{"Database APIs"}

Some Organizations To Watch

These are the companies, and organizations who are doing interesting things with database and APIs. If they have an API, I'm working to profile, and provide machine readable indexes of each one below.

The software revolution has given people access to countless specialized apps, but there's one fundamental tool that almost all apps use that still remains out of reach of most non-programmers — the database.
Amazon Web Services
AWS offers a wide range of database services to fit your application requirements. These database services are fully managed and can be launched in minutes with just a few clicks.
Amazon DynamoDB
Amazon RDS Cluster API
Amazon RDS DB Engine API
Amazon RDS Events API
Amazon RDS Instance API
Amazon RDS Option Group API
Amazon RDS Parameter Group API
Amazon RDS Security Group API
Amazon RDS Snapshot API
Amazon RDS Subnet Group API
Amazon RDS Tags API
Amazon RDS Utility API
Amazon Redshift
Apache CouchDB
CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript. CouchDB works well with modern web and mobile apps. 
Apollo is an incrementally-adoptable data stack that manages the flow of data between clients and backends. Based on GraphQL, it gives you a principled, unified, and scalable API for developing modern apps on top of services.
An open-source database with a flexible data model for documents, graphs, and key-values. Build high performance applications using a convenient sql-like query language or JavaScript extensions.
Cloudant’s distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) allows developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building and improving their products, instead of worrying about scaling and managing their databases on their own.
Build Your Best with MongoDB and Elasticsearch. Compose is a fully-managed platform used by developers to deploy, host and scale databases. Compose deployments scale seamlessly as your data grows. Spend more time on your data model, less time capacity planning. This is how everyone should run databases. Backups, replication, complete monitoring. Three essentials of a production database deployment. Spend your time building apps, let us worry about production operations.
Crate is an open source, highly scalable, shared-nothing distributed SQL database. Crate offers the scalability and performance of a modern No-SQL database with the power of Standard SQL. Crate’s distributed SQL query engine lets you use the same syntax that already exists in your applications or integrations, and have queries seamlessly executed across the crate cluster, including any aggregations, if needed.
DBmaestro is a pioneer and a leading DevOps for database solution provider. Its flagship product, DBmaestro TeamWork, enables Agile development and Continuous Integration and Delivery for the Database.
Dydra is a cloud-based graph database. Whether you’re using existing social network APIs or want to build your own, Dydra treats your customers social graph as exactly that.
We can use any Firebase Database URL as a REST endpoint. All we need to do is append .json to the end of the URL and send a request from our favorite HTTPS client.
Google Cloud SQL is a fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set-up, maintain, manage and administer your relational MySQL databases on Google Cloud Platform.
Heroku is the first and best multi-language cloud application platform, or platform-as-a-service. Heroku allows developers to deploy, scale, and manage their apps without needing to think about servers or systems administration. Over one million applications have been deployed to Heroku.
hook.io is the leading open-source provider of microservice and webhook hosting. Our service is built with  by Developers for Developers. hook.io provides free hosting for Microservices and Webhooks. These hosted services have full integrated access to the hook.io Developer API.
MarkLogic Corporation is an American software business that develops and provides an enterprise NoSQL database, MarkLogic. MarkLogic is considered a multi-model NoSQL database for its ability to store, manage, and search JSON and XML documents and graph data (RDF triples). Organizations rely on the flexibility and agility of MarkLogic in order to integrate massive amounts of data and build large scale web applications.
Microsoft Azure
The Resource Manager API includes operations for managing Azure SQL Database servers, elastic database pools, elastic databases, databases, and server firewall rules.
Neo4j is an open-source graph database, implemented in Java. The developers describe Neo4j as embedded, disk-based, fully transactional Java persistence engine that stores data structured in graphs rather than in tables. Neo4j is the most popular graph database. Neo4j version 1.0 was released in February, 2010. The community edition of the database is licensed under the free GNU General Public License (GPL) v3. The additional modules, such as online backup and high availability, are licensed under the free Affero General Public License (AGPL) v3. The database, with the additional modules, is also available under a commercial license, in a dual license model.
Orchestrate provides a simple RESTful API service that eliminates the need for developers to operate their own databases in production. Powered by best-of-breed NoSQL databases, it unifies full-text search, social graph, activity feed, key/value document and time-ordered event queries in a single interface, eliminating the operational and financial burden of deploying databases when both building new applications and adding new features to existing ones.
Periscope Data
Periscope plugs directly into your databases and lets you run, save, and share analyses over billions of data rows in seconds. By plugging into database, marketing and billing systems, it can show customers how email and SMS affect user retention; which sales channels produce the most loyal users; and how many users use both web and mobile frontends.
Ragic enables business people without programming skills to create cloud databases just like how they create a spreadsheet form. Ragic focuses on helping companies and teams who have outgrown their Excel files, to move on to a real database solution that can scale in terms of users, data relation, and data size. Users of Ragic are able to build their own database applications without a line of code through a spreadsheet interface, or install from the supplied ready-made database application templates across many business functions.
Reindex is a backend as a service for React apps. With Reindex you can build mobile and web apps without time consuming backend development. We provide the storage with a GraphQL API, so you can concentrate on shipping amazing apps to your users. Reindex integrates seamlessly with Relay, the JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications. Together with Relay and other open source tools for GraphQL, Reindex provides a great developer experience: instead of writing complex logic for data fetching and mutations, you can write declarative queries and the framework handles the complex details.
Salesforce.com Inc. is a global enterprise software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Though best known for its customer relationship management (CRM) product, Salesforce has also expanded into the social enterprise arena through acquisitions. It is currently ranked the most innovative company in America by Forbes magazine, as well as number 27 in Fortune's magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2012. As of April 2013, the company is ranked sixth in providing services in marketing and customer service automation
Scaphold is a rich backend-as-a-service platform with a web interface like Parse that exposes its API using the powerful GraphQL language.
SecureDB is the fastest way to encrypt and store the data in the cloud. SecureDB comes built-in with the following modules: 1) Encrypted User Profiles 2) Encrypted Custom Data 3) Encrypted Files. Traditionally, implementing encryption is a complicated, expensive and time consuming exercise. SecureDB makes implementing strong encryption simple, fast and inexpensive.
Webdis is a simple HTTP server which forwards commands to Redis and sends the reply back using a format of your choice. Accessing /COMMAND/arg0/arg1/.../argN[.ext] on Webdis executes the command on Redis and returns the response; the reply format can be changed with the optional extension (.json, .txt…)

If there is an organization you think should be listed here, you can submit as Github issue for this research project and I will consider adding.