Blogs : Competitive

1 month 4 days ago

The Database Cage Match: Redux

Within every market, a leader emerges. In the 90s, the database market was represented by fierce competition between Sybase, Informix and Oracle. Oracle emerged as the leader. It was a well...
1 month 4 days ago

MongoDB and DataStax, In the Rearview Mirror

Thumbtack published an excellent blog post today (link). It highlights the preliminary results of performance tests executed with Couchbase Server, MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise (Apache...
1 month 1 week ago

DataStax FUD

This is not the first time I've addressed FUD (link). However, it is the first time I've addressed FUD directed at Couchbase and that's a great thing. After all, I know what happens next...
4 months 3 weeks ago

Topology: The Architecture of Distributed Systems

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can judge the architecture of a distributed system by its topology. If two distributed systems are equally effective, is the one with the...
10 months 1 week ago

Ruby on Rails and Couchbase-Model for a Social Application!

Also using HAML, SASS, Bootstrap, And Twitter OmniAuth... Before we start – Here’s the GitHub code for this App… We recently had our 3rd Couchbase San Francisco conference which, by the way...