Category: Best Practices and Tutorials

Differences Between Serverless vs. Cloud Computing

Differences Between Serverless vs. Cloud Computing

Overview of Serverless Computing and Cloud Computing This blog post will discuss the main differences between serverless and cloud computing, their advantages and disadvantages, and their primary use cases. Keep reading to learn which type of computing is the best...

Consolidate Your Databases to Eliminate Data Sprawl, Reduce Complexity and Lower Costs

Consolidate Your Databases to Eliminate Data Sprawl, Reduce Complexity and Lower Costs

The concept of consolidation is simple, and applying its principles can bring immense benefit to any organization. But what does consolidation mean in the context of database technology?  Google defines consolidation as “the action or process of combining a number of...

What is Vector Similarity Search?

What is Vector Similarity Search?

Vector Similarity Search Overview Vector similarity search is a technique that finds similar content or data according to their vector representations. Imagine each piece of data as a collection of numbers arranged in a specific way. By comparing these collections...

Unlocking Data Security: Customer-Managed Encryption Keys in Capella

Unlocking Data Security: Customer-Managed Encryption Keys in Capella

Capella understands how important data security is to your business, especially when using cloud services. That’s why we’re excited to announce a new feature that lets you take control over your data protection: Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK). What is CMEK?...

API vs. SDK: Breaking Down the Differences (Plus Examples)

API vs. SDK: Breaking Down the Differences (Plus Examples)

This blog post will discuss what APIs and SDKs are, the differences between them, how developers use them, and situations in which you would benefit from choosing one over the other. What is an API? The traditional definition of an...

A Guide to Vector Search

A Guide to Vector Search

What is Vector Search? Developers are flocking to vector search to make their applications more adaptive to their users. As the term search implies, vector search is for finding and comparing objects using a concept known as vectors. Put simply,...

Tyler Mitchell February 26, 2024
An Overview of Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG)

An Overview of Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG)

What Is Retrieval-Augmented Generation? There’s no doubt that large language models (LLMs) have transformed natural language processing, but at times, they can be inconsistent, random, or even plain wrong in the responses they deliver to a prompt. While this can...

Caroline Kerns February 21, 2024
What are Vector Embeddings?

What are Vector Embeddings?

Vector embeddings are a critical component in machine learning that convert “high-dimensional” information, such as text or images, into a structured vector space. This process enables the ability to process and identify related data more effectively by representing it as...

Matthew Groves February 20, 2024
Join us at DeveloperWeek Oakland

Join us at DeveloperWeek Oakland

Get ready for a leading-edge developer experience at DeveloperWeek 2024! Hosted in Oakland, Feb 21 – 23, you will find many great sessions on AI, cloud computing, and more – we can’t wait to see you there. Did you forget...

Data Analysis Methods: Qualitative vs. Quantitative

Data Analysis Methods: Qualitative vs. Quantitative

Data analysis is a crucial step in extracting meaningful insights from collected data. Two common approaches to analyzing data are qualitative and quantitative analysis. Each method offers different techniques for interpreting and understanding your findings. This blog post will further...

Couchbase Product Marketing February 13, 2024
FAST Data Generation With The Capella Eventing Service

FAST Data Generation With The Capella Eventing Service

Every application developer has faced the need for sample data. Whether it’s for functional testing or stress testing at scale, a large volume of meaningful data is required to see how an app actually performs under real world conditions. In...

Managed Cloud Services: Types, Benefits & Considerations

Managed Cloud Services: Types, Benefits & Considerations

As technology advances, numerous organizations are turning to cloud computing to safeguard their information and oversee their operations. Despite the numerous benefits of the cloud, it can also be complex and time consuming to manage on your own. This is...

Couchbase Product Marketing February 5, 2024