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CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide by Tim Juravich

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Database hosting with Cloudant

In this section, we are going to set up a Cloudant server and prepare it for our application to connect to. There's very little setup to be done, and it will hopefully seem familiar to the steps we took early in the book when we set up our CouchDB databases.

Getting started with Cloudant

Creating a Cloudant account is super easy, but let's walk through it just so that we're all on the same page.

  1. Start by going to https://cloudant.com/sign-up/, and you'll see the signup page.
    Getting started with Cloudant
  2. Cloudant just needs some basic information to create your account. Start by entering a username. This will be used as your unique identifier and ...

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