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faraz.ahmed's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago
Latest activity 3 months 3 weeks ago

Couchbase memcached critically overflows memory allocation

We are experiencing a critical issue with the server ignoring the server and bucket RAM quotas. The Linux OOM kicks in and kills Couchbase due to this overflow.

CentOS release 6.5 (Final)

Admin console stats for an...

vinayp's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago

error during restore using cbrestore

[Couchbase Version 2.0.1]


I am trying to restore the data backed up using cbbackup to a new cluster. The amount of data is large ~630GB.
I am using cbrestore and it runs for some time and fails when it has completed around 50% to 55% of the restore. The following is...

Joel's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago
Latest activity 3 months 4 weeks ago

Why is the Java client throwing unchecked exceptions?

The JavaDoc is (to be generous) rather sparse, and it's often not immediately clear how everything works together, so getting unchecked exceptions (e.g. from ViewResponse) is a really frustrating. Throwing checked exceptions would at least give some indication of what sort of things...

bj's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago

Is it possible to cbtransfer between two clusters with different passwords

Judging from the following errors, you have to have the same password on both the source and destination clusters since you can only enter the password once on the command line:

$ /opt/couchbase/bin/
bradmont's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago
Latest activity 4 months 2 weeks ago

License for couchbase-lite for android?

According to the couchbase-lite for android github repo, it's licensed as Apache 2, but I downloaded the precompiled JARs and the LICENSE.txt contains a far more restrictive license, which for example forbids reverse engineering. I'm unsure why there is a difference; is it because of included...

dfb's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago

Rebalance repeatedly fails with not_all_nodes_are_ready_yet

Hello, I have a 6-node cluster and one of the nodes is in the "pend" state and the UI says I need to rebalance the cluster. Each time I attempt to rebalance it, however, the rebalance fails. The log shows a not_all_nodes_are_ready_yet error. If I wait awhile and try again, the same error happens...

Nakomis's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago
Latest activity 4 months 1 week ago

Installing on CentOS 5.x

Hi folks,

I'm trying to install centos on Centos 5.x, and I'm getting the following errors:

error: Failed dependencies: is needed by couchbase-server-2.5.1-1083.
kirkbcb's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago

Whatever happened to GeoCouch?

Sorry if this is the wrong place...we have been using Couchbase for a while now and I was hoping that the spatial support would continue to evolve, but the documentation for the latest versions doesn't contain a lick about spatial views (or at least I can't find it), even with the 'experimental...

zbintliff's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago
Latest activity 3 months 4 weeks ago

set(key, doc, persistTo) sychronous or asychronous?

We are doing some proof of concepts and are testing different parts of couchbase. We have about 2.9 million documents that we are loading. I noticed that when I switched from set(key, value) to set(key, value, PersistTo.ONE) the performance plummetted (normal run time was 5 minutes now its...

flo_vonderuni's picture
Asked 4 months 2 weeks ago

Node.js, Sync Gateway, CBL: best way to transfer small files


I'm trying to transfer some image files of thumbnails (one per CB document) to the iOS app that I'm writing.

I'm entering documents into my main bucket using the Node.js API, and the data gets synced to the iOS devices using the CB Sync Gateway and CBL.

I've seen that...