Moving From Relational to NoSQL whitepaper

Top 3 reasons for choosing Couchbase as an Oracle alternative

Cost-effective and flexible deployment options

Couchbase's node-based licensing typically costs 10-40x less
Oracle challenge: cost-effective scaling
 than Oracle with its complex per-core based licensing – especially on servers with many cores.

With a flexible JSON-based data model, developers can build applications with agility, and without needing a dedicated Couchbase DBA to manage schemas.

Couchbase comes with fully integrated caching and supports data persistence at scale. It also provides a full mobile stack with an embedded database and sync to deliver online/offline mobile experiences.

Scalable platform with high-performance caching

Couchbase is based on a shared-nothing, memory-first architecture with an integrated cacheThe requirements of a good caching layer are simplicity and low latency.
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and memory-to-memory replication. The result is consistent high-throughput performance with sub-millisecond response times at any scale.

Couchbase provides cross datacenter replication (XDCR), making it easy to set up active-active bidirectional clusters across multiple regions. Applications can perform local read and write across regions, improving data latency and availability.

All the features you expect from RDBMS in NoSQL

Couchbase provides the N1QL query languageGet the familiarity of SQL with the flexibility of JSON.
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, a SQL-based query language for JSON documents, and also supports filtering, ANSI joins, aggregation, and more.

Couchbase also supports both single-document and distributed multi-document ACID transactions.

Add it up and only Couchbase provides the flexible data models and ACID guarantees that deliver the performance and high availability you’d expect in modern applications.

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Why enterprises choose Couchbase for their caching solutions


LinkedIn, the world's largest online professional network, has 300M+ members and uses Couchbase for website reliability monitoring. They cache over 8M real-time metrics (12TB+ of data), loading 16M entries into Couchbase every 5 minutes. All in-memory storage in the LinkedIn datacenter is done by Couchbase.

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Amadeus is the world's largest processor of travel bookings, managing a 17 TB dataset. Amadeus uses Couchbase clusters and cross data center replication to ensure continuous uptime and scale for 100% growth YOY. With Couchbase, Amadeus supports 15 million operations per second, with 2.5 ms response time and 5 nines of reliability

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Compare Capella database services

Compare Couchbase Capella™ with other cloud Database-as-a-Service providers like MongoDB’s™ Atlas cloud service and Amazon’s DynamoDB database service. Find out why Couchbase Capella is the best solution for you.