Category: Couchbase Architecture

Index Service Improvements in Couchbase Server 7.2.2 : Part 2

Index Service Improvements in Couchbase Server 7.2.2 : Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two part blog. Part 1 discusses the Index service scaling improvements implemented in Couchbase Server 7.2.2. This second part focuses on reducing memory and disk I/O overheads. Reducing Memory Overheads for Indexer Process Couchbase...

October 23, 2023
Index Service Improvements in Couchbase Server 7.2.2 : Part 1

Index Service Improvements in Couchbase Server 7.2.2 : Part 1

Since the start of this year, we (Couchbase Indexing Team) undertook a project to improve indexing service on Capella. This blog discusses the goals we planned to achieve at the start of this project and the list of improvements delivered...

October 10, 2023
Offline-first: a mindset for developing faster, more reliable mobile apps

Offline-first: a mindset for developing faster, more reliable mobile apps

What does offline-first mean? The term “offline-first” describes a mobile app that is built to perform most, or all, of its core functionality without access to the Internet. The concept is simple enough, but all too often this is not...

How Generative AI Works with Couchbase

How Generative AI Works with Couchbase

Welcome to the season of AI. Generative AI. With this blog we will explain how generative AI works with Couchbase. We know generative AI is going to be a huge issue and opportunity for nearly every data-enabled enterprise application. In...

Unlocking Next-Level Search: The Power of Vector Databases

Unlocking Next-Level Search: The Power of Vector Databases

These days, you can’t go anywhere without hearing about the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI). The concept may feel overwhelming if you haven’t incorporated AI into your platform, but it’s much easier to understand than it seems. One of...

Data Replication: Advantages & Disadvantages

Data Replication: Advantages & Disadvantages

Data replication (storing redundant copies of data in multiple locations) is crucial when it comes to maintaining high availability, improving the performance of your systems, and ensuring business operations run smoothly in the event of disaster. However, it does come...

July 28, 2023
What is a Distributed Application? Definition and Examples

What is a Distributed Application? Definition and Examples

A distributed application is a program that runs on one or more computers simultaneously and communicates through a network. In this blog post, we’ll dive into how distributed applications work, how they differ from standalone or traditional applications, how you...

Implementing an Application Modernization Strategy

Implementing an Application Modernization Strategy

Today, organizations must continuously evolve to stay competitive and meet customer needs. Because legacy systems can’t meet the requirements of new applications, organizations are turning to application modernization for improved speed, flexibility, and scale. In this article, we’ll explore the...

Couchbase Capella Outshines DynamoDB, MongoDB, Redis in Speed, Functionality, and TCO

Couchbase Capella Outshines DynamoDB, MongoDB, Redis in Speed, Functionality, and TCO

Altoros, a renowned IT consulting organization with an extensive history in database comparison, has published their most recent independent benchmark, commissioned by Couchbase. The benchmark evaluates the DBaaS solutions offered by Couchbase, Redis, Amazon, and MongoDB. This study utilizes the...

June 5, 2023
Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: Features and Benefits

Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: Features and Benefits

Databases play a crucial role in storing, organizing, and retrieving information. Two main types of databases are relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases. Both have unique features and benefits, so choosing the right type of database is essential for building...

App Scaling (What It Is and How To Do It)

App Scaling (What It Is and How To Do It)

As organizations grow, their applications also face increased demand. This demand typically includes more data processing and additional users accessing the system simultaneously. If an application can’t handle this growing demand, it may become slow, unresponsive, or even crash, resulting...

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...