What are some alternatives?
When comparing AWS and Couchbase Data Platform, you can also consider the following products
DigitalOcean - Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.
Redis - Redis is an open source in-memory data structure project implementing a distributed, in-memory key-value database with optional durability.
Microsoft Azure - Windows Azure and SQL Azure enable you to build, host and scale applications in Microsoft datacenters.
MongoDB - MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL database.
Heroku - Agile deployment platform for Ruby, Node.js, Clojure, Java, Python, and Scala. Setup takes only minutes and deploys are instant through git. Leave tedious server maintenance to Heroku and focus on your code.
Cloudant - A scalable JSON document database for web, mobile, IoT and serverless applications.