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Matthew D. Groves is a guy who loves to code. It doesn't matter if it's C#, jQuery, or PHP: he'll submit pull requests for anything. He has been coding professionally ever since he wrote a QuickBASIC point-of-sale app for his parent's pizza shop back in the 90s. He currently works as a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Couchbase. His free time is spent with his family, watching the Reds, and getting involved in the developer community. He is the author of AOP in .NET, Pro Microservices in .NET, a Pluralsight author, and a Microsoft MVP.

Join Us for a New Webcast: New Year, New UI

Join Us for a New Webcast: New Year, New UI

Join us on January 18th for a live, free webcast: “New Year, New UI”. The Couchbase Capella UI had a recent developer experience refresh. In the upcoming webcast, I’ll take you through a live tour. There won’t be any slides,...

January 5, 2023
DevIntersection 2022 Recap

DevIntersection 2022 Recap

As a sponsor of the DevIntersection 2022 conference in Las Vegas, Couchbase was able to showcase its NoSQL database solutions to the attendees. We had a booth in the expo hall and a speaking session where I discussed caching. Finally,...

December 19, 2022
How to Model Data: A Guide To JSON Data Modeling

How to Model Data: A Guide To JSON Data Modeling

When beginning to learn about document databases, it’s nice to have a grasp of JSON data modeling basics. This will help you navigate the space and topics easier having an expanded vocabulary on the subject. Experience with a traditional relational...

November 18, 2022
Developer Velocity on the Stack Overflow Podcast

Developer Velocity on the Stack Overflow Podcast

I was fortunate to be a guest on the Stack Overflow podcast recently. The topic was “Developer Velocity”, which was something that my fellow guest (and long-time developer community compatriot) Cory House wanted to discuss. What is Developer Velocity? In...

November 11, 2022
6 Types of Data Models (With Examples)

6 Types of Data Models (With Examples)

In part 2 of the “how to model data” series, we’ll look at a variety of logical models, their strengths and weaknesses, and pros and cons. Part 1 of this series covered the three steps of data modeling: conceptual, logical,...

October 26, 2022
What is Data Modeling? Conceptual, Physical, Logical

What is Data Modeling? Conceptual, Physical, Logical

Data modeling is the process of planning a structure to represent how information and relationships between information will be stored in your system. This post is a brief introduction to data modeling, as well as three progressive types of data...

October 7, 2022
ASP.NET Core CRUD with NoSQL: Part 5

ASP.NET Core CRUD with NoSQL: Part 5

This ASP.NET Core CRUD series is coming to end. We’ve covered setup (part 1), reading with SQL++ (part 2), reading with key-value (part 3), and creating/updating (part 4). In this last post, we’ll look at the D in CRUD: deleting....

August 2, 2022
Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 5

Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 5

Misconceptions on NoSQL have been around for a long time. This blog series is now wrapping up with a discussion of what it means to be “most dreaded” and what it means to give memory to a database. Be sure...

July 27, 2022
Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 4

Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 4

Misconceptions about NoSQL have been around as long as NoSQL itself. It’s always good to get different perspectives, and so this blog series continues. I’ll be discussing NoSQL misconceptions, specifically when it comes to two of the top document database...

July 21, 2022
Comparing Couchbase Capella vs CosmosDB

Comparing Couchbase Capella vs CosmosDB

CosmosDB is Microsoft’s NoSQL offering that’s exclusive to Microsoft Azure. It used to be called DocumentDB, but they changed the name and added some interesting new features. Let’s go a little deeper on it and explore its strategy, documentation, what...

July 19, 2022
Couchbase vs. MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 3

Couchbase vs. MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 3

Misconceptions about NoSQL have been around as long as NoSQL itself. It’s always good to get different perspectives, and so this blog series continues. I’ll be discussing NoSQL misconceptions, specifically when it comes to two of the top document database...

July 12, 2022
ASP.NET Core CRUD with NoSQL: Part 4

ASP.NET Core CRUD with NoSQL: Part 4

ASP.NET CRUD apps include interaction with data that consists of create, read, update, and delete. In part 1, we setup a basic ASP.NET Core project. In part 2, we added the first read endpoint, using a SQL++ query against wishlist...

June 28, 2022