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Matthew Revell is a Lead Dev Advocate, EMEA Couchbase. He developed a global strategy for putting Couchbase front in the minds of the product's developers.

Couchbase Server on Bigstep

Recently we’ve had a series of posts showing how to deploy Couchbase in various public clouds. Bigstep is a public cloud provider with a pretty big difference. We’re all familiar with firing up a bunch of VMs, at will, using...

Developer advocacy in 2015

Thursday and Friday last week the Couchbase EMEA Developer Advocacy team gathered in London to review 2015 and discuss our plans for 2016.   Laurent Doguin, our Developer Advocate for South Europe, joined us from Paris, Martin Esmann, who looks after the...

Efficiently querying for deleted documents with N1QL’s MISSING

When you’re building an application, a situation often comes up where your users want to delete some content but you still need to know that the data once existed. Let’s say you’re building a messaging app. You might want to give...

Coffee on Couchbase with LinguSocial

This Wednesday at 14.00 UTC I’ll be holding a Hangout on Air with LinguSocial’s founder Marcel Goya.   LinguSocial is a translation service that uses Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile to provide real-time translation of text and voice conversations. I’ll be...

N1QL talk at Big Data Spain 2015

Last month I spoke about NoSQL query methods, and Couchbase’s N1QL in particular, at the excellent Big Data Spain in Madrid. The team at Big Data Data Spain have just published that talk on YouTube!

What’s new in Couchbase 4.0 video

Couchbase Server 4.0 has been out for almost a month now! I made a short(ish) video going over the main new features that are of interest to application developers. Make sure you download Couchbase Server 4.0 and give it a whirl....

Couchbase at Big Data Spain

Thursday and Friday last week the Couchbase team were at the excellent Big Data Spain in Madrid. With 1,000 attendees from across Europe, Big Data Spain is one of the larger practical developer-focused big data events this side of the...

Couchbase 4.0: declarative query for JSON is here!

Before the relational model, databases worked like large linked lists; whether hierarchical or peer-to-peer, data retrieval was a matter of link-walking until the right record showed-up. SQL and the relational model changed that. With their advent it was possible to...

N1QL in Lithuania!

I'm heading over to Vilnius next week to speak at the Big Data Strategy conference! In my talk I'll be covering the evolution of NoSQL query methods, right from the 1960s' hierarchical databases to N1QL, which brings the SQL back to...

Couchbase 4.0 at Seenit

We're still a short while away from the full release of Couchbase 4.0. Nonetheless, the team behind crowd-sourced video app Seenit are already putting N1QL and more to work.   Dave Starling, CTO of Seenit and also a Couchbase Developer Expert, chatted to...

First steps with Node.js and Couchbase Server

I've been playing around with the Couchbase Node SDK lately and I thought it might be fun to blog my progress towards creating a fully fledged Node app using Couchbase as the database. Over the course of a few blog posts, I'm going...

Couchbase Connect 2015 Call for Papers

This week we held a phenomenal Couchbase Live Europe in London. Hundreds of people from across Europe attended to share their Couchbase experiences, with news of SQL for Documents (also known as N1QL) and our new multi-dimensional scaling strategy taking...