SlashDB - Automatic REST API for Databases

/db (SlashDB) automatically constructs a REST API out of relational databases so their content becomes accessible to authorized users and applications in XML, JSON, CSV and HTML. /db has found applications in master data management, data virtualization, data publishing APIs, e-commerce and mobile enterprise apps. Business analysts, data scientists, marketers, application developers, database administrators, web developers and other user groups all derive unique benefits from this technology. Mobile and web application developers leverage /db's REST/HTTP API as gateway to legacy databases. Website ...  Read more


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Latest Version

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 12.04

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • Instantly delivers data from databases to web and mobile applications. Works great with Amazon RDS.
  • Drastically shortens time to market for on-demand data products and web APIs.
  • Empowers end-users (data scientists, analysts) to easily access databases.

Product Description

/db (SlashDB) automatically constructs a REST API out of relational databases so their content becomes accessible to authorized users and applications in XML, JSON, CSV and HTML. /db has found applications in master data management, data virtualization, data publishing APIs, e-commerce and mobile enterprise apps. Business analysts, data scientists, marketers, application developers, database administrators, web developers and other user groups all derive unique benefits from this technology. Mobile and web application developers leverage /db's REST/HTTP API as gateway to legacy databases. Website owners use /db instatntly add REST API to traditional LAMP stack based web properties. Data scientists and analysts use /db to work with unobstructed data sets, leveraging data discovery and avoiding complicated programming or tedious SQL querying. Big Data architects leverage /db to load document representations of relational data into NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or MapReduce data analysis engines such as Apache Hadoop.

Product Details

Version: 0.7.39
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 09/25/2013
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Usage Instructions

Once the instance is running, use your browser to login with username admin and your instance id to the web-based GUI.

1. From main menu select Configuration/License to upload your license key.
2. IMPORTANT: In the top right corner use admin drop-down to change user admin's password.
3. Under Configuration/Databases use New button and fill out the database configuration form to add your database to the web service.
4. Once the database is added use On/Off button to launch the services. Use Data Discovery to confirm that the database resources are accessible.
5. To add SQL Pass-thru queries use Configuration/Queries menu option.
6. To add/change users use Configuration/Users menu option.
7. See Documentation menu option for Administrator and Developer guides.

Support Details

SlashDB - Automatic REST API for Databases
contact@slashdb.com
Seller will respond to emailed inquries received within business hours, 9am-5pm ET, Mon-Fri. To register for support please use form under menu option Configure/License.

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Refund Policy

Hourly and monthly subscriptions are not eligible for refunds.

End User License Agreement

You will have an opportunity to review your order before launching or being charged.
Pricing Details
For region
EC2 charges for Micro instances are free for up to 750 hours a month if you qualify for the AWS Free Tier. See details.
Bring Your Own License (BYOL)
Available for customers with current licenses purchased via other channels.

Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
EBS Magnetic volumes
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS pricing for more details.

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing
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Data Transfer Fees not included
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Recent Product Reviews

10/09/2014
Mike

Actually I tried SlashDB from curiosity. I wasn't sure how this may be useful. Well to be honest it did exactly w...
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