Tag: performance

Why Cloud Lock In is Getting Worse

Why Cloud Lock In is Getting Worse

Almost everything we do, both online and offline, is powered by the cloud. Whether it’s buying groceries at your local supermarket, streaming your favorite TV show or opening an email – you are using the cloud. The computation power, storage...

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...

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
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...

Enable AI-driven Insights Using Couchbase: A Practical Framework

Chris Galy, Chief People Officer at Couchbase, explained in an article you can find with a quick Google search that our mission is about channeling our passion to solve hard problems so our customers can innovate and change the world....

Health Checking a Couchbase Cluster

Most databases are configured and sized correctly based on the information available at the time of their initial launch, but they tend to become unhealthy or undersized due to organic growth of their datasets and/or changes in their workload profiles....

Remote Links: Analyze Trends with Couchbase Analytics

Remote Links: Analyze Trends with Couchbase Analytics

Introduction to remote links Couchbase is excited to announce its new Remote Links Analytics Service feature in the latest Couchbase Server 6.6 release. Remote links enable real-time operational analytics to obtain and analyze data from multiple Couchbase data clusters and...

August 12, 2020
External Datasets: Accessing AWS S3 in Couchbase Analytics

External Datasets: Accessing AWS S3 in Couchbase Analytics

Introduction to external datasets Couchbase is very excited to announce its new “External Datasets” Analytics Services feature in the latest Couchbase Server 6.6 release. External datasets empower customers to access externally stored data in real-time from Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

August 12, 2020
Eventing Improvements: Timers, Handlers and Statistics

Eventing Improvements: Timers, Handlers and Statistics

With the release of Couchbase 6.6 the Eventing Service has major improvements in functionality. We’ve introduced new Eventing Timers that can be cancelled using the cancelTimer() function, or by creating a new timer with the same reference identifier as an...

Using Multiple Disks to Speed Up Couchbase Analytics Queries

Using Multiple Disks to Speed Up Couchbase Analytics Queries

Typical ad-hoc analytical queries have to process much more data than can fit in memory. Consequently, those queries tend to be I/O bound. When the Analytics service was introduced in Couchbase 6.0, it allowed users to specify multiple “Analytics Disk...

Testing N1QL Workloads with Apache JMeter

Testing N1QL Workloads with Apache JMeter

One of the key features that Couchbase provides for querying JSON data is a N1QL language. N1QL allows users to access and modify the contents of their JSON documents with familiar SQL statements. Quite often, during development phase of a...

Less Is More: Why Use a Cost-Based Optimizer?

Less Is More: Why Use a Cost-Based Optimizer?

Less is more.  — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe There is no truer statement on the goals of a query optimizer. Do less: Less memory, less CPU, less disk, less IO, less instructions, less partitions, less overflow. Less everything for...

September 7, 2019