Category: Best Practices and Tutorials

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....

Supercharge your Data Mesh strategy with Couchbase Capella

Supercharge your Data Mesh strategy with Couchbase Capella

“Data as a Product”  In the face of challenging economics and intensified customer focus, organizations are trying to lower costs and maximize efficiency – and one way they hope to do it is by treating data as a product, that...

How to lower your company’s AI risk in 2023

How to lower your company’s AI risk in 2023

With the OpenAI’s landmark releases of DALL·E 2, and ChatGPT last year, people have been interacting with artificial intelligence and seeing first hand (a tiny bit of) its potential.  These tools can feel like magic. Each takes a textual prompt...

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies

In this post, we review some important considerations for planning for business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR). Business continuity needs careful consideration when using Couchbase as a core business service. Today’s focus is on the application layer and the...

Our 2022 Hot Topics and Innovations

Our 2022 Hot Topics and Innovations

Over the past year the Couchbase blog has been filled with product announcements, developer tutorials, conceptual introductions, and much more. Here is a look at the most popular posts that we had and why it is still worth reading today....

Tyler Mitchell December 22, 2022
Why Cloud Lock In is Getting Worse

Why Cloud Lock In is Getting Worse

Almost everything we do, both online and offline, is powered by the cloud. Whether it’s buying groceries at your local supermarket, streaming your favorite TV show or opening an email – you are using the cloud. The computation power, storage...

Why You Need a Mobile Database

Why You Need a Mobile Database

Mobile app usage is increasing worldwide, not only in user volume, but in daily time spent on apps. TechCrunch recently reported that mobile users now spend between four and five hours – roughly ⅓ of waking hours – on smartphone...

How to Model Data: A Guide To JSON Data Modeling

How to Model Data: A Guide To JSON Data Modeling

When beginning to learn about document databases, it’s nice to have a grasp of JSON data modeling basics. This will help you navigate the space and topics easier having an expanded vocabulary on the subject. Experience with a traditional relational...

Matthew Groves November 18, 2022
Physical Storage Layer Options for Couchbase as a Persistent System of records

Physical Storage Layer Options for Couchbase as a Persistent System of records

In a previous blog, I talked about various storage strategies that need to be considered when choosing the correct storage to meet your business requirements. This becomes more salient as datasets continue to grow and consistent performance is mandated by...

How to Choose a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)

How to Choose a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)

Picking a database is a long-term commitment, whether for an application or a data warehouse project. The database is the foundation of your application and provides secure storage and access to all of your information. And without data, you don’t...

Couchbase as a Persistent System of Records – Storage Considerations

Couchbase as a Persistent System of Records – Storage Considerations

When using Couchbase as a persistent system of records the underlying storage infrastructure needs to be considered. Infrastructure decisions have an impact on the overall performance and availability of the data store, with the knock-on effect of impacting the data...

Building Modern Applications with JSON and SQL – Webinar

Building Modern Applications with JSON and SQL – Webinar

Over the past decade, there has been a major shift in how applications are conceived, designed, built and deployed. They look and behave completely differently than traditional ERP or CRM systems.  We recently held a webinar highlighting how Couchbase is...