2 is a family of relational database software solutions offered by IBM. It includes standard Db2 and Db2 Warehouse editions, either deployable on-cloud, or on-premise.

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Features

Database-as-a-Service

Database as a Service (DBaaS) software, sometimes referred to as cloud database software, is the delivery of database services ocer the Internet as a service

7.4
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Product Details

What is IBM Cloud Databases?

IBM Cloud Databases are open source data stores for enterprise application development. Built on a Kubernetes foundation, they offer a database platform for serverless applications. They are designed to scale storage and compute resources seamlessly without being constrained by the limits of a single server. Natively integrated and available in the IBM Cloud console, these databases are now available through a consistent consumption, pricing, and interaction model. They aim to provide a cohesive experience for developers that include access control, backup orchestration, encryption key management, auditing, monitoring, and logging.

List of available databases
IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL
IBM Cloud Databases for MongoDB
IBM Cloud Databases for Redis
IBM Cloud Databases for EnterpriseDB(EDB)
IBM Cloud Databases for Elasticsearch
IBM Cloud Databases for etcd
IBM Cloud Messages for Rabbit MQ

IBM Cloud Databases Features

Database-as-a-Service Features

  • Supported: Automatic software patching
  • Supported: Database scalability
  • Supported: Automated backups
  • Supported: Database security provisions
  • Supported: Monitoring and metrics
  • Supported: Automatic host deployment

IBM Cloud Databases Video

Introduction to IBM Cloud Databases

IBM Cloud Databases Technical Details

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Frequently Asked Questions

Google Cloud SQL, Azure Database, and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) are common alternatives for IBM Cloud Databases.

Reviewers rate Database security provisions highest, with a score of 8.7.

The most common users of IBM Cloud Databases are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees).
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Ben Holmes | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Prove use cases prior to administering entire platform, obtain ROI faster
  • Able to achieve the technological components of our advanced analytics team without full scale purchase of AI platform
  • Developed several studies to prove out cloud Db value, speed to deploy
Dominik Hurnaus | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • We no longer have to maintain, upgrade, or deal with downtime of our own Redis and RabbitMQ clusters. In hindsight it feels strange to have ever had self-hosted clusters for those services (where in our case additional latency of a few milliseconds is acceptable).
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