White Papers

Why NoSQL?

Why NoSQL?

Application requirements have fundamentally changed, and traditional RDBMS technology has failed to keep pace. As a result, the use of NoSQL technology is rising rapidly. Massive change is underway, disrupting the database status quo.

Couchbase Mobile - Building Always-Available Apps, Always-Responsive Apps

Couchbase Mobile - Building Always-Available Apps, Always-Responsive Apps

With the explosion of rich multimedia content and data, proliferation of ever more powerful smartphones and tablets, and plethora of mobile apps available in the market, mobile app developers are constantly seeking out new ways to drive app adoption. Mobile apps are becoming very data-driven in nature, as it is really the content and continuous access to that content that truly differentiates the best apps that succeed in the market from those that don’t. There is a new breed on mobile apps that’s quickly becoming the norm: apps that are always-available and always-responsive even when the network is down or slow. Download this white paper to find out how to use Couchbase Mobile to build always-available offline apps that will improve your apps’ user experience.

Developing Applications with Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR)

Developing Applications with Cross Data Center Replication (XDCR)

Mission critical applications need a database that is always on. While intra-cluster replication helps with server failures giving you high availability, your system still remains at risk from catastrophic failures. You may also need a way to improve the response time for users when they are globally distributed by replicating information closer to them. 

Extend Your Data Tier with XDCR

Extend Your Data Tier with XDCR

Couchbase Server 2.0 supports cross datacenter replication (XDCR), providing an easy way to replicate data from one cluster to another for disaster recovery as well as better data locality. This whitepaper describes how XDCR works in Couchbase Server including the difference between intra-cluster replication and cross datacenter replication, various XDCR topologies, and use cases where XDCR is beneficial.

Couchbase for Gaming

Couchbase for Gaming

Unlike traditional relational databases, Couchbase Server, a NoSQL database, provides easy scalability, consistent high performance, always-on 24x365 operations, and a flexible data model. Couchbase powers some of the most popular social and mobile games from companies like Zynga, EA, Tencent, Shuffle Master and many others. In this whitepaper, we’ll explore the database capabilities that have made Couchbase Server the preferred database for social and mobile games.

Building Content-Driven Apps

Building Content-Driven Apps

Whether you're building an online publication, a product catalog or a third-party data aggregation app, a NoSQL document database is a great match for your platform. In this white paper you will learn how Couchbase Server document database technology, integrated with full-text search from Elasticsearch, provide a great combination for building rich, content-centric applications.