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Fortune 500 Customers to Showcase NoSQL Journey at Couchbase Connect 2015

May 07, 2015
Cisco, DirecTV, GE Global Research Center, Intuit TurboTax, LinkedIn, Ryanair, and More to Share Enterprise NoSQL Experience - Avalon Consulting, LLC, Firefly Logic, Intel, Joyent, Simba and Vormetric Sponsor

Mountain View, Calif. – May 7, 2015 – Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, will host Couchbase Connect 2015 on June 2 – 4 at Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Themed “NoSQL NoLimits,” the conference will attract more than 1,500 developers, administrators and decision makers who will learn best practices and new use cases from Fortune 500 companies.


“2015 is shaping up to be another amazing year for us as more and more enterprises deploy mission critical applications that require the scale and performance that only Couchbase NoSQL can deliver,” said Bob Wiederhold, CEO, Couchbase. “Couchbase Connect has more than tripled in size over the past two years due to the growing adoption of Couchbase Server to support an expanding number of use cases for web, mobile and IoT applications.”  


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Fortune 500 Technology Experts Share Enterprise NoSQL Experiences


Senior executives, IT leaders and developers from leading brands will share their experiences building big data architectures, developing always-available mobile apps, moving to micro services and more. Customer sessions will include:


  • Couchbase Powers Cisco’s Move from Legacy Software to Cloud Based Service Model - Clint Ricker, technical lead, Cisco
  • TurboTax Online’s Journey to Micro Services - Umed Zokirov, software engineer, Intuit
  • Using Couchbase Mobile for Offline Sync for Industrial Internet Applications - Michael Hart, senior software development manager, GE Global Research Center
  • Ingesting and Processing Data with Kafka and Hadoop - Michael Kehoe, site reliability engineer, LinkedIn
  • Applications Architecture with Couchbase and Node.js at DirecTV - Garrido Fidenco, principle engineer, DirecTV
  • Reinventing the Customer Experience at Ryanair with Couchbase Mobile - Vladimir Atanasov, lead developer, Ryanair
  • Finding NoSQL's Home in the Enterprise Data Strategy Roadmap - Gabe Arnett, senior director, platform technology solutions, Moody’s Analytics
  • Interactive Data Analytics Using Couchbase - Arvind Jade, architect leader, Nielsen
  • Creating a Central Data Backbone at PayPal: Couchbase to Kafka to Hadoop and Back - Shibi Sudhakaran, software engineer, PayPal
  • A Digital Showroom Experience at Global Scale Powered by Couchbase Mobile - Didier Caron, software engineer, PVH


Couchbase Connect Keynotes

The 2015 Couchbase Connect conference will open with keynotes from CEO Bob Wiederhold and Senior Vice President of Engineering and Products Ravi Mayuram. On day two, Bryan Cantrill, CTO of Joyent, will present a keynote on the simplicity and high-performance of running Couchbase on bare metal containers. Other real-world implementation keynotes will be announced shortly.


A general session panel on “Women in Coding” will discuss how the current technology skills gap can become a bridge to attracting more women to engineering. The panel will include engineering team leaders and innovators who are passionate about increasing diversity in the tech industry, including:

  • Dipti Borkar, senior director of solutions, pre-sales engineering, Couchbase
  • Maria Mokhnatkina, engineering manager, Motorola Mobile
  • Danese Cooper, distinguished member of technical staff, open source, PayPal


All-day, Hands-on Workshops Led by Couchbase Experts


The three-day event kicks off on June 2, with all-day, hands-on workshops for mobile, developer, administration and SQL for Documents (N1QL). Technologists and developers interested in learning how to administer NoSQL, build apps on NoSQL, develop mobile NoSQL or develop and deploy applications with SQL for Documents (N1QL) can sign up now.


Couchbase Connect Sponsors

The Couchbase eco-system continues to grow rapidly. Partners including Avalon Consulting, LLC, Firefly Logic, Intel, Joyent, Simba and Vormetric will be speaking and sponsoring the conference.


For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact


Register for Couchbase Connect 2015 today and stay updated on the event by using the #CBConnect hashtag on twitter.


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About Couchbase

Unlike other NoSQL databases, Couchbase provides an enterprise-class, multicloud to edge database that offers the robust capabilities required for business-critical applications on a highly scalable and available platform. As a distributed cloud-native database, Couchbase runs in modern dynamic environments and on any cloud, either customer-managed or fully managed as-a-service. Couchbase is built on open standards, combining the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, to simplify the transition from mainframe and relational databases. 


Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, American Express, Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast/Sky, Disney, eBay, LinkedIn, Marriott, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit

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