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IBM Buys Cloud Database Startup Compose

IBM has closed a deal to acquire Compose, a startup based in San Mateo, Calif., that offers database software as a cloud-based service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Compose — formerly known as MongoHQ — was a member of tech accelerator Y Combinator’s class of 2011 and had raised nearly $7 million in two rounds of funding from investors including Data Collective and Trinity Partners. IBM will make Compose part of its BlueMix cloud platform for software developers.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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