Category: Performance

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...

Couchbase Capella Expands Security: Broadening SSO and Compliance Capabilities

Couchbase Capella Expands Security: Broadening SSO and Compliance Capabilities

In today’s digital landscape, where data breaches and security threats are a constant concern, the role of databases in safeguarding sensitive information has never been more crucial. Building upon its commitment to robust security measures, Couchbase Capella™ has further enhanced...

Reaching for the Heavens – How Cloud is Helping Balance IT Spending in 2023

Reaching for the Heavens – How Cloud is Helping Balance IT Spending in 2023

Following the incredible insights we received into cloud services from our 2022 CIO survey, in 2023 we wanted to dig deeper into the ways in which enterprises are using the cloud. Why are they switching? How essential is the cloud...

Webcast: How to Optimize Application Performance & Lower TCO With a NoSQL DBaaS

Webcast: How to Optimize Application Performance & Lower TCO With a NoSQL DBaaS

A lot of customers come to Couchbase to replace outdated relational databases that were driving up their costs by dragging down the performance, flexibility, and scalability of their applications. We hear similar complaints about high costs from businesses that moved...

Tyler Mitchell May 9, 2023
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...

Tyler Mitchell 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...

Couchbase Product Marketing 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™...

Rick Jacobs 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...

Matthew Groves 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...

Matthew Groves 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...

Shivani Gupta May 12, 2022