The Cloudant Blog

Incident Analysis Report: Cloudant DNS

Scope of Incident: On April 28, 2016 most instances of Cloudant became unavailable to users via their subdomain as a result of missing DNS records under the domain. Full DNS ... Read More

May 5, 2016    |    Robert Newson and Anne-Marie Coughlan

Data Privacy and Governance Update

Cloudant Data Privacy and Governance Update As a pioneer in the provision of a fully managed and globally distributable Database-as-a-Service, Cloudant allows customers to locate data in any global So... Read More

April 20, 2016    |    Robin Smith

Cloudant Warehousing: New features and improvements

Almost exactly one year after our initial launch of the Cloudant Warehousing service, we have given it a major overhaul. The warehousing feature was well adopted and we received great feedback from yo... Read More

December 21, 2015    |    Holger Kache

Announcing ISO 27001 Compliance for Cloudant, dashDB and BigInsights!

Here’s a startling fact -- over 1 billion pieces of personal information were stolen in 2015, costing the global economy over half a trillion dollars. Security and privacy are among the top criteria... Read More

December 18, 2015    |    Lynnette Nolan

Understanding Mango View-Based Indexes vs. Search-Based Indexes

Mango: Declarative Querying for Apache CouchDB™ Mango allows users to declaratively define and query Apache CouchDB indexes. (It's also the open source library that powers Cloudant Query.) For a... Read More

November 18, 2015    |    Tony Sun

Introducing Monitoring Plugins for IBM Cloudant Local

Introducing Monitoring Plugins for IBM Cloudant Data Layer Local Edition You asked us to help you with monitoring your Cloudant Local cluster and we responded. We're proud to announce Monitoring Plugi... Read More

October 30, 2015    |    Prachi Khadke

Enable Full Text Search in Apache CouchDB™

We recently open sourced our Search stack, which powers the Apache Lucene™ integration that comprises Cloudant’s full-text search system. In this article we will prepare and boot an Apache Cou... Read More

October 20, 2015    |    Robert Kowalski

How can data help a man run a 100 mile race?

I always enjoy hearing inspirational stories where Cloud Data Services technology is being used to transform businesses and improve people’s lives. One standout story is that of Runkeeper and Simon ... Read More

October 8, 2015    |    Derek Schoettle

Highlights of OSCON 2015

Chatting with and presenting to thousands of the world's smartest software engineers is always an incredible experience, and this year's O'Reilly OSCON event in Portland was no exception.  On... Read More

August 25, 2015    |    Joanna Varvoutis

Case Study: Data Modeling For A Mobile App Using Cloudant

In this blog post, I will review the Cloudant data model the Mobile Innovation Lab at IBM implemented for an iPad application developed for one of the most well known cancer treatment centers in the c... Read More

August 20, 2015    |    Ricardo Olivieri

Level up Your Analytics with dashDB

Have data in Cloudant and need to start running business reports and analytics? dashDB is IBM's cloud data warehouse service that lets you sign up and get going the same way you got started with C... Read More

August 14, 2015    |    Sarah Maston

Open-Sourcing IBM Cloudant’s CouchDB Search Integration with Lucene

Today, as IBM Cloudant, we’re open-sourcing the code repositories behind Cloudant Search: Clouseau and Dreyfus. This code powers Cloudant’s full-text search system, which combines our Apache Couch... Read More

July 29, 2015    |    Robert Newson

dashDB Enterprise MPP Offers a Massively Scalable Cloud Data Warehouse with Integrated Analytics

On behalf of the Cloud Data Services team, I’m excited to announce that a new era of analytic creativity is here, with the availability of dashDB Enterprise MPP (massive parallel processing). The fu... Read More

July 27, 2015    |    Derek Schoettle

Welcoming Compose to IBM Cloud Data Services

Today IBM acquired Compose, Inc. I’d like to welcome the Compose team to their new home in the IBM Cloud Data Services group. Compose built their business operating MongoDB for customers and has add... Read More

July 23, 2015    |    Adam Kocoloski

Avoid The Hack-Away Approach While Learning Cloudant

It is not unusual for developers to be on a tight schedule imposed by the business goals of the organization they work for. While working toward meeting these deadlines for delivering software solutio... Read More

June 18, 2015    |    Ricardo Olivieri

Defensive coding in Map/Index functions

Cloudant allows custom Javascript to be run server-side to generate indexes for MapReduce and Lucene search indexes. This article outlines common pitfalls, their solutions and advocates for automated ... Read More

June 15, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Turning a spreadsheet into a faceted search engine with Cloudant

Turning your structured data into a faceted search engine is easy with Cloudant Search. Build scalable, highly available search tools for your data to give your users the best experience. Whether you... Read More

June 9, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Cloudant Query Grows Up to Handle Ad Hoc Queries

Cloudant's NoSQL Database-as-a-Service allows you to store JSON documents in the cloud using a simple HTTP API. Cloudant comes equipped with a number of indexes that allow you to query your data in se... Read More

June 1, 2015    |    Glynn Bird

Location Tracker Part 3:
Add a middle tier to manage users, with Node.js

In Part 1 of this tutorial series we learned why location is so important to modern mobile apps and how to build the basic functionality. In Part 2, we took that code and transformed it into a serious... Read More

May 28, 2015    |    Bradley Holt

Dimagi and Mobile Accord are changing the world with mobile technology

We all have causes that we’re passionate about. For those of us who are also passionate about how technology is being applied to make a difference in the world, yesterday’s webcast, “How Cutting... Read More

May 15, 2015    |    Cheri Bergeron

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