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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)
    5.3
    53%

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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

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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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Scalability: Users have appreciated the scalability of IBM Cloud Databases, noting that it can easily accommodate growing data needs. They find the ability to scale on-demand based on requirements to be a significant advantage.

Fully Managed Service: The fully managed aspect of IBM Cloud Databases is well-received by users as it simplifies the database management process, allowing them to focus on other aspects of their business without worrying about database maintenance.

User-Friendly Interface: The user interface of IBM Cloud Databases is praised for being friendly, comprehensive, and easy to navigate. Users value how the intuitive design contributes to a seamless experience and efficient task completion.

Challenging Migration Process: Some users have found migrating away from IBM Cloud Databases to be time-consuming and challenging, with a learning curve associated with the process. They also mention difficulties in moving data to and from the platform.

User Interface and Experience Concerns: Reviewers express dissatisfaction with the user interface and experience of IBM Cloud Hyper Protect DBaaS, suggesting that improvements are needed in this area. Migrating data to and from the tool is also mentioned as a tricky task.

Cost Competitiveness and Data Migration Issues: Users highlight the need for improvements in cost competitiveness, UI features, and efficient data migration. They also mention a lack of documentation and challenges related to mass migrating data at once.

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