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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.

Chatbot on Azure and Couchbase for Viber

Chatbot on Azure and Couchbase for Viber

A chatbot can be a novel way to interact with users. After writing a post introducing the basics of serverless, and also writing a post on writing Azure Functions, I decided I would try to build something a little more...

Matthew Groves December 8, 2017
Serverless Architecture with Cloud Computing

Serverless Architecture with Cloud Computing

Serverless is one of the new buzz words that you’ve probably heard. It refers to a type of deployment where the server is abstracted away. It doesn’t mean there aren’t servers, just that you don’t have to provision the servers...

Matthew Groves December 5, 2017
ASP.NET Core with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET Core with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET Core is the newest development platform for Microsoft developers. If you are looking for information about plain old ASP.NET, check out ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started. ASP.NET Core Tools to Get Started The following video will take you from...

Matthew Groves November 30, 2017
ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET with Couchbase: Getting Started

ASP.NET is the development platform that most Microsoft developers use. At the Couchbase Connect Silicon Valley 2017 conference, I spoke to some .NET developers in a workshop. I asked them what type of content they’d like to see me create...

Matthew Groves November 27, 2017
Tooling Improvements in Couchbase Server 5.0 (Update)

Tooling Improvements in Couchbase Server 5.0 (Update)

Tooling improvements have come to Couchbase Server 5.0. Note: this is an updated repost of Tooling Improvements in Couchbase 5.0 Beta. In this blog post, I’m going to show you some of the tooling improvements in: Query plan visualization –...

Matthew Groves November 8, 2017
Profiling and Monitoring in Couchbase Server 5.0 Preview (Update)

Profiling and Monitoring in Couchbase Server 5.0 Preview (Update)

Profiling and monitoring for N1QL are a big part of the Couchbase Server 5.0 release (now available for download). Note: this is an updated repost of Profiling and Monitoring in Couchbase Server 5.0 Preview (Update). Query Workbench Once again, I’ll...

Matthew Groves November 7, 2017
Couchbase Console (video tour) – Update

Couchbase Console (video tour) – Update

Couchbase Console has a refreshed UI in Couchbase Server 5.0. Couchbase Server 5.0 is now available for download. But back in January, we were releasing developer builds to get early feedback. Note: this blog post is an updated repost of...

Matthew Groves November 6, 2017
N1QL Enhancements in Couchbase Server 5.0

N1QL Enhancements in Couchbase Server 5.0

N1QL enhancements have come to Couchbase. N1QL is one of the flagship features of Couchbase Server. The release of Couchbase Server 5.0 further bolsters N1QL with a range of enhancements. Many of these enhancements have been covered in previous blog...

Matthew Groves October 31, 2017
Fast Failover with Couchbase Server 5.0

Fast Failover with Couchbase Server 5.0

Fast failover is one of the many improvements that come with the release of Couchbase Server 5.0 (now available for download). Failover is one of the important concepts to understand when it comes to distributed databases. The CAP theorem states...

Matthew Groves October 30, 2017
Performance Testing and Load Testing Couchbase with Pillowfight

Performance Testing and Load Testing Couchbase with Pillowfight

Performance testing and load testing are important processes to help you make sure you are production ready. For testing Couchbase Server clusters, there is an open-source command line utility called “cbc-pillowfight”. It’s part of libcouchbase. Before you begin You’ll need...

Matthew Groves October 3, 2017
Distributed session management with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed session management with ASP.NET Core and Couchbase

Distributed session is a way for you to store your session state outside of your ASP.NET Core application. Using Couchbase to store session state can help you when you need to scale your web site, especially if you don’t want...

Matthew Groves September 20, 2017
Azure Functions and Lazy Initialization with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions and Lazy Initialization with Couchbase Server

Azure Functions are still new to me, and I’m learning as I’m going. I blogged about my foray into Azure Functions with Couchbase over a month ago. Right after I posted that, I got some helpful feedback about the way...

Matthew Groves September 15, 2017