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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.

Geospatial Search With ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, Google Maps

Geospatial Search With ASP.NET Core, Aurelia, Google Maps

Geospatial search is now fully supported in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 announcement, and download the developer build for free right now. In this post, I’m going to demonstrate the geospatial capabilities of Couchbase Full Text...

Matthew Groves March 23, 2018
Index Partitioning in Couchbase Server 5.5

Index Partitioning in Couchbase Server 5.5

Index partitioning is a new feature available in Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the Couchbase Server 5.5 Developer Build announcement and download the release for free right now. In this post, I’m going to cover: Why you might want to use index...

Matthew Groves March 19, 2018
New Querying Features in Couchbase Server 5.5

New Querying Features in Couchbase Server 5.5

New querying features figure prominently in the latest release of Couchbase Server 5.5. Check out the announcement and download the release for free right now. In this post, I want to highlight a few of the new features and show...

Matthew Groves March 9, 2018
Machine Learning with Couchbase and Nexosis

Machine Learning with Couchbase and Nexosis

Machine Learning is a tool that is helping developers and data scientists to accomplish all sorts of tasks: Classification – organize and tag data Regression – find relationships between data points Forecasting – use current data to predict the future...

Matthew Groves February 27, 2018
Meet Couchbase at DevNexus

Meet Couchbase at DevNexus

DevNexus is a huge professional developers conference that takes place February 21-23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center. Couchbase is honored to once again be sponsoring this tremendous conference. Have @mgroves rocking #couchbase at #devnexus pic.twitter.com/sQHK84xk0v...

Matthew Groves February 14, 2018
Alexa Skills with Azure Functions and Couchbase

Alexa Skills with Azure Functions and Couchbase

Alexa Skills are the “apps” that you can build to run on Amazon devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, etc. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to build an Alexa skill using serverless Azure Functions and a Couchbase backend...

Matthew Groves February 13, 2018
Proof of Concept: Making a case to move from relational

Proof of Concept: Making a case to move from relational

Proof of concept may be just what you need to start when you’re evaluating Couchbase. We’ve been blogging a lot about the technical side of moving from a relational database like Oracle or SQL Server to Couchbase. Here are some...

Matthew Groves January 29, 2018
JSON Modeling for RDBMS Users (video)

JSON Modeling for RDBMS Users (video)

JSON modeling was covered in a previous blog post which was, in turn, based on a CSV import blog post that came before that. While writing the post on JSON modeling, it occurred to me that it might be useful...

Matthew Groves January 26, 2018
JSON Data Modeling for RDBMS Users

JSON Data Modeling for RDBMS Users

JSON data modeling is a vital part of using a document database like Couchbase. Beyond understanding the basics of JSON, there are two key approaches to modeling relationships between data that will be covered in this blog post. The examples...

Matthew Groves January 25, 2018
CSV tooling for migrating to Couchbase from Relational

CSV tooling for migrating to Couchbase from Relational

CSV (Comma-seperated values) is a file format that can be exported from a relational database (like Oracle or SQL Server). It can then be imported into Couchbase Server with the cbimport utility. Note: cbimport comes with Couchbase Enterprise Edition. For...

Matthew Groves January 18, 2018
Test Drive: Trying Couchbase on Azure for Free

Test Drive: Trying Couchbase on Azure for Free

Test Drive is an Azure feature that allows you to try out software in the cloud for free. Previously, I wrote about how Getting started with Couchbase on Azure is easy and free. That post told you how to get...

Matthew Groves January 9, 2018
Scaling Couchbase Server on Azure

Scaling Couchbase Server on Azure

Scaling is one of Couchbase Server’s strengths. It’s easy to scale, and Couchbase’s architecture makes an efficient use of your scaling resources. In fact, when Couchbase customer Viber switched from Mongo to Couchbase, they cut the number of servers they...

Matthew Groves December 18, 2017