What is a 'simple web database', exactly?

What is csvbase?

csvbase is a public, open access database.

The data on csvbase comes in table-form: with columns and rows.

It is called csvbase because one of the easiest ways to interact with it is via csv files. To get the csv file for any table, just add .csv to the url, so




Anyone can create an account and start creating tables on csvbase.

Each table on csvbase is made available in various formats:

  • CSV
  • JSON
  • Parquet
  • Microsoft Excel
  • and others

Each table also has it's own API.

You also can directly edit your tables via a web browser.