What a whirlwind 2021 has been! We’ve had a lot of major events take place this year including debuting on Nasdaq, debuting in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, launching Couchbase Server 7.0, and of course, introducing Couchbase Capella. It’s been a major year for blogs too, which is why in this two-part series we’re going to highlight our top 10 blogs published this year. Without further ado, let’s start with blogs 10-6:

10. Using Fluent Bit for Log Forwarding & Processing with Couchbase Server, by Patrick Stephens
Fluent Bit started as a native log forwarding solution for embedded targets, allowing you to reuse Couchbase Kubernetes solution for on-prem deployments or even while using Kubernetes without the Couchbase Autonomous Operator as well. This post walked you through how to do that along with a bit of background on the various components involved.

9. What to know about the Log4j Vulnerability CVE-2021-44228, by Ian McCloy.
Log4shell rocked the enterprise software world this year, and we jumped into action with this post for customers explaining what they needed to know.

8. Geospatial Basics, Spatial Databases & NoSQL Examples, by Tyler Mitchell
This is a brief introduction to several geospatial data concepts, covering spatial databases, spatial indexing and using GeoJSON data in NOSQL.

7. SQL to NoSQL: Automated Migration, by Matthew Groves
While most people think SQL to NoSQL sounds like a contradiction, thanks to advanced innovations in Couchbase Server’s NoSQL database, it’s actually becoming much easier. In this post you’ll be introduced to a tool called SqlServerToCouchbase, an open source attempt at an automated tool to help you “convert” a Microsoft SQL Server database into a Couchbase Server database.

6. 11 Fluent Bit Tips and Tricks for Log Forwarding with Couchbase, by Patrick Stephens
We made log forwarding and processing with Couchbase much easier this year with the addition of support for log forwarding and audit log management both for Couchbase Autonomous Operator and for on-prem Couchbase Server deployments. This article covers tips and tricks for making the most of using Fluent Bit for log forwarding with Couchbase.

Coming up next in the series will be part 2 in which we’ll highlight blogs 5-1!.


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