Category: Couchbase Architecture

PepsiCo on Modern Applications, Technology Trends, and the Role Cloud Plays in Business

PepsiCo on Modern Applications, Technology Trends, and the Role Cloud Plays in Business

These days, keeping up with technology trends and ensuring your applications adapt to modern business and user requirements is becoming increasingly important. On a journey to speak with industrial leaders about their company transformations in Couchbase’s new customer interview series,...

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...

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...

Magma: The Next-Generation Document Storage Engine

Magma: The Next-Generation Document Storage Engine

The Couchbase database platform supports two storage mechanisms: Couchstore, the default, and Magma, the recently released engine. Both offer benefits under various scenarios. This blog post gives a brief overview of the new Magma storage engine, provides a comparison of...

October 17, 2022
Couchbase Server On ARM, Supersonic Performance At Competitive Pricing

Couchbase Server On ARM, Supersonic Performance At Competitive Pricing

ARM v8 processors, traditionally found in the mobile phone space, are now gaining in popularity among desktop hardware vendors and major Cloud Service providers alike. ARM v8 processors offer better performance and reduced power consumption for reduced infrastructure costs over...

Reduce TCO By 10x Using Couchbase 7.1 For Large Multi-Terabyte Databases

Reduce TCO By 10x Using Couchbase 7.1 For Large Multi-Terabyte Databases

Store hundreds of terabytes of JSON data and query in milliseconds with Couchbase 7.1. Our new storage engine in 7.1, Couchbase Magma, makes Couchbase the most cost-effective and performant database, lowering TCO. With Magma storage engine, Couchbase 7.1 becomes the...

May 12, 2022
What’s New In Couchbase Server 7.1

What’s New In Couchbase Server 7.1

Can a Database Fight Inflation? Introducing Couchbase Server 7.1 This year, I’ve asked myself, how can a database help fight inflation? The answer is to make efficiency improvements in the database that outpace inflation. For as long as I’ve worked...

NoSQL DBaaS benchmarks: which cloud comes out on top?

NoSQL DBaaS benchmarks: which cloud comes out on top?

The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially increased the pace of digitization, and for many organizations, data demands have never been higher. As enterprises accelerate their digital transformation journeys, the need to quickly and efficiently scale their database infrastructure to meet increased...

April 26, 2022
Combine Clusters to Achieve High Availability

Combine Clusters to Achieve High Availability

Whether on-premises or on the public cloud, Couchbase customers have a distinct set of needs: ACID transactions, high durable writes, high availability and high performance. Couchbase’s architecture helps meet these needs while also reducing pain for DevOps and DBAs (perhaps...

Energy at the Edge: How the Right Database Can Lower Our Gas Prices

Energy at the Edge: How the Right Database Can Lower Our Gas Prices

What can a database do to help an oil and gas company lower rising prices at the pump? It turns out, a lot! In this post, I explore some data-related factors of rapidly increasing energy costs and how Couchbase can...

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 2

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 2

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 2 Again (as I did in Part 1) I want to point out an excellent blog written by Shivani Gupta, How to Migrate to Scopes & Collections in Couchbase 7.0, which...

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 1

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 1

Migrating Buckets to Collections & Scopes via Eventing: Part 1 First I want to point out an excellent blog written by Shivani Gupta, How to Migrate to Scopes & Collections in Couchbase 7.0, which covers in great detail other methods...