Category: Application Design

Data Consistency Models & Performance: Couchbase vs. CockroachDB

Data Consistency Models & Performance: Couchbase vs. CockroachDB

Design decisions influenced by CAP Theorem The CAP theorem states that a database cannot simultaneously provide all three of the following guarantees: Consistency (the latest information is always available everywhere) Availability (every read and write request receives a response) Partitioning...

Extending .NET Caching Provider for Collections

Extending .NET Caching Provider for Collections

To help .NET developers better use Couchbase in their applications, there is a collection of community-supported Couchbase Extensions. These include extensions for caching, session, multiop, compression, and locking. And there are some officially supported extensions for dependency injection, open telemetry,...

Matthew Groves April 11, 2023
Updating Sensor Data: Exploring Couchbase’s Multi-Model Options

Updating Sensor Data: Exploring Couchbase’s Multi-Model Options

Couchbase has become a popular choice for IoT use cases, thanks to its flexible multi-model data management capabilities. Recently, I was working with a customer in the cruise industry that had a unique challenge – they needed Couchbase to receive...

Matthew Groves April 4, 2023
App Development Costs (A Breakdown)

App Development Costs (A Breakdown)

Developing an app can be very lucrative, but it requires some upfront costs. So, how much does it cost to develop an app? App creation costs can vary dramatically depending on the size and complexity of the app being developed....

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 5: Prepared statements

From N1QL to JavaScript and Back – Part 5: Prepared statements

In previous blogs, we covered executing N1QL (SQL++) from JavaScript functions, processing documents through iterators, manipulating data. and handling errors. We now move to executing dynamic statements. Prepared statements JavaScript functions can prepare and execute prepared statements, much like any request...

From N1QL to JavaScript and back – Part 4: Error Handling

From N1QL to JavaScript and back – Part 4: Error Handling

In previous blogs, we have covered executing N1QL from JavaScript functions, processing documents through iterators, and manipulating data. We now move onto handling errors from N1QL statements. Error handling When an error of any nature is encountered, the jsevaluator by...

Designing the Couchbase Kotlin API 

Designing the Couchbase Kotlin API 

I’m pleased to announce the GA release of Couchbase Kotlin SDK version 1.0. In truth, I’m over the moon. This project has been a labor of love. After working with Java for decades, I have a new favorite language. In...

David Nault May 3, 2022
Build A Python Microservice With Couchbase – Part 3

Build A Python Microservice With Couchbase – Part 3

Recap In the previous two installments of this series, we discussed the drivers behind creating microservices. We also looked at why Couchbase is the perfect datastore to use with such an architecture. We also looked at three variants of a...

Michael Minichino April 26, 2022
Event Broker Integration with Couchbase, Solace & Java

Event Broker Integration with Couchbase, Solace & Java

In the previous blog post we discussed how Couchbase can seamlessly integrate into an Event-Driven Architecture. Using the Couchbase Eventing Service, document mutations can be published to a Solace PubSub+ queue from where the data is made available to subscribing...

Reuse SQL Queries between Server & Mobile App Databases

Reuse SQL Queries between Server & Mobile App Databases

As we all know, code is expensive to maintain—the more complex the code, the higher the cost of maintaining it. Therefore, since the beginning of time, software developers have worked very hard to achieve the goal of code reusability. Couchbase...

Aaron LaBeau March 14, 2022
Couchbase Mobile changes source code license to BSL 1.1

Couchbase Mobile changes source code license to BSL 1.1

With the Couchbase Mobile 3 release, we are announcing that Couchbase is changing our source code license from Apache 2.0 to the Business Source License version 1.1 (BSL 1.1) for Sync Gateway and Couchbase Lite products. Last year, we announced...

Scott Anderson February 25, 2022
Why Uplevel From MongoDB™

Why Uplevel From MongoDB™

Today’s applications need to deliver a great experience to users anywhere, all the time. For business-critical applications, there is no downtime, they must support customers 24/7, 365. Applications are being architected to run on micro-services and to be developed in...

Rick Jacobs February 22, 2022