Cloudant Data Integration

Cloudant data can be integrated and synchronized codeless with various external systems, on premises or in the cloud, using the Layer2 Cloud Connector Enterprise Edition.


Learn on this page how the data integration of Cloudant is working with the Layer2 Cloud Connector Enterprise Edition by using the step-by-step screenshot tutorial and reading our important advice and frequently asked questions. Make use of the benefits and features of this data integration tool by trying it out yourself: Free Trial Registration




In fact, you only need to do the 5 following steps to get your Cloudant data integration started.



  • Setup your connection as required: one-way or two-way.
  • Setup your data source, in this case, Cloudant.
  • Setup your target – for example, SharePoint.
  • Setup your mapping.
  • Start your project!

Cloudant step-by-step data integration via the Layer2 Cloud Connector


Use this step-by-step-instruction to get through the whole product and data integration configuration easily. Some steps require a copy-paste task of code snippets. Please follow the recommendations in this instruction closely.


Before you can proceed with the configuration, please be aware that


  • You need to configure your IBM Cloudant NoSQL and create a database and credential for the Layer2 Cloud Connector. 
  • Copy your password, your username, and your database. They are neccessary for the connection string. 



Connection setup for Cloudant in the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Source setup for Cloudant integration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Connection string setup for Cloudant  data integration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Target setup for Cloudant  integration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Mapping in the Layer2 Cloud Connector for Cloudant data integration
Start the data integration of Cloudant
Preview data of Cloudant integration in the Layer2 Cloud Connector
Data of Cloudant ready for integration with SharePoint
Finished data integration of Cloudant.

Specific Connection Settings for your Cloudant integration


Please copy and paste this connection string into the designated field like described in Step 2.5 of the step-by-instruction above.


User=<your username from the IBM Cloudant credentials>;

Select statement example:


SELECT * FROM layer2database;


If this works, you will be able to preview your data. You will be redirected to a confirmation page.

Known limitations and workarounds


Please take into account our advice and known limitations:


  • Connection direction
    The connection direction can be set to bi-directional.

Benefits of using the Layer2 Cloud Connector for your Cloudant data integration

Time saving

Quick and easy installation in just minutes. Combine your data automatically in the background and benefit of better insights and greater revenues.

Multi-talent tool

Sync your Cloudant data one-way or two-way locally or cloud-based and use it for migration, backup, or permanent synchronization projects. It is up to you.

High security

There is no access to your corporate data from the internet and no data transfer will occur to 3rd-parties. You have the full control.

Many setting options

Use the Layer2 Cloud Connecor in a very easy and simple way, or benefit from customizable options and features. You decide.

Many data provider included

To be even more easier: Use our own customized providers for common systems. Many more vendor-specific or 3rd party ADO.NET data providers are supported as well.

Cost-effective licensing

3 fully-featured product editions are available: Personal Edition (for one conncetion only), List and Table Edition, and Enterprise Edition as our one-stop-shop solution. Have a look at the Buy Now Page.

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