Tag: distributed

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...

Distributed Databases: An Overview

Distributed Databases: An Overview

Distributed Databases apply the principles of distributed computing to storing data. The simplest example is a database which stores data on two (or more) servers connected by a network. This “cluster” can be accessed and managed as if it was...

March 29, 2021

NoSQL Document Database Replication – MongoDB vs. Couchbase

Replication has been a crucial part of Database Systems for decades for providing availability and disaster recovery. In recent times, with the evolution of distributed databases to address the need for highly available, scalable and globally distributed deployments operating across...