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Modeling data

Cloudant® stores data as JSON documents. To store data as objects in your application, use the included data object mapper class that maps native objects to the underlying JSON document format.


Overview

Cloudant stores data as JSON documents. The CloudantToolkit framework provided an object mapper to map between native objects and JSON documents. The CDTDatastore API does not provide this feature. The snippets in the following sections demonstrate how to use CDTDatastore objects to accomplish the same operations.

AndroidCloudant stores data as JSON documents. The CloudantToolkit API provided an object mapper to map between native objects and JSON documents. Cloudant Sync does not provide this feature. The snippets in the following sections demonstrate how to use DocumentRevision objects to accomplish the same operations.

Parent topic: Migrating apps storing mobile data in Cloudant with IMFData or Cloudant SDK