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Never a worry about infrastructure limitations. 8base is built on AWS.

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Write backend business logic in JavaScript and TypeScript.

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Export your data to MySQL so you can take it anywhere.

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Enterprise-grade data and storage

Elastic infrastructure to handle all of your data and storage needs securely and at scale - powered by AWS.

Managed Relational Database

  • Fully encrypted, distributed, fault-tolerant and self-healing.

  • Can be hosted in different regions or globally distributed.

  • Define relational schemas that include structured field types, files and data from external systems.

  • Easily attach images, documents, voice, video and other file types to records; 8base handles storage using S3.

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Integrate external data sources

    • Connect data sources housed in 3rd party systems.

    • Link 8base and external tables to establish cross-system data relationships.

    • Confidently query all integrated data sources through our GraphQL API.

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    How does 8base work?

    Your teams only need to focus on core business logic and on the front-end.

    8base's platform has pre-wired all the AWS services, and 3rd party integrations, that are required by all software – yet unique to none! Authentication, Roles and Permissions, File and Image storage, Relational Database, a GraphQL API Endpoint, and others are all production-ready.

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    Leverage our powerful GraphQL Engine

    GraphQL enables front-end developers to move faster by freeing them up from dependencies on back-end teams.

    A robust query language designed for front-end developers

    Auto-generated CRUD operations for all objects.

    Advanced query syntax for filtering, full text search, sorting, pagination, grouping and aggregations.

    Use our API Explorer to rapidly iterate and test queries.

    Smart Fields

    Files and Smart Fields

    Groupings & Aggregations

    Filtering, Pagination, Sorting

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    Mutations

    Mutations

    Query Data

    Query Data From Salesforce

    
    # Select first 5 employees from 'technology' department 
    # and get projects they are working on
    
    {
      department(name: "technology") {    
        employees(first: 5) {
          count
          items {
            name
            projects {
              items {
                title
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    # Get first 5 projects with ‘UI’ or ‘Integrations’ 
    # tags and order them by creation date
    
    {
      projectsList(
        filter: {tags: {some: {name: {in: ["UI", "Integrations"]}}}}
        first: 5
        orderBy: [createdAt_DESC]
      ) {
        items {
          title
          tags {
            items {
              name
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    # Create a new project, add two employees to it
    # and attach a new ‘PDF’ tag in a single transaction
    
    mutation {
      projectCreate(data: {
        title: "Sales Presentation v3.0"
        members: {
          connect: [
            { id: "cjvy7r28l00j701s4etrbfakq"},
            { id: "cjvy7rdoj00je01s48z3lg56n"}
          ]
        },
        tags: {
          create: {
            name: "PDF"
          }
        }
      }) {
        title
        members {
          items {
            name
          }
        }
        tags {
          items {
            name
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    # Query employee picture and address
    # ‘address’ is a Smart Field that has sub-fields
    
    {
      employee(id: "cjvy7mp8e001401pbczhi1ry2") {
        name
        picture {
          downloadUrl
        }
        address {
          country
          zip
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    # Get data from connected Salesforce instance
    # Query related tables in a single query
    
    {
      salesforce {
        account(id: "001f400000f1DnZAAU") {
          Name
          Opportunities {
            items {
              Name
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    # Group articles by their author's name, count how many articles belong to each author, and return each groups article IDs while excluding anyarticles that do NOT have an author
    # Query related tables in a single query
    
    {
      articlesList(groupBy: {
        query: {
          author: {
            name: {
              as: "authorName"
            }
          },
          id: {
            as: "authorPosts",
            fn: {
              aggregate: COUNT
            }
          },
          _groupIds: {
            as: "postsIds"
          }
        },
        having: {
          alias: "authorName"
          string: {
            is_not_empty: true
          }
        }
      }) {
        groups {
          authorName: String
          authorPosts: Int
          postsIds: GroupIds
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "department": {
          "employees": {
            "count": 6,
            "items": [
              {
                "name": "Isabel Fisher",
                "projects": {
                  "items": [
                    {
                      "title": "Dashboard v2.0"
                    }
                  ]
                }
              },
              {
                "name": "Cristen Adams",
                "projects": {
                  "items": [
                    {
                      "title": "Data migration"
                    },
                    {
                      "title": "New Login UI"
                    }
                  ]
                }
              },
              {
                "name": "Ellie Austin",
                "projects": {
                  "items": [
                    {
                      "title": "Dashboard v2.0"
                    },
                    {
                      "title": "Data migration"
                    }
                  ]
                }
              },
              {
                "name": "Naseem Carney",
                "projects": {
                  "items": [
                    {
                      "title": "New Login UI"
                    }
                  ]
                }
              },
              {
                "name": "Kaydan Harrell",
                "projects": {
                  "items": []
                }
              }
            ]
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "projectsList": {
          "items": [
            {
              "title": "Dashboard v2.0",
              "tags": {
                "items": [
                  {
                    "name": "ReactJS"
                  },
                  {
                    "name": "UI"
                  }
                ]
              }
            },
            {
              "title": "Data migration",
              "tags": {
                "items": [
                  {
                    "name": "Integrations"
                  }
                ]
              }
            },
            {
              "title": "New Login UI",
              "tags": {
                "items": [
                  {
                    "name": "ReactJS"
                  },
                  {
                    "name": "UI"
                  }
                ]
              }
            }
          ]
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "projectCreate": {
          "title": "Sales Presentation v3.0",
          "members": {
            "items": [
              {
                "name": "Bryan Rivas"
              },
              {
                "name": "Gabriela Patterson"
              }
            ]
          },
          "tags": {
            "items": [
              {
                "name": "PDF"
              }
            ]
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "employee": {
          "name": "Isabel Fisher",
          "picture": {
            "downloadUrl": "https://..."
          },
          "address": {
            "country": "United States",
            "zip": "56301"
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "salesforce": {
          "account": {
            "Name": "GenePoint",
            "Opportunities": {
              "items": [
                {
                  "Name": "GenePoint Standby Generator"
                },
                {
                  "Name": "GenePoint Lab Generators"
                },
                {
                  "Name": "GenePoint SLA"
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
    
    
    {
      "data": {
        "articlesList": {
          "groups": [
            {
              "authorName": "James Huxley",
              "authorPosts": 12,
              "postsIds": [
                "ck37jzw2f001b01l7dhm09gcu",
                "ck37jzw2f001j01l77093d05d",
                "ck37jzw2f001a01l73cnf8ax5",
                "ck37jzw2f001i01l723258t3i",
                "ck37jzw2f001h01l78n2hagxp",
                "ck37jzw2f001g01l71wtk87kp",
                "ck37jzw2f001o01l7hjp5ee4n",
                "ck37jzw2f001f01l787o65uh7",
                "ck37jzw2f001e01l76wbmgnrt",
                "ck37jzw2f001m01l74cz49nb4",
                "ck37jzw2f001l01l7f93be80q",
                "ck37jzw2f001c01l78ga4brgb"
              ]
            },
            {
              "authorName": "Huckelberry Ben",
              "authorPosts": 7,
              "postsIds": [
                "ck37jzw2g002501l73ol60z36",
                "ck37jzw2g002l01l75799d0f4",
                "ck37jzw2g002t01l75ehxgbyt",
                "ck37jzw2h003g01l76rzaayho",
                "ck37jzw2g002c01l79r61banv",
                "ck37jzw2g002q01l77hg3hgz2",
                "ck37jzw2g002801l7ha9w90ov"
              ]
            },
            {
              "authorName": "Stephen Begzz",
              "authorPosts": 10,
              "postsIds": [
                "ck37jzw2o005z01l74727gcjl",
                "ck37jzw2n005201l7d5aidgfv",
                "ck37jzw2n004t01l7erv4fkom",
                "ck37jzw2m003w01l7cafeag37",
                "ck37jzw2p007701l7e0w5949g",
                "ck37jzw2n004y01l714dicfap",
                "ck37jzw2n005u01l7hg1u6yii",
                "ck37jzw2n004p01l78w0qfm2i",
                "ck37jzw2n005d01l78g7kd290",
                "ck37jzw2o006801l7ghhs0gm8"
              ]
            }
          ]
        }
      }
    }
    
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    Instantly enable GraphQL

    8base allows you to connect your enterprise data sources and expose them through a unified GraphQL API.

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    Real-time capabilities

    Easily build real-time features using
    GraphQL subscriptions
    powered by WebSocket.

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    Grow your user-base without concerns about capacity

    8base makes the provisioning of computing resources and user accounts fast, easy and inexpensive.

    Serverless Functions

    • Auto-scaling computing capabilities that require no DevOps oversight.

    • Securely deploy back-end logic as serverless Javascript functions using a single command.

    • Handle any custom specification using the various function types (GraphQL resolvers, triggers, REST webhooks and scheduled tasks).

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    Application Security and User Management

    • Build powerful role-based access controls into your applications.

    • Integrate external authentication providers.

    • Easily integrate over 30 different enterprise- and social- identity providers.

    • Built-in user management.

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    Go even faster and have more fun when you work as a team

    Create individual roles to control access to each aspect of the platform to comply with your organization's IT governance policies.

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