Category: Performance

Guide to Cloud Data Replication

Guide to Cloud Data Replication

Traditional data replication required managing a lot of moving parts in your application. Modern data replication takes it to the cloud, where backend systems do most of the heavy lifting. But cloud data replication is more than just synchronizing data...

January 26, 2023
Why Choose a NoSQL Database? There Are Many Great Reasons

Why Choose a NoSQL Database? There Are Many Great Reasons

NoSQL, short for “Not only SQL,” is a term used for database systems that store information in a variety of formats to support requirements that traditional relational (or SQL) databases have difficulties addressing. Legacy relational systems were designed to minimize...

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
Upgrade to Couchbase Capella from Community Edition Now

Upgrade to Couchbase Capella from Community Edition Now

Couchbase is a NoSQL database platform that offers several editions and deployment options, including a free installation binary as well as a fully managed database as a service. This blog briefly compares our free Couchbase Community Edition to Couchbase Capella™...

August 10, 2022
Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 5

Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 5

Misconceptions on NoSQL have been around for a long time. This blog series is now wrapping up with a discussion of what it means to be “most dreaded” and what it means to give memory to a database. Be sure...

July 27, 2022
Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 4

Couchbase vs MongoDB: NoSQL Misconceptions Part 4

Misconceptions about NoSQL have been around as long as NoSQL itself. It’s always good to get different perspectives, and so this blog series continues. I’ll be discussing NoSQL misconceptions, specifically when it comes to two of the top document database...

July 21, 2022
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...

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...

Deliver a winning customer experience for the Super Bowl

Deliver a winning customer experience for the Super Bowl

Super Bowl LVI is coming up this Sunday, with the Cincinnati Bengals facing off against the Los Angeles Rams on their home turf in Inglewood, California. Over 70,000 fans are expected to descend upon SoFi Stadium to watch the event...

February 10, 2022
Durability Performance Testing With SDK 3.0+

Durability Performance Testing With SDK 3.0+

Learn about performance testing for durable writes with SDK 3.0+ and setting up infrastructure using Couchbase’s cbc-pillowfight. Performance-testing durability with any database can be subjective and challenging because there are other factors that influence performance. Durability is the act of...

How Does Couchbase Capella™ Compare With Azure CosmosDB

How Does Couchbase Capella™ Compare With Azure CosmosDB

Overview Couchbase is the modern database for today’s enterprise applications. The pace of digitization is blistering, spurred on by unexpected events like COVID-19. Additionally, in today’s digital-first world,  there is an ever-increasing demand for 24x7x365 availability of applications to support...

December 6, 2021