What are some alternatives?
When comparing Elastictable and 8base, you can also consider the following products
Jexia - Build scalable, reliable and real-time (mobile)applications faster and easier.
Firebase - Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications for mobile and web.
FaunaDB - FaunaDB is a serverless cloud database that offers fast global access to data via modern APIs like GraphQL without sacrificing data consistency. Ubiquitous, flexible and secure, FaunaDB helps modern developers build applications fearlessly.
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.
DigitalOcean - Simplifying cloud hosting. Deploy an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds.
CouchDB - HTTP + JSON document database with Map Reduce views and peer-based replication