The blockchain database network for the decentralized stack

IPDB is a ready-to-use public network with a focus on strong governance, all powered by BigchainDB.

A planetary-scale blockchain database

The distributed, permanent web is evolving and needs a decentralized database. We are that database.

IPDB is a planetary-scale blockchain database built on BigchainDB. It’s a ready-to-use public network with a focus on strong governance. It shares all the features of BigchainDB to make developers’ lives easier.

IPDB Distributed
A single public database

A single public database

IPDB gives you easy access to a single public, decentralized database with added blockchain characteristics—all built on top of open source BigchainDB.

No installation required—just sign up and go

No installation required—just sign up and go

All you have to do is sign up to start using IPDB. IPDB Caretakers will handle running a BigchainDB network for you.

Store any data, permanently

Store any data, permanently

IPDB allows you to store data indefinitely. It provides blockchain-style tamper-resistance and database-style queryability to give you the best of both worlds.

Predictable pricing

Predictable pricing

Use of IPDB is not based on a cryptocurrency, so a spike in the price won’t make it too expensive to run your application. Usage of IPDB during the test net phase is free of charge.

Responsible governance

Responsible governance

The IPDB Foundation relies on its caretakers and elected board to navigate governance issues.

A Dashboard for your IPDB apps

A Dashboard for your IPDB apps

Manage your apps, give users access, and get statistical insights about your app’s API usage.

  • API usage statistics
  • Access control
  • User management

IPDB Foundation: human-scale governance

The IPDB Foundation is made up of members called caretakers. Our caretakers elect the management board and operate the nodes that validate blocks and store data.

IPDB Governance