Capella App Services is now on Google Cloud. Fully managed cloud-to-edge sync!

Build your apps and get to market faster

Capella App Services is a fully managed backend designed for mobile, IoT, and edge applications. Developers use App Services to access and sync data between Couchbase Capella™ and edge devices, as well as to authenticate and manage mobile and edge application users.

Leave backend infrastructure management to us

Use our off-the-shelf backend without the need to set up or manage servers

Build serverless apps that sync data across devices and the cloud

Create applications that work all the time – both online and offline

Easily scale from prototype to production

Start with just a few users and scale to millions effortlessly

Secure your apps, frontend to backend

App Services secures your app data in motion and at rest, on device, and in the cloud

Develop modern mobile and edge apps without the hassle of managing servers

Easy to build for developers

Capella is a one-stop shop for developers, who can leverage SQL, SDKs, and extensive platform and language support to build fast and resilient mobile apps that seamlessly sync from the cloud to edge devices, while delivering offline-first data access, peer-to-peer sync, and automatic data conflict resolution.

Easy to manage for architects

Deploy and manage both the DBaaS and mobile sync services through a single easy-to-use interface. App Services connect to edge and mobile devices, facilitating data synchronization and making it easier for customers to manage their application backend from the cloud to the edge.

Support more mobile use cases

Managing the synchronization gateway through Capella App Services dramatically expands the kinds of business-to-employee and business-to-consumer application use cases that Capella can support such as gaming, field employee support, and customer experience.

What makes App Services the best backend for developing offline-first mobile and IoT applications?

Fully managed cloud database

Fully managed backend NoSQL database with SQL, full-text search, analytics, and data change events with built-in high availability and disaster recovery.

Learn more

Embedded database for mobile and IoT apps

Client-side NoSQL database for mobile, IoT, and edge applications. It stores data and files on device, supports SQL, full-text search and data change events, and runs on iOS, OS X, tvOS, Android, Linux, Windows, Xamarin, Kotlin, Ionic, embedded systems, and more.

Learn more


Sync data and files between devices and the cloud, or between devices using peer-to-peer sync, enabling highly available offline-first applications that work online and offline.


REST and real-time APIs that interact with your backend data through a RESTful interface and listen to data change events.


File storage for user-generated content including images, videos, and any other binary content.


Authenticate users with Basic, OIDC, OAuth 2.0, and custom auth providers.

Data access control and authorization

Control what users can read and write with row and field-level security, and validate data changes.


Couchbase Capella DBaaS

Capella is a fully managed Database-as-a-Service that automates setup, replication, and ongoing maintenance so you can focus on development and get your apps to market faster. Capella gives you speed, scale, and flexibility at your fingertips.

Learn more

Couchbase Lite

Embedded NoSQL, JSON document database and alternative to SQLite with full SQL and CRUD functionality. Built from the ground up as a native database for mobile devices and custom embedded hardware. Couchbase Lite leads all SQLite alternatives.

Learn more

Platforms and Languages


Couchbase supports all major mobile platforms in addition to traditional desktop and server environments.


Couchbasesupports all major mobile programming languages.

Use Cases & Solutions

Field Service

Enable field employees with one platform to manage data from different sources, push that data to the edge, and ensure that data is available online and offline.

Learn More
Peer-to-Peer Services

Achieve real-time responsiveness and 100% uptime for offline-first applications with an embedded database and direct collaboration between edge devices.

Learn More
Catalog and inventory

Publish new product and inventory content in real time and scale to millions of products and requests per second to present the right data at the right time.

Learn More
IoT Data Management

Manage, support, and drive real-time data insights at the edge with embedded and cloud databases, sync, and guaranteed data availability.

Learn More

What customers are saying

PepsiCo relies on Couchbase to power apps that operate even when offline, and sync in real time when connected, allowing reps in the field to service customers anywhere – regardless of internet speed or connectivity.

See how PepsiCo leverages Couchbase for mobile apps

Louis Vuitton puts the entire store catalog in the hands of employees who use tablets for real-time inventory and pricing despite poor network connectivity.

Learn how Louis Vuitton uses Couchbase for mobile apps

BD radically changed the traditional patient/doctor relationship by enabling remote patients to share real-time health data with their doctors for immediate diagnostics and care.

How BD leverages mobile NoSQL

Tommy Hilfiger transformed the buying experience for retailers by creating a powerful digital showroom that minimizes the shipment of sample garments.

How Tommy Hilfiger uses Couchbase for mobile apps

Start creating amazing customer experiences today.